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Public Administration

The City University of New York

18 months
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855 USD/credit 23940 USD/year
855 USD/credit 23940 USD/year
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About

Learn to be an effective administrative leader and thoughtful policy analyst with a Master in Public Administration from The City University of New York

Overview

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.

Learning outcomes

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.

MPA Concentrations

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $75 application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • Two official letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • 500-1000 words essay
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) or Duolingo scores. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    23940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

1819 - 3968 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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