12 months
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32000 USD/year
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About

The Public Administration (Executive) master's program at Florida International University provides an opportunity for senior and upper management public sector and non-profit employees to finish their degree in an expedited fashion over a 12 month period.

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Overview

Consistent with the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration's (NASPAA) definition of executive education, the Public Administration (Executive) master's program at Florida International University  reaffirms that: “a typical Executive MPA student is a college graduate (any major) who has five to ten years of cumulative experience with public or non-profit organizations and at least three years of middle-to-upper level managerial experience”.

The FIU MPA Faculty is the largest in South Florida and is the only full-time public administration department in Miami-Dade County. The majority of the program’s courses are taught by full-time FIU Public Administration professors who are also top scholars in the field of public administration.

Careers

The Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) track is designed for public service professionals in upper management, executive and senior management positions in state, local, regional and federal agencies as well as those in senior positions in non-profit agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political, Social & Economic Context of Public Administration
  • Human Resources Management & Policy
  • Quantitative Applications
  • Public Finance & the Budgetary Process
  • Smart Governance
  • Policy Analysis & Program Planning
  • Applied Research Methods for Accountability in Public and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Leadership & Decision Making
  • The Practice of Public Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) program must:

  • Have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution;
  • Have five to ten years of cumulative experience with public or non-profit organizations and preferably one to three years of managerial and supervisory experience;
  • Submit three academic or professional letters of recommendation from faculty member at their undergraduate institution or from employment supervisors and;
  • Demonstrate graduate level writing competency by submitting an essay between 3 and 5 pages in length explaining how earning the Executive Master of Public Administration is consistent with long-term career goals;
  • Submit a GRE Score if their GPA in their last 60 credits of upper division coursework is less than 3.0 and;
  • Submit official transcript/s.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    32000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 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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