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Public Administration - Emergency Management

Arizona State University

12 months
Duration
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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Consistently ranked a top 20 program by U.S. News & World Report, this Public Administration - Emergency Management MPA program from Arizona State University provides the real-world experience emergency managers need to meet today's challenges. You will be prepared to reinvent how policy shapes community resilience and disaster management.

Overview

The Public Administration - Emergency Management MPA program from Arizona State University provides students with the skills and knowledge to manage and assume positions of leadership within the field of emergency management.

An all-hazards and all-threats orientation provides the student with a generalist perspective, which is critically important for the disaster managers of today and tomorrow. In addition, this program examines community resilience from a systems perspective, embracing government, private, nonprofit and civic roles. The program provides an understanding of how community members respond to the need to prepare for, endure and recover from disasters and provides the ability to utilize multiple communication methods to help community members before, during and after these emergencies.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared to pursue a career in a field related to public administration or public policy. This may include opportunities as a manager or policy analyst in local, state or federal agencies; nonprofit organizations; and private organizations that interface with the public sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Service Research 
  • Public Affairs 
  • Microeconomics of Public Policy 
  • Public Policy Analysis 
  • Public Budgeting and Finance 
  • Public Human Resource Management 
  • Organization Behavior 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
  • A bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related field. Related fields include political science, criminology, planning, business, urban and metropolitan studies, and other social science fields. The department may accept applicants with undergraduate degrees from all educational backgrounds provided the minimum requirements for the degree program are met.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • statement of career and educational goals
  • 3 letters of recommendation (two of which should be academic recommendations)
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Phoenix

900 - 1450 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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