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Public Administration - Urban Management

Arizona State University

12 months
Duration
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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About

Consistently ranked a top 20 program by U.S. News & World Report, this Public Administration - Urban Management MPA program from Arizona State University prepares you to be an agile results-driven leader serving the public good through real-world experience in urban management. It also prepares you to rethink and reimagine how policy shapes city managerial decisions.

Overview

The MPA is a transdisciplinary, professional degree program designed to prepare students for public service, public management and policy analysis at the local, state and national levels of government.

The  Public Administration - Urban Management MPA program from Arizona State University provides knowledge and skills for students seeking careers in local urban government management and enables students to develop the skills and techniques used by city and urban leaders and managers.

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 Budgeting and Finance 
  • Public Human Resource Management 
  • Organization Behavior 
  • The City and County Manager 
  • Public Entrepreneurship 
  • Management of Urban Government
  • Urban Services Infrastructure 

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 in a related field from a regionally accredited institution. Related fields include political science, planning, business, urban and metropolitan studies, as well as other social science disciplines, although the department may accept applicants with degrees from all educational backgrounds provided the minimum requirements for the 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
  • verbal, quantitative and analytical scores on the GRE (institution code: 4007) or GMAT scores
  • three letters of recommendation
  • written statement
  • 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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