12 months
870 USD/credit 26100 USD/year
870 USD/credit 26100 USD/year
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The Public Administration program from Marist College is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), and gives students access to sector-specific management knowledge, skills, and values. 

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Alongside this rigorous and comprehensive skill development Public Administration program from Marist College , students study and explore core public service values that will continue to shape the effectiveness and ethical fabric of our nation. 

Mission statement

The Marist Public Administration program prepares innovative leaders of public and nonprofit organizations with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for effectively managing in a diverse, technologically engaged, and global society.

Vision Statement 

Looking forward, as the Marist MPA program fulfills its goals and strategies it will advance the field of public affairs and administration.  This will include new collaborations at Marist, in the field of public affairs and administration.  The vision for the MPA program’s strategic plan includes an innovative curriculum and delivery modalities that integrates online and face-to-face classes.  With the support of its accreditation advisory board, the Marist MPA program will continue to support existing students, engage alumni, and develop programming for lifelong learners.  Finally, the Marist MPA program will distinguish itself by providing signature experiences in public affairs and education.   

Programme Structure


  • Public Management
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Analytics
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Healthcare Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unofficial transcript from bachelor’s degree-granting college/university must be uploaded to the application for an admission decision.  Official bachelor’s degree noted transcript will be required upon acceptance in order to matriculate.
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement 
  • Official GRE score report taken within the last 5 years (waived if holding an advanced degree)
  • Nonrefundable $70 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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