12 months
16552 USD/year
16552 USD/year
5114 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Public Administration program at Southern Utah University provides an intellectual, collaborative and engaged learning environment where practical and theoretical concepts of public administration are presented within the historical, political, social, cultural and economic contexts. 

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Students learn to act as facilitators in defining and pursuing the public interest. Those who are new to the Public Administration at Southern Utah University  field will learn how to effectively manage in their organization and make ethical decisions that will benefit the community at large.


Versatile in its design, students may customize the program to suit their personal interests and career objectives. A variety of electives are available, and students may choose from course offerings in any combination of on-campus or online.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Program Overview and Theory of Public Administration
  • Public Finance Economics
  • Research Methods 
  • Public Administration & Ethics
  • Administrative Law
  • Human Resources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • SUU Graduate Admissions application
  • Payment of the non-refundable application fee
  • A Letter of Intent written by the applicant
  • A current resume
  • Receipt of three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions.
  • Writing sample
  • Achieved and awarded a Bachelors Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Online Out-of-State only applicants must have 1 year of professional work experience. Experience will be evaluated by the admission committee in consideration with the full application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8276 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    16552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8276 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    5114 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2557 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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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