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Public Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
, KY, | Online
Designed for management professionals in the public and non-profit sectors, Sullivan’s on-campus and online Master of Public Management degree program develops and sharpens the practical skills necessary for effective public management.

About

The program focuses on strengthening students’ leadership abilities in order to effectively implement policies, projects and programs, while also addressing organizational, human resource and budgetary issues unique to the public sector.

Our program stresses the business side of public management through an innovative, practical curriculum that provides the intellectual and theoretical foundations for managerial roles in public and service organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Managerial Communication Skills
  • Negotiation in Conflict Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Operations Strategy
  • The Public Policy Process

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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).

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee $200
  • Copy of current passport, including ID page, address page, and any pages with existing visas or entry stamps, and I-94 front/back if applicable.
  • Please write an essay describing yourself, your past, present and future educational and professional goals. Essay must be at least 750 words and must be original.
  • Copy of transcripts from an accredited U.S. institution with a 2.5 GPA or above, and a copy of your marksheets/transcripts as proof of completion of a bachelor's degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 590 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National Applies to you

    590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 590 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Louisville

  • 897 - 1430 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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