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Public Administration

Park University

Master On Campus Online
12 months
Duration
597 USD/credit
597 USD/credit
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About

The Public Administration programme offered by Park University develops your leadership expertise with a strong foundation in public service values.

Overview

The Master of Public Administration was the first graduate degree offered at Park University. Our values-grounded, liberal arts-based professional master’s program is designed to develop your leadership skills. You’ll build your knowledge base, decision-making capabilities, critical thinking and governing expertise across government, business, industry and nonprofit sectors.

The Public Administration programme offered by Park University is a cross-sector degree with broad applications in a rapidly changing global community. This program graduates leaders who make a difference in their communities and in the world.

Park University is home to one of the premier public affairs schools in the region, the Hauptmann School of Public Affairs. We recognize public affairs as the field of study that builds upon the interrelationships among the activities of government (at all levels), all sectors of society, and other elements of social and economic systems, locally and throughout the world. Today’s leaders must view government and administration from this broad, cross-sector perspective.

As a master’s candidate in this program, you’ll select an area of concentration:

  • Public Management
  • Global Governance
  • Nonprofit and Community Services Management
  • Disaster and Emergency Management
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Project Management
  • Management Information Systems

Careers

  • City Manager
  • Police Commissioner
  • Urban Planner
  • Elected Official

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Public Affairs Concepts and Theory
  • Public Affairs Methodology
  • Research and Analysis
  • Leadership Development and Organizations
  • Ethical Foundations of Authority and Responsibility
  • Seminar in Public Affairs

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
79
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).
6.5
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
2.75

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.
79
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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or the equivalent from an international institution, with at least a 2.75 grade point average (based on a 4.0 scale). Official transcripts must be provided.
  • A résumé which outlines the applicant’s academic and employment history, including names of organizations, position titles, a description of key duties and responsibilities, and periods of employment.
  • A statement of in-service or pre-service status to determine need for an internship. (Form will be provided by the MPA advisors.)
  • Additional information may be requested if needed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    597 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 597 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    597 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 597 USD per credit and a duration of 12 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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