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Non-Profit Management, MPA

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, MA,
The Master of Public Administration program provides a quality graduate degree that is affordable, responsive to local workforce needs and is accessible to working part-time commuting students who seek to serve the public through employment in governmental and other non-profit institutions.

About

The Master of Public Administration program provides a quality graduate degree that is affordable, responsive to local workforce needs and is accessible to working part-time commuting students who seek to serve the public through employment in governmental and other non-profit institutions.

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree is an interdisciplinary program sponsored by the departments of Political Science, Criminal Justice, Geography and Regional Planning, and Economics and Business Management. Academic stewardship of this program will be the responsibility of a graduate committee consisting of one representative from each of these departments, selected by the recommendation from the graduate committee. Faculty teaching courses in the Public Administration program will serve as participating, but non-voting, members of the graduate committee.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Public Administration I
  • Foundations of Public Administration II: Public Policy Analysis
  • Organizational Behavior for Non-Profit and Public Organizations
  • Information Management
  • Research Methods for Public Administration
  • Ethics and Accountability
  • Capstone
  • Human Resource Management Skills
  • Strategic Management in Nonprofit Organizations
  • Public Relations and Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations
  • Independent Study in Non-Profit Management
  • Seminar in Non-Profit Management
  • Resource Development for the Non-Profit Sector
  • Mapping Community Data

                          Detailed Programme Facts

                          • Programme intensity Full-time
                            • Full-time duration 24 months
                          • Languages
                            • English
                          • Delivery mode
                            On Campus

                          English Language Requirements

                          You only need to take one of these language tests:

                          • Minimum required score:

                            90

                            The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                          • Minimum required score:

                            6.5

                            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                          Academic Requirements

                          General Requirements

                          • A bachelor's degree with either a major or concentration in a business related discipline from an accredited institution.
                          • An undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
                          • Three letters of recommendation, including a minimum of one academic reference.
                          • A written statement of purpose and intent to complete the program.

                          Tuition Fee

                          • International

                            14895 USD/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 14895 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                          •  $1,050 per credit for resident

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