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Executive Master Of Public Administration

Golden Gate University

18 months
825 USD/credit 19800 USD/year
825 USD/credit 19800 USD/year
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The Executive Master Of Public Administration program at Golden Gate University is for working professionals who want to become a police or fire chief; city or county manager; legislative supervisor; government department director – any position that maximizes your effect on your community.


GGU offers accelerated, real-world curriculum geared for experienced professionals. 

Key Features 

  • You can earn the degree in as little as 18 months.
  • Golden Gate University's Executive Master Of Public Administration (EMPA) program provides working professionals with knowledge of public affairs, policy, and administration through a challenging and cutting-edge curriculum taught by instructors who are also professionals in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods and Analysis
  • Public Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
  • Public Enterprise Management and Public Sector Business Relations
  • Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Graduate Research Project in Public Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

While GGU accepts applications on a “rolling” basis, we strongly encourage applicants to apply early.


36 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form. 
  • Application Fee $65 (non-refundable) due at time of application
  • College/University Transcripts. Scanned/unofficial documents are acceptable for admission. 
  • If you are accepted into the program, official documents will be required prior to orientation. (WES ICAP evaluation, or other forms of verification may be required.)
  • English-Language Proficiency Requirement, if native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 825 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    19800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 825 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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