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Public Administration, M.P.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Engage in a program that gives leaders and managers the problem-solving skills that they need in today's workforce. Excel in your career at a public, health care, or non-profit organization.

Accreditation

We're accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). It's the only MPA program accredited in Western New York and the Finger Lakes region.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Financial Management
  • Public Policy
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Statistics for Managers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    76

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GRE General Test score report for applicants with less than an undergraduate 3.0 GPA
  • Statement of objectives
  • Current résumé

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    16320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16320 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    10870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10870 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Brockport

  • 892 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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