Master On Campus

Public Administration

California State University Stanislaus

12 months
15638 USD/year
8506 USD/year
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A master's degree in Public Administration (MPA) from California State University Stanislaus, Stanislaus offers you far more than a professional degree. Our program is tightly connected to the surrounding Northern San Joaquin Valley. 


The Master of Public Administration program at California State University Stanislaus offers a well-regarded and well-established professional graduate-level course of study designed to prepare our students for the challenges and opportunities of a career in public service, non-profit entities, or for-profit firms that have close ties with the public sector. 

Learning outcomes

The MPA Program provides education and training of public administrators and policy analysts for leadership and management careers at the local, state, and national levels - with particular emphasis on government and non-profit organizations in the Central Valley. The program covers public service-oriented management science and the political, ethical, and organizational challenges in the public sector of the 21st century.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Administration of Public Affairs
  • Public Finance
  • State and Local Public Finance
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Public Policy Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate/Graduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 units completed
  • 18 units of upper-division Child Development or related coursework with minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Successful completion of writing section of GRE with a score of 3.5

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15638 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15638 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8506 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8506 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Turlock

1100 - 1600 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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