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Public Policy and Administration, Master

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University rank #901 (ARWU) , TX,
The Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) degree program provides an accessible, flexible, and high-quality interdisciplinary graduate education that prepares students for, or advances them in, careers in leadership and management in public service or non-profit administration.


The MPPA provides students with three specific track options in order to tailor the degree to specific student interests and/or needs. These tracks are: Generalist, Public Management, and Public Policy.

The Generalist Track is a tailored mix of courses. The Public Management Track emphasizes the fundamentals of Public Administration. The Public Policy Track stresses the interdisciplinary nature of policy analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Graduate MPPA Elective
  • Decision Making for Public Policy
  • Public Leadership: Principles, Practices, and Realities
  • Comparative Public Policy and Administration
  • U.S. Health Policy

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admissions decisions are based on a combination of your undergraduate GPA, letters of recommendation, work history and an essay describing your academic goals and interests. GRE scores are required unless you have a graduate degree or verified work experience in the public or nonprofit sector.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2295 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2295 USD per module and a duration of .
  • National

    2295 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2295 USD per module and a duration of .
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 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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