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M.P.A. Concentration In Criminal Justice

Nova Southeastern University

12 months
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996 USD/credit 38844 USD/year
996 USD/credit 38844 USD/year
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The M.P.A. Concentration in Criminal Justice program offered by Nova Southeastern University will provide you with a foundation in advanced public administration skills, but with a more focused view on criminal justice administration, strategies, and issues. 

Overview

The M.P.A. Concentration In Criminal Justice curriculum offered by Nova Southeastern University  is designed to help you understand the social, economic, and political context in which public decisions are made, including how to deal with present-day challenges, such as budget cuts and officer safety. And you’ll receive instruction from faculty with public administration experience outside of the classroom, so that what you learn is practical and immediately useful.

Key facts:

  • There are tens of thousands of criminal justice agencies in the United States providing law enforcement, corrections, judicial, and support services – many looking for innovative and forward-thinking leaders.
  • With more than 40 years of experience in public administration, the Huizenga College of Business is uniquely poised to meet the needs of an expanding population and government through training and community development. The Master of Public Administration program develops skills to lead public and community agencies, as well as to understand the social, economic, and political context in which public decisions are made.
  • The M.P.A. program's curriculum has been designed to meet public sector, government, and nonprofit needs in the new millennium based on emerging theory, employee surveys, and focus groups of professional administrators. The result is one of the most current, relevant, and practically focused curriculum anywhere.
  • In addition, you’ll benefit from being part of a program that is accredited by NASPAA, which is widely considered the global standard in public service education. Upon completion of the program, you’ll have obtained the skills necessary to lead in one of the tens of thousands of criminal agencies in the U.S. that provide law enforcement, corrections, judicial, and support services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration in Theory and Application 
  • Entrepreneurial Governance 
  • Public Sector Statistical Analysis 
  • Public and Non-profit Strategic Management 
  • Administrative Law and Ethics in the Public Sector 
  • Public Policy Analysis 
  • Managing Information and Technology in the Public Sector 
  • Public Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
54
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
54
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Master's Application for Admission.
  • $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. The applicant's bachelor degree transcript must show degree conferral date in order to be evaluated for admission consideration
  • Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from employment supervisors (Only required if students overall GPA is less than a 3.1).
  • An essay of 500-750+ words explaining why you wish to pursue the Master of Public Administration degree and how it will help to fulfill their personal and professional goals. Also, describe in detail your accomplishments, experiences, value, potential for professional excellence and commitment to complete the degree program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    38844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Davie

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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