60 months
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33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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About

The Public Administration - Accelerated Master's Program will enable academically talented University of Arizona undergraduates to complete their Bachelors (in CJS, POL, or PMPC) and the Master of Public Administration (MPA) in as little as five years of study beginning with their freshman year as an undergraduate. 

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Overview

Key Features

This Public Administration - Accelerated Master's Program from University of Arizona is intended for students interested in enhancing their qualifications for admission to other graduate programs (such as Ph.D. programs or J.D. programs at law schools) and for students interested in an accelerated masters program.

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) prepares students and current public service professionals for challenging and rewarding careers in the changing public and nonprofit arenas. The MPA program combines curricular structure, physical facilities, and real-world fieldwork opportunities to foster the managerial skills needed to meet today's greater demands for accountability and effectiveness from public and nonprofit organizations.

This MPA program prepares students for a management career in public service sectors, including federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as nonprofits and international organizations. This type of degree can help students learn how to successfully implement policy and programs. Earning an MPA degree at the University of Arizona in particular will prepare students to be leaders in one of several different concentrations, such as Collaborative Governance, Environmental Management and Policy, Nonprofit Management, and Public Management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Organizational Theory
  • Politics, Policy & Public Management
  • Economics for Public Policy
  • Public and Non-Profit Financial Management
  • Methods for Program Evaluation
  • Leadership and Ethics for Nonprofits and Public Management
  • Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application for admission to the Graduate College.
  • Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate coursework. If multiple college/university institutions were attended, please include that coursework as well. (Unofficial transcripts are required as part of the admissions process. Official transcripts are only required for applicants who are offered admission.)
  • Statement of Purpose is required, including information about experiences and career objectives.
  • Resume describing relevant experience, responsibilities and achievements.
  • Two letters of recommendation from persons able to provide verification and a specific assessment of your professional and/or academic performance and capabilities

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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Public Administration - Accelerated Master's Program
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