The Marxe School MPA is ranked among the best in the nation. It is fully accredited by NASPAA, the nation’s chief accrediting body for schools of public affairs and administration.
The Master in Public Administration from The City University of New York students develop skills in budgeting, communications, economic analysis, fundraising, leadership and management, program evaluation, and research methods. Knowledge of U.S. government and public policies in such areas as immigration, the environment, housing, economic development, health care, and foreign affairs is gained during the course of the program. Our graduates work in the public interest in government, nonprofits and the private sector.
Students in the traditional MPA program have the option to complete 12 credits of electives in one of five concentrations:
- Health Care Policy
- Nonprofit Administration
- Policy Analysis and Evaluation
- Public Management
- Urban Development and Sustainability
- Communication in Public Settings
- Public and Nonprofit Management I
- Economic Analysis and Public Policy
- Budgeting and Financial Analysis I
- Research and Analysis
- Public Affairs Capstone Seminar
- 18 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEconomics Finance Public Administration View 677 other Masters in Economics in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- $75 application fee
- Official transcripts
- Two official letters of recommendation
- 500-1000 words essay
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) or Duolingo scores.
International23940 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 18 months.
National23940 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 18 months.
New York State Residents
- Full-time $5,545 / semester
- Part-time $470 / credit
Living costs for New York City
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.