Public Administration-Online, Master | Part time online | University of Illinois at Chicago | United States
16 months
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407 USD/credit 16483 USD/year
407 USD/credit 16483 USD/year
407 USD/credit 16483 USD/year
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About

The Master of Public Administration-Online (MPA) program at University of Illinois at Chicago provides graduates with the core knowledge and skills needed by leaders of public organizations. 

Overview

The program is housed within University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, and the curriculum incorporates emerging topics in public service and recent research in the field. With accelerated 8-week terms you can complete the degree fast while working. 

Overview

The program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of public management, policy analysis, budgeting, financial management, and organizational leadership. These skills assist graduates in becoming effective leaders and problem solvers in their communities.

The Master of Public Administration-Online offers two concentrations, allowing students to develop a deep understanding of public or nonprofit management.

Outcomes

  • Lead and manage in the public interest
  • Participate in, and contribute to, the policy process
  • Analyze, synthesize, think critically, solve problems and make evidence-informed decisions in a complex and dynamic environment
  • Articulate, apply, and advance a public service perspective
  • Communicate and interact productively and in culturally responsive ways with a diverse and changing workforce and society at large
  • Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Principles of Data Analysis
    • Economics for Management and Policy
    • Financial Management and Budgeting
    • Public Management Practices
    • Public Policy Development and Process

    Key information

    Duration

    • Part-time
      • 16 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    80

    Credits

    54 SCH

    Delivered

    Online

    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    80

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Submit UIC’s Graduate Application Online.
    • A non-refundable application fee of $70.00 upon application submission.
    • Upload Unofficial Transcripts
    • Recommendation Letters (3 Required)
    • Upload your Resume
    • Personal Statement
    • Writing Sample (minimum of 3 pages)

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      16483 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 407 USD per credit during 16 months.
    • National

      16483 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 407 USD per credit during 16 months.
    • In-State

      16483 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 407 USD per credit during 16 months.

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    31 Oct 2024
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    01 Dec 2024
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    300000 HKD
    Deadline
    30 Sep 2024
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    08 May 2025
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    85000 AUD
    Deadline
    31 Mar 2025
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    31 Mar 2025
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