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Master On Campus

Public Administration

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

12 months
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11846 USD/year
11846 USD/year
2890 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:
  • Public Organizations and Management 
  • Research Methods for Public Administrators 
  • Data Analysis for Decision Making 
  • Public Budgeting and Finance 
  • Human Resources Management
  • Public Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
140 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A complete application to the Graduate School with paid application fee. Applications can be completed on-line here
  • Possession of a bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited college or university
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • An appropriate score on the Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical sections of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Typically, minimally acceptable scores for admitted students are 150 Verbal, and 144 Quantitative, and 3.0 Analytical
  • Letters of recommendation (3) preferably from those familiar with your academic and work abilities (e.g., professors or employers)
  • Statement of purpose (1-2 pages in length) in which the applicant explains his/her career goals, how the MPA degree fits into achieving those goals, and any significant work experience, particularly in the public or nonprofit sectors
  • Submission of official transcripts from all postsecondary educational institutions

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5923 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5923 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1445 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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