Studyportals

Public Affairs

University of Texas at Austin

M.A.
24 months
Duration
18758 USD/year
18758 USD/year
9854 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Passed
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Master of Public Affairs (MPAff) program combines formal coursework in theory and relevant analytical skills with ongoing opportunities for practical application. 

Overview

The graduate degree program requires 48 semester-hours of coursework, 27 of which are satisfied by core courses. The balance of the coursework consists of general electives drawn from LBJ School offerings, approved courses offered by other units on campus or courses that meet specialization requirements.An internship between the first and second years provides direct contact with the operating realities of government, nonprofit and advocacy organizations.

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official score for the Graduate Record Examinations General Test (GRE), unless otherwise specified by the graduate program to which the student is applying. International students whose native language is not English must also submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Adequate subject preparation for the proposed major. Evidence of adequate preparation varies by program, but examples include letters of reference, auditions, samples of work, and personal statements
  • A grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division (junior- and senior-level) coursework and in any graduate work already completed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18758 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9379 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    18758 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9379 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    9854 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4927 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin generally support themselves in one of the following ways: departmental aid in the form of scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships; fellowships administered by the Office of Graduate Studies; need-based financial aid administered by the Office of Student Financial Services (OSFS), and outside funding or employment.

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Public Affairs
-
University of Texas at Austin

Wishlist