Public Administration

Troy University

Master On Campus Online Blended
15 months
850 USD/credit
850 USD/credit
425 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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A versatile degree program, the Public Administration offered by Troy University is conveniently offered in class, online and through a blended program option. This degree, which requires 12 courses (nine core courses and three concentration courses), can be completed in as little as 15 months. 


Do you dream of making a difference through working as a member of a federal, state, local or non-profit agency or as a decision maker within the public sector? Does the idea of serving your fellow man through the private sector or within a government entity appeal to you? Troy University Master of Public Administration degree program excels in training public leaders and provides an excellent foundation for a career or advancement in public service.

Students can choose from one of five concentrations:

  • Public management
  • Public health administration
  • Non-profit management
  • Public human resource management
  • National security affairs

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Contemporary American Foreign Policy 
  • Survey of International Relations 
  • International Law 
  • Geostrategic Studies 
  • Seminar in International Relations 
  • National Security Policy 
  • International Power and Influence 
  • Military Strategy and International Relations 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, 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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or a 3.0 grade point average on the last 30 semester hours and
  • Have an acceptable score on the appropriate entrance exam - official test score required,.
  • Provide an official letter of recommendation. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
  • In-State

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 15 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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