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Public Administration

Villanova University

Master
24 months
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795 USD/credit
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About

For more than thirty years, the Public Administration program of Villanova University has been committed to preparing students for ethical, creative, inclusive, and intelligent leadership through an innovative and practical curriculum, engaged faculty, community partnerships, and a vibrant alumni network.

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Overview

Graduates of the Public Administration program of Villanova University are called to serve and lead through the development of:

  • A curious mind – through engagement with an interdisciplinary curriculum, as well as with students of diverse backgrounds and experiences.  
  • An inspiring character – through attention paid to ethical leadership in the spirit of St. Augustine.
  • A generous spirit – through interactions with alumni and community initiatives.
  • The Villanova MPA is fully accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). Convenient as it is affordable, our program offers both on-campus and fully online options.

What Will You Learn?

  • How to develop an organizational change plan
  • How to write a professional memo
  • How to analyze an organization’s budget and overall financial health
  • How to analyze data
  • How to work collaboratively

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration Theory
  • Leadership Ethics
  • Financial Management
  • Human Capital Management
  • Applied Data Analysis
  • Organization Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online
  • No Attendance

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.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application form
  • Transcripts
  • GRE (General)
  • GRE Waiver: Applicants having 3 years of relevant work experience, or who already have a master's or doctoral degree, may ask the MPA Director to waive the GRE requirement. Please note that GRE scores from tests taken more than five years before the date of application will not be accepted. Applicants who wish to be considered for tuition scholarships are required to take the GRE
  • 3 recommendation letters:  Professional or academic
  • Essay: Describing work experience (if applicable) and ultimate career goals (2 pages)
  • Resume
  • $50 non-refundable application fee

Work experience

  • Applicants having 3 years of relevant work experience, or who already have a master's or doctoral degree, may ask the MPA Director to waive the GRE requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    795 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 795 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    795 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 795 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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