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Public Administration - Human Resource, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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The purpose of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program is to prepare students to enter the public sector as managers and leaders. The program is designed to enhance the career goals of professionals in government, special interests, and lobbying groups, nonprofit and professional organizations.


The course of study for the Master of Public Administration degree requires 36 credit hours. The core curriculum includes 18 semester hours and 18 semester hours in a selected area of concentration. Initially, students would be able to choose a general concentration in public administration or concentrations in public policy and management (PPM) and human resource management (HRM).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Managing Public & Private Organizations 
  • Public Policy Analysis 
  • Labor Management Relations 
  • Organizational Development 
  • Human Resource Management Seminar 

        Detailed Programme Facts

        • Programme intensity Full-time
          • Full-time duration 24 months
        • Languages
          • English
        • Delivery mode
          On Campus

        English Language Requirements

        You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

        • Minimum required score:


          The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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        Academic Requirements

        You need the following GPA score:

        Required score: 2.5

        Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).

        • Complete the online application, with appropriate fee in U.S. dollars ($40 for master’s degree programs, $50 for the doctoral programs).
        • Meet the immigration requirements for an F-1 visa. Applicants must be cleared by the International Student Advisor before an I-20 will be mailed.
        • Submit official transcript(s).
        • Submit applicable test scores for the program of interest.
        • Submit sufficient documentary evidence that the applicant will be financially supported throughout his/her studies in the United States. 

        Tuition Fee

        • International Applies to you

          16680 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 8340 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
        • National Applies to you

          9768 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 4884 USD per semester and a duration of 24 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 Bowie

        • 1742 - 2950 USD/month
          Living Costs

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


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