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Public Affairs

University of Alabama Huntsville

24 months
24430 USD/year
24430 USD/year
10632 USD/year
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The Public Affairs program from The University of Alabama Huntsville is organized primarily to serve the needs and interests of the mature individual who has significant experience after completion of an undergraduate degree program.


Typically, students on the Public Affairs program from University of Alabama Huntsville will be employed by public or private sector organizations in which the principles and practices of public policy formation, implementation, and evaluation as well as the political dynamics that shape domestic or international policies are relevant. Successful completion of the program is expected to lead to enhanced organizational contributions and provide opportunities for career advancement. 

Learning Goals & Outcomes: 

  • Comprehension of domestic intergovernmental relations 
  • Intelligence analysis of foreign policy objectives
  • Design of quantitative/qualitative program evaluation
  • Application of explanatory models of policy formation and implementation
  • Examination of private-public intersectionality 
  • Insight into administrative dynamics and processes

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • The American Polity
  • The Public Policy Process
  • Public Management Professions
  • Capstone

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission to the Graduate School, applicants must hold a bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from an approved institution. 
    • The following minimum requirements are acceptable to the graduate school; individual colleges and/or departments may require higher grade point averages and test scores or additional or more specific requirements. 
    • See college/departmental sections for specific admissions information
    • the applicant is the holder of a graduate degree from an accredited institution; 
    • the applicant presents evidence of having taken the GRE/MAT over five years ago and hence cannot obtain official scores; 
    • FE exam may be accepted for some engineering degrees. If available, a candidate must show proof of passing the exam.
    • minimum total score of 410 on the MAT

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24430 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24430 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10632 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Huntsville

834 - 1331 USD /month
Living costs

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


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