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Public Policy and Administration

The University of St. Thomas (UST)

12 months
Duration
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
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About

Public Policy and Administration from The University of St. Thomas (UST) combines public policy and public administration into one unique post-graduate degree.

Overview

Public Policy and Administration from The University of St. Thomas (UST) is ideal for highly motivated and ambitious students like you who want to make a difference. You can feasibly complete your MPPA in one year. Our MPPA program has a strong emphasis on ethics and public service.

Careers

Alumni of the MPPA program go on to successful careers in many fields:

  • Federal, state & local government
  • Nonprofit management
  • Policy analysis
  • Scholarship & teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Public Leadership: Principles, Practices, & Realities 
  • Program Evaluation in Public Management
  • Comparative Public Policy and Administration
  • State and Local Government Administration 
  • U.S. Health Policy 
  • U.S. Science and Technology Policy
  • Federalism and Public Policy 
  • Policy Development and Implementation 
  • Public Personnel Admin
  • Global Energy
  • Emergency Management
  • American Constitutional Law 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines for priority admission.

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application: 
  • $35 application fee
  • Official transcript(s) from all previous institutions you’ve attended
  • GRE scores
  • Recommendation letters: 1 academic or professional, and 1 personal reference from an individual that can judge your ability to be successful in the public or nonprofit sector
  • Goal statement: 250-300 words describing your goals and interest in the program
  • Your latest résumé (recommended)
  • Interview with the MPPA program director
  • English proficiency exam (TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, or ELS level 112, or Pearson PTE 53)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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