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Public Affairs

University of Texas at Dallas

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
18856 USD/year
18856 USD/year
10542 USD/year
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About

The Master of Public Affairs degree at University of Texas at Dallas is a professional diploma designed to prepare students to build competencies and develop creative solutions for challenges in finance, leadership, human resources and project management. 

Overview

The Public Affairs degree at University of Texas at Dallas will prepare students for carrying out administrative and leadership responsibilities in government and nonprofit settings. The specific outcome objectives for students who graduate with the MPA degree are:

  • An understanding of the philosophical, theoretical and legal foundations of public management, policymaking and leadership in government and nonprofit settings.
  • Proficiency in organizational and decision analysis, research and evaluation practice, and quantitative and qualitative techniques.
  • Sound preparation for careers in the public and nonprofit sectors.
  • Mastery of persuasive written and oral communication.

Career Options

Graduates of the program seek positions such as: city manager, government and nonprofit executive, human resource director, policy analyst, local government and nonprofit manager, police officer, firefighter, management analyst and public sector consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Public Management
  • Public Policymaking and Institutions
  • Organizational Theory
  • Government Financial Management and Budgeting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
3

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5271 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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