Public Affairs, Master | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
Duration
7838 USD/year
7838 USD/year
4166 USD/year
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About

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers a program leading to the degree of Master in Public Affairs (MPA). The MPA degree allows the student to select from two different tracks: Public Administration, and Public Policy and Management.

Overview

At The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Public Affairs is a discipline developed from the study of political science, management, and law. 

Public administration, both as scholarly study and professional preparation is interdisciplinary substance and methodology, borrowing from economics, sociology, psychology, business, and industrial engineering as well as political science and law.

Key Features

  • The Public Policy and Management track has a dual-purpose mission: to conduct research into pressing policy issues and to share the findings with leaders and citizens in an effort to find viable solutions. 
  • Graduates will be skilled public managers with specific expertise in one of several policy areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Seminar in Public Administration
  • Scope and Methods
  • Policy Implementation and Program Evaluation
  • Public Budgeting and Finance
  • Political Leadership: Decision-Making and Management in Public Organizations
  • Public Personnel Administration
  • Public Service Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for national students.

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Personal  Statement detailing  professional  goals  and  reasons  for pursuing the graduate degree indicating references to previous employment and experience.
  • Three names of individuals who may be contacted for personal or professional recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7838 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7838 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4166 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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