12 months
14776 USD/year
14776 USD/year
7432 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Public Administration at Stephen F. Austin State University is a professional public affairs degree that prepares individuals to serve as managers in the executive arm of local, state, and federal governments, as well as in nongovernmental relief-oriented and development-orientated organizations.


Public Administration at Stephen F. Austin State University focuses on the systematic investigation of executive organizations and management. 

Learning outcomes

Instruction includes the roles, development, and principles of public administration; public policy management and implementation; the relations between organizational management and legislators; the public and non-profit budget process and financial management; administrative law; personnel management; professional ethics; and appropriate research methods.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Survey of Public Administration
  • Public Administration Methods
  • Applied Methods for Public Administration
  • Public Personnel Administration
  • Public Budgeting and Financial Management
  •  Policy Systems and Evaluation
  •  Public Organizations and Management
  •  Leadership in Public Administration
  • Administrative Law and Procedure
  • Ethics in Public Administration
  •  Public Administration Capstone Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for a master’s degree program at SFA, you must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be in your final year of undergraduate work;
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; or
  • Have 95 or more semester hours of undergraduate work at SFA and be approved as an Overlap Student (an undergraduate pursuing graduate and undergraduate studies at the same time).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7388 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7388 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3716 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Nacogdoches

921 - 1707 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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