Master Online

Public Administration

University of Alaska Southeast

24 months
25896 USD/year
25896 USD/year
12312 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The master program in Public Administration at the University of Alaska Southeast provides a strong interdisciplinary context in which to pursue the study of policy formation, implementation, and administration.


Candidates for the Master of Public Administration degree must satisfy all the University of Alaska Southeast graduate degree requirements in this catalog as well as the specific program requirements in this section. A minimum of 36 approved credits is required for the degree, in addition to evidence of practical experience in public or non-profit administration.

In order to permit students to pursue individual interests, a limited substitution of required courses is possible. Course substitutions must be approved by the student’s advisor and the program dean. The student’s approved program of study is reflected in the Application for Advancement to Candidacy.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Applied Research Methods
  • Public Policy and Accountability
  • Leadership
  • Human Resources and Organizational Development
  • Public Financial Management
  • Program Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Mandatory advising with the M.P.A. director
  • A completed online application at
  • $60 application fee
  • Official academic transcript indicating baccalaureate degree sent directly to UAS
  • Professional resume or vita
  • Two page (approximately 1,000 words) statement of professional objectives describing past public and non-profit experiences, outlining professional goals and stating how the M.P.A. program will help achieve your professional objectives
  • Three recommendations addressing professional dispositions on special forms provided by the UAS M.P.A. program

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12948 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12948 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6156 USD per semester during 24 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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