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Public Administration - State and Local Government

Southern Utah University

12 months
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16552 USD/year
16552 USD/year
5114 USD/year
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Students will be able to communicate orally and in writing in a way that is productive and effective in a diverse and changing workforce and citizenry with this NASPAA-accredited Public Administration - State and Local Government program from Southern Utah University.

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Overview

Program Learning Outcomes after the Public Administration - State and Local Government program from Southern Utah University.

  • Students will be able to solve problems using analytics, critical thinking, ethical thinking, and conceptualizing and applying best practices.
  • Students will be able to participate and contribute to the public fiscal and economic policy progress.
  • Students will be able to lead, manage, and apply effective public governance.
  • Students will be able to articulate and apply public service perspectives, norms, and legal skills.
  • Students will be able to exhibit extensive knowledge of the U.S. Criminal Justice System comprised of law enforcement, courts, and corrections.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate ability to manage local, state, and federal law enforcement resources and programs in an effective and ethical manner.
  • Students will be able to navigate organizational structures within the criminal justice system.
  • Students will be able to communicate and coordinate between different levels of law enforcement in the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Program Overview and Theory of Public Administration 
  • Public Sector Economics 
  • Administrative Law 
  • Research Methods 
  • Public Human Resources Management 
  • Critical Thinking and Ethics in the Public Sector 
  • Capstone in Public Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • SUU Graduate Admissions application
  • Payment of the non-refundable application fee
  • A Letter of Intent written by the applicant
  • The Letter of Intent is an opportunity for the prospective student to introduce him/herself to the MPA faculty and is closely reviewed during the admissions process. The Letter of Intent should include information such as prior volunteer activities, work or academic experiences, career interests, and why the applicant would like to pursue an MPA at SUU.
  • A current resume
  • Receipt of three (3) professional references (Applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher need only submit a list of references with contact information. Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 must submit letters of reference.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions.
  • Writing sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8276 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    16552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8276 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5114 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2557 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Cedar City

870 - 1505 USD /month
Living costs

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