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Effective management of public organizations requires a unique set of skills. The Public Administration - Public Management programme from Marist College assists graduate students in the development of their managerial and strategic planning skills to successfully lead both large and small organizations regardless of focus or mission.

About

As an integral part of the Public Administration graduate degree, the Public Administration - Public Management programme from Marist College focuses on challenging students to explore pragmatic and ethical implications of contemporary approaches to public economics, nonprofit management, and managing diverse organizations in an increasingly integrated global public sector.

The Masters in Public Management concentration focuses on addressing topics of Public Administration and Relations, Human Rights, Humanities, and Cultural Studies. The Public Management M.P.A. program allows students to critically examine shifts in the management of public programs and strategically assess their value.

Why Choose the Marist Public Management Graduate Degree Program

The Public Management graduate program teaches new management methods to help solve real-world governance and policy issues and policy issues. At a time when governments and non-profits at all levels are expected to do more with less, good management is essential. MPA courses are designed to address issues central to government and nonprofit organizations worldwide.

The Master's in Public Management program provides students with the chance to address practical real-world challenges using, skills and knowledge gained throughout their studies. The program focuses on preparing career-track professionals with the management, analytical and leadership skills needed to assume professional roles in organizations across the public, private, government, and non-profit sectors.

Accreditation

The MPA program is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Economics in the Public Sector
  • Global Issues in Public Administration
  • Leadership, Power and Influence
  • Ethical Management of Organizations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International - Applications received after the preferred deadline are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Unofficial transcripts from each college/university attended must be uploaded to the application for admission decision
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement
  • Official GRE score report taken within the last 5 years
  • Nonrefundable $70 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

    425 USD/credit
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  • National

    425 USD/credit
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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