M.Sc. Online

Public Administration and Policy

McDaniel College

12 months
22000 USD/year
22000 USD/year
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The McDaniel College M.S. in Public Administration and Policy is more versatile than you think! This two year, thirty-six (36) credit program is ideal for students who are committed to public service and will propel you into the 21st century public and non-profit workplace.


With Public Administration and Policy classes at McDaniel College scheduled completely online, you can enroll and learn from virtually anywhere, including the comforts of your home. Faculty will guide you through their own on-the-job knowledge and experience and will help you to understand the research and technologies found within this field.

The programme

You will explore courses in topics such as Project Management, Legal Issues in Public Administration, or Managing Human Capital Assets. Each term begins with enrollment in a preparation course leading to the culmination of the capstone experience.

Programme Structure

The course includes: 

  • Learn how to manage resources in both public and non-profit organizations
  • Form and articulate their personal leadership identity and values as they relate to the role of a public administrator
  • Participate and contribute to the policy process through development, implementation, and evaluation of public policy and programs
  • Effectively communicate and interact with a diverse and changing workforce and community

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application for graduate study.
  • Official transcript verifying completion of an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00.
  • Three official professional or academic letters of recommendation. These requests will be emailed directly to the recommenders through your application.
  • A professional resume highlighting related work experience.
  • Letter of intent detailing personal and professional goals relative to the program of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    22000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 USD for the full programme during 12 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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