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Public Administration

National University

Master
12 months
Duration
442 USD/module
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About

The public sector is rapidly evolving due to the growing need for public policy and research and an increased social interest in politics, foreign affairs, and public policy. The Master of Public Administration (MPA) at National University will prepare you for a high-level position in government management at the federal, state, and local level and nonprofit management.

Overview

Public Administration Program at the National University Learning Outcomes

  • Utilize critical thinking and research methods relevant to public administration in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Evaluate the concept of new public management within a historical context.
  • Analyze the impact of political influences on the public sector decision-making process.
  • Analyze the division of power within American government as established by the U.S. Constitution.
  • Describe, analyze, and evaluate the various approaches to managing government employees.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of public administration strategies for dealing with the media, community, and local government agencies.
  • Evaluate the impact of public administration decisions on urban planning and redevelopment.
  • Synthesize resources and approaches for developing grant proposals for community programs and services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Throughout your study, you will learn how to apply traditional business skills (financial management, budgeting, research, etc.) to the unique challenges of public administration.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better was achieved.
  • Students with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam.
  • Students with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be accepted to National University on a probationary status. 
  • Complete an application for admission and enrollment agreement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    442 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    442 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.

Cost per Quarter Unit - $442

Funding

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