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Public Policy and Management (Online), MPPM

  • Application Deadline
  • 20 months
    Duration
University rank #47 (BCR) Online
Our part-time online degree program for midcareer professionals gives you a highly flexible way to advance or begin a rewarding life in public service. 

Overview

As an online MPPM student, you can complete the 30-credit degree in just five terms. By taking courses during the spring, summer, and fall terms, you can earn your degree in just 20 months.

  • Enroll in two web-based courses (for a total of 6 credits) per term
  • Follow a set curriculum of online courses taught by GSPIA faculty members
  • Receive a faculty advisor and a full-time enrollment counselor who will be able to assist you by phone, Skype, or email 
  • All students will pay in-state tuition, regardless of residency

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Administration of Public Affairs
  • International Affairs
  • Microeconomics
  • Development Policy and Administration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 20 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular optional meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

  • A résumé.
  • A personal statement outlining your background and your goals for the program (about two double-spaced, typed pages).
  • Two letters of recommendation from past or present supervisors (from paid or volunteer positions you have held).
  • Copies of your undergraduate transcripts (and graduate transcripts, if applicable). You may submit unofficial photocopies at the time of your application; official copies are required if you are admitted and choose to enroll.
  • A nonrefundable $50 application fee.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24666 USD per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    24666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24666 USD per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • In-State

    13198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13198 USD per year and a duration of 20 months.
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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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