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Master On Campus

Public Administration

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

12 months
Duration
13328 USD/year
13328 USD/year
3252 USD/year
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About

The primary objective of the Public Administration program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is to provide professional training in public administration. 

Overview

The curriculum of the Public Administration program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte emphasizes the analysis of the political and administrative environments as well as the administrative decision-making approaches of public administration. Application of techniques and administrative skills to the management of nonprofit organizations is also included in the curriculum. The methods of instruction employed in the program expose students to a variety of approaches to public management.

Students may enroll in the Master of Public Administration program on either a full-time or part-time basis. The majority of classes are scheduled in the evening throughout the year. Classes meet on the main University campus and at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Degree Requirements

The Master of Public Administration program is structured in three distinct phases:  1) Core, 2) Advanced Work, and 3) directed Study Or Research Project.  In all, the program requires 39 hours of graduate credit for completion of the degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations in Public Administration 
  • Public Organizations and Management 
  • Research Methods for Public Administrators 
  • Data Analysis for Decision Making 
  • Public Budgeting and Finance 
  • Human Resources Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application submitted online to the Graduate Admissions Office, accompanied by the application fee, which is neither deductible nor refundable
  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body
  • An undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • An appropriate score on the Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical portions of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Although there is no required score for these exams, typically an acceptable score would be above the 35th percentile.
  • A written statement of professional career goals and a description of any significant work experience, particularly in the public or nonprofit sectors
  • Three supporting letters of recommendation from professors or employers
  • Submission of two official transcripts from all postsecondary educational institutions in which the candidate was enrolled

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6664 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6664 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    3252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1626 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Charlotte

1133 - 2060 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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