Public Administration, Master | Part time online | West Virginia State University | United States
12 months
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About

The College of Business and Social Sciences at West Virginia State University offers a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree for those interested in public management and service.

Overview

The Master in Public Administration from West Virginia State University degree prepares students for careers in the public and non-profit sectors, and offers those already in public service the opportunity to enhance and hone their competencies.

Utilizing a cohort model with both evening and online classes, this MPA is specifically geared towards busy professionals. Potential students include public service professionals interested in enhancing their credentials, those seeking a career change, and recent college graduates.

Careers

Having completed the required coursework for the graduate program in public administration, graduates of the MPA program are well prepared for a wide range of careers, including:
  • Program Director
  • Program Coordinator
  • Program Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Research Associate
  • City/Urban/Regional Planner
  • City Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Policy Process and Analysis
  • Human Resource Management in the Public Sector
  • Research Methods for Public Affairs
  • Public Accounting, Budgeting and Financial Management 
  • Statistical Analysis for Public Affairs
  • Organizational Theory and Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.70.
  • Standardized test scores from exams (GRE, GMAT, LSAT or MAT) completed no more than seven years prior to the application submission to the program (if available).
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.
    • Two letters of recommendation.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of American Government.
    • At least one course in statistics or research methodology

    Tuition Fee

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      9232 USD/year
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      Based on the tuition of 9232 USD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      9232 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 9232 USD per year during 12 months.
    • In-State

      9232 USD/year
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      Based on the tuition of 9232 USD per year during 12 months.

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