Public Administration

Washington Adventist University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
11160 USD/year
11160 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Public Administration at Washington Adventist University is a 37-credit-hour accredited professional program designed primarily for public service adult lifelong learners who want to refine their knowledge, skills and abilities ó including promotability. 


Learning outcomes

The Public Administration degree program at Washington Adventist University consists of a core curriculum with a preparation course, nine cognate courses and a practicum in an agency or not-for-profit organization.The purpose of the Master of Arts in Public Administration degree is to provide academic and professional competencies that are rooted in service to students, government and society in general. It will create opportunities for graduates who are practical public service thinkers and thinking public service practitioners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Democracy and Public Administration
  • Introduction to Public Policy Analysis
  • Public Sector Research
  • Public Service Budgeting and Fiscal Controls
  • Public Service Ethics
  • Policy Analysis and Decision Support
  • Public Service Team-building
  • Public Service Information Technology Project Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




37 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The completion of an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 2.75 or higher. Applicants whose GPA falls between 2.60 and 2.74 must submit GRE scores of 150 on both verbal and quantitative portions of the test in order to be considered for admission.
  • Professional resume and two letters of recommendation.
  • Completed Fundamentals course with a grade of B or higher.
  • Written statement and possible interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11160 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11160 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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