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Public Administration, MPA

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In public administration, professionals oversee work environments that flourish outside the traditional boundaries of business, such as healthcare, nonprofit and government sectors. 

About

Keller's Master of Public Administration degree can help you gain the competencies you need by providing a comprehensive education that also emphasizes practical application. Focusing on the development of leadership and team-building abilities, our Master of Public Administration degree coursework addresses essential topics including human resources, budgeting and accounting, project management and public policy formulation and implementation.To further focus your Master's in Public Administration degree program you will need to choose one of two emphases: Healthcare Management or Government Management. Customized to your specific interests, our Master of Public Administration degree is designed to help you achieve your professional goals in any one of these expanding fields.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics 
  • Applied Managerial Statistics
  • Managing Organizational Change 
  • Innovation through Technology 
  • Project Management Systems 
  • Health Service Systems 
  •  Health Rights and Responsibilities
  • Health Services Finance 
  •  Health Policy and Economics 
  • Managed Care
  • Government Management
  • Managerial Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis 
  • Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting 
  • Governmental Budgeting and Finance 
  • Public Policy Formulation and Implementation 
  • Intergovernmental Management 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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

    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.

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Academic Requirements

  • Each applicant for either an online or on campus education must be at least 17 years old on the first day of classes. Documentation of age may be required.
  • Each applicant must have earned one of the following educational credentials from a DeVry recognized organization:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • A General Educational Development (GED®) certificate
  • A post-secondary or professional degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    766 USD/credit
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  • National

    766 USD/credit
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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