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Public Administration

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Master Online
18 months
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35200 USD/year
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About

MPA@UNC delivers the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill School of Government's top-ranked Master of Public Administration (MPA) to students around the country using an innovative online format. 

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Overview

Designed to prepare tomorrow's public service leaders, MPA@UNC offers the same rigorous curriculum and instruction available to on-campus students, without requiring students to relocate or leave their current jobs. This flexible, web-based format is built around highly immersive interactions—both online and in-person—between students and faculty.

Students use state-of-the-art education technology to:

  • Participate in live, online classes that use face-to-face video conferencing technology and are designed and delivered by the School of Government's nationally recognized faculty
  • Collaborate with fellow students who have met UNC's rigorous admissions criteria and share your passion for leadership
  • Access rigorous and relevant course content 24/7, which includes highly produced videos, interactive quizzes, and dynamic multimedia lessons that can be completed from anywhere Interact with faculty one-on-one during online office hours
  • Absorb real-world knowledge that can be applied immediately to your current career

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Designed to prepare tomorrow's public service leaders, MPA@UNC offers the same rigorous curriculum and instruction available to on-campus students, without requiring students to relocate or leave their current jobs. 
  • This flexible, web-based format is built around highly immersive interactions—both online and in-person—between students and faculty. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

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.
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).
7 (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.
90 (required)
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

  • Academics (academic performance and test scores)
  • Work experience
  • Research experience
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52800 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    35200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52800 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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