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Public Administration, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Bellevue, NE, United States
Prepare to contribute as a public administration leader in government, nonprofit agencies, or public service. The Public Administration program at Bellevue University gives you learning that is aligned with the global standard in public service education.
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Overview

The industry advisors designated five topic areas imperative for success in public administration. You’ll take a deep dive into each. Concurrently, you’ll design and complete a project that directly applies to your specific interests or goals.

Along with exploring six key industry topics, you’ll select six practical projects to apply your learning. For example, you might choose grant writing or the option to develop a training guide or white paper based on your professional goals and situation.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Public Administration program at Bellevue University should be able to:

  • Lead and manage public or government committees or task forces that address initiatives.
  • Communicate and interact professionally and productively with stakeholders.
  • Make cogent decisions with a public service perspective.
  • Solve problems within the policy process.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundation in Public Administration 
  • Communications in the Public Sector
  • Public Administration Term Project 
  • Organizational Modeling & Decision Theories 
  • Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

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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).

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States

Tuition Fee

  • International

    585 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 585 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    585 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 585 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Bellevue

  • 1018 - 1570 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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