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Public Administration - Key Executive Leadership

American University Washington DC

24 months
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32616 USD/year
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About

Public Administration - Key Executive Leadership from American University Washington DC  is a graduate course of study in the skills, knowledge, and values needed by top-level public executives and offers participants the perspectives and competencies necessary for effective performance in high level executive work.

Overview

At Public Administration - Key Executive Leadership from American University Washington DC curriculum includes the major activity areas used in certifying candidates for career positions in the Senior Executive Service. Classes are held on selected Fridays and weekends. Participants continue to work at their jobs while completing their studies.

Students at Public Administration - Key Executive Leadership from American University Washington DC will:

  • Apply substantive public administration principles, values and skills to lead organizations and implement public policy effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrate increased leadership capacity to facilitate transformation from good managers to extraordinary leaders.
  • Exhibit the capacity to analyze, synthesize, think critically, solve problems and make decisions that enhance organizational and policy effectiveness.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership for Key Executives
  • Executive Clarity: Thinking and Writing
  • Legal Issues in Public Administration
  • Public Managerial Economics
  • Budgeting & Financial Management
  • Managing in the Information Age
  • Organization Diagnosis and Change
  • Executive Problem Solving

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 will be admitted provisionally.
  • Typically holds a GS-12 (or above) level or equivalent NGO, private sector, or leadership experience.
  • Possesses management experience
  • Completed graduate online application.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work. 
  • Two letters of recommendation attesting to your academic skills and executive potential. 
  • A resumé describing your job responsibilities, including your title, GS rating or SES designation (or equivalent). 
  • A statement of purpose 
  • A sample of your written work, such as a report, memorandum, or article.
  • An interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32616 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Tuition for National students: $2,045 per credit hour
  • The total cost (including tuition, most fees, and textbooks) of the program is $73,623.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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