12 months
26032 USD/year
26032 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Government Administration (Exec) program of University of Pennsylvania is an innovative, practitioner-focused degree designed to meet the needs of experienced professionals seeking to advance in or enter the public sector without interrupting their careers.


The Government Administration (Exec) program of University of Pennsylvania offers Executive MPA students the opportunity to complete an Ivy League degree in less than two years while continuing to work full time in and beyond the Philadelphia region. This 10-course, 10 c.u. program includes a capstone project designed to build the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to translate classroom experiences into real-world results.

Enhance your education without interrupting your career

  • For one weekend each month, Executive MPA students come to campus for an intensive period of instruction, class discussions, and group activities. During the weeks in between, students use a cutting-edge online platform to support lecture, discussion, and in-depth interaction among students and faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis
  • Public Management and Leadership
  • Economic Principles of Public Policy
  • Program Evaluation and Data Analysis
  • Financial Management of Public and Nonprofit Institutions
  • Performance Imperative

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • $75 nonrefundable application fee
  • Personal statement and essay
  • Resume or CV
  • Transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores
  • Personal interview

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13016 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    26032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13016 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • General fee - $884
  • Program fee - $600

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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