Master On Campus

Public Administration

The City University of New York

24 months
855 USD/credit 17955 USD/year
855 USD/credit 17955 USD/year
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The Master in Public Administration at The City University of New York  is for experienced professionals who want to gain administrative leadership skills through a convenient course schedule and accelerated program of study. Classes focus on current issues confronting administrative professionals in New York City.


Through the Master in Public Administration at The City University of New York, skills are developed in budgeting, communications, economics, management, and research methods. To bring real-world knowledge to pedagogy, Baruch College's distinguished faculty are joined in the classroom by expert practitioners as either instructors or guest speakers.

Learning outcomes

The program develops confident, innovative, ethical, and strategic leaders with the capability to make a difference in government and nonprofit administration. Students become a part of an alumni network that includes high-level administrators at such organizations including: Con Edison, Association for a Better New York, New York Cares, the Roundabout Theater Company, New York-Presbyterian, Maimonides Medical Center, NYC Office of Management and Budget, NYC City Council, NYC Department of Finance, NYC Parks Department, and the American Federation of the Arts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication in Public Settings 
  • Research and Analysis
  • Public and Nonprofit Management
  • Communication Strategy 
  • Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Analysis
  • Ethics and Public Decision Making

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee : A non-refundable fee of $75 is required
  • Evidence of a Bachelor Degree or equivalent is required
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Transcripts 
  • You must take either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and submit official scores.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) or Duolingo scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17955 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17955 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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