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About

Combining academic rigor with a practical orientation toward management and policy analysis, the Master of Public Policy and Administration (M.P.P.A.) program at the Illinois Institute of Technology is designed to develop the knowledge and skills students need to become effective public and nonprofit managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs.

Overview

Students learn and network with classmates who are professionals from a broad range of backgrounds, positions, and organizations, and have local and global experience.By choosing one of the program’s specializations, students can prepare to step into key roles in economic development, social entrepreneurship, public safety and emergency preparedness, and nonprofit and mission-driven enterprises.

Program Overview

Combining academic rigor with an applied approach, the Master of Public Policy and Administration program is designed to develop the managerial knowledge and analytical skills you need to become an effective public or nonprofit manager and leader.

Career Opportunities

Organizations, government agencies, and companies that have hired Master of Public Policy and Administration graduates at the Illinois Institute of Technology include:
  • Accenture
  • American Cancer Society
  • City of Chicago
  • Chicago Police Department and Chicago Fire Department
  • Chinese American Service League
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
  • Lincoln Park Zoo

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Admin
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Public Financial Management
  • Strat Comp in the Public Sect

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Online Application
  • Official transcript submission with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score, if required. A minimum score of 85 on the internet-based TOEFL, 600 on the paper-based TOEFL, or 7.0 on the IELTS exam is required for admission consideration
  • A one-page professional statement of goals and objectives
  • At least one letter of recommendation from an academic or professional reference

Tuition Fee

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    29628 USD/year
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  • National

    29628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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