18 months
817 USD/credit 17974 USD/year
817 USD/credit 17974 USD/year
559 USD/credit 12298 USD/year
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The Public Administration program of the East Stroudsburg University trains students to apply leadership models and theories to actual professional practice, empowers them to set and achieve organizational goals, to manage in a dynamic and technology driven economic environment and achieve business excellence, value human diversity, effect change, and demonstrate social responsibility.


What Distinguishes ESU's Public Administration Program?

Combining coursework from business management and political science, faculty offer both theoretical and practical approaches to the challenges of supervision and directing government activities and policies in areas such as health, education, finance, labor, justice and international relations. 

The Public Administration concentration in the Master of Science Degree in Management and Leadership prepares Graduates to be leaders in the public sector.

Do you want to make a difference in our complex world?

  • Are you a professional on track for a significant leadership position?
  • Are you a strategic thinker who wants to gain a broad interdisciplinary perspective on the issues facing the public sector so you can create and manage solutions?

Graduates of our program have a choice of a wide range of career opportunities such as employment in areas such as:

  • CIA/FBI Analyst or Agent
  • Budget Analyst
  • Customs Officer
  • Industrial Relations
  • Labor-Management Relations
  • Corporate Manager
  • Personnel Administrator
  • Public Affairs Research Analyst
  • Urban and Regional Policy Planner

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Public Administration: Theory, Scope and Methods
  • Problems in Public Administration
  • Budgeting & Finance
  • Public Personnel Administration
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Strategy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Rolling admission 


33 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants with an undergraduate degree in business or management will likely have taken coursework-providing competencies in these areas. 
    • Applicants with non-business undergraduate degrees will usually lack at least some of these competencies and will need to satisfy them through alternative means, including but not limited to: submission of a portfolio/dossier, including an updated vita or demonstration of work product and/or other professional experiences, successful completion of undergraduate coursework or passing the relevant graduate level coursework with a grade of "B" or higher.
    • Complete an on-line application
    • Transcript Evaluation: An official course-by-course transcript evaluation report will serve as the applicant's official transcript
    • TOEFL or IELTS scores
    • Goals Statement
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Resume/CV
    • Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17974 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 817 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    17974 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 817 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • In-State

    12298 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 559 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for East Stroudsburg

1000 - 1500 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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