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Public Administration

University of Southern Indiana

Master
24 months
Duration
692 USD/credit
692 USD/credit
351 USD/credit
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About

Welcome to the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at the University of Southern Indiana! Our program is designed to train and prepare you to be future managers, administrators, and leaders in the public and nonprofit sectors throughout the Evansville area, Southwest Indiana, the Tri-State region, the State of Indiana, and the Midwest.

Overview

The MPA program is the preferred degree program for individuals who hold or hope to acquire a supervisory position in the public or nonprofit sector. Individuals interested in these career sectors pursue the MPA to improve their management-related job skills and performance, obtain leadership positions within their current organizations, or begin their career in a public or nonprofit organization. Some pursue the MPA to strengthen their academic credentials and knowledge of the public sector in order to prepare for law school or doctoral level work.

Students may choose a specialization in either public sector administration or nonprofit administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public and Nonprofit Personnel Administration
  • Budgeting in Public and Nonprofit Administration
  • Research Methods in Public Administration
  • Introduction to Public Administration 
  • Policies and Processes in the Public Sector 
  • Program Evaluation in the Public and Nonprofit Sector

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Graduate Studies Application
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Transcript Submission
  • Verification of English competency

Submit an official TOEFL or International English Language Testing System  score report verifying a minimum total score of one of the following:

  • TOEFL (paper-based): 550
  • TOEFL (internet-based): 79
  • IELTS: 6
Additional Documents
  • Copy of Visa or Passport
  • International Graduate Student Estimate of Expenses
  • International Statement of Finance Form
  • International Student Transfer Form
Graduate Program Application Process
  • For more information regarding specific program requirements and program application deadlines, refer to the Graduate Programs tab

Tuition Fee

  • International

    692 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 692 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    692 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 692 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    351 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 351 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

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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