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M.P.A. Concentration In Disaster And Emergency Management

Nova Southeastern University

Master On Campus
21 months
Duration
967 USD/credit
967 USD/credit
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About

The mission of the M.P.A. Concentration In Disaster And Emergency Management program offered by Nova Southeastern University is to enhance local and state governance as well as nonprofit organizations through education, research and service. 

Overview

On-campus and accessible distance-learning educational programs are provided in public administration for a diverse student population to enhance and advance their careers as managers. The program offered by Nova Southeastern University cultivates analytical skills and public service values like accountability, integrity, diversity and ethical decision-making by engaging students and faculty in innovative, life-long learning experiences.

Key facts:

  • Meet the leadership challenges in one of the fastest growing segments of public administration.
  • 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. Concentration In Disaster And Emergency Management 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration in Theory and Application 
  • Entrepreneurial Governance 
  • Public Sector Statistical Analysis 
  • Public and Nonprofit 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
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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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 3.0).
  • 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

  • International

    967 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 967 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.
  • National

    967 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 967 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.

Funding

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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