12 months
31798 USD/year
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Political Science department from University of Tennessee Knoxville, in cooperation with the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, offers the Master of Public Policy and Administration degree.



The Master of Public Policy and Administration from University of Tennessee Knoxville is a professional degree program designed to prepare students to assume responsible positions in public service through a program of study that integrates the theory and practice of public administration and public policy. 

The program aspires to produce graduates who are literate in the fields of public administration and public policy, have the skills to be effective managers of organizational resources, and possess the analytical abilities to be creative problem solvers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Public Administration
  • Quantitative Political Analysis
  • Public Policy Process
  • Public Financial Administration
  • Public Service Ethics and Values
  • Economics of the Public Sector

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic applicants may apply up to two weeks prior to the beginning of the desired term of entry


38 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the program must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
  • An overall average of 3.00 and an average of 3.20 in the last two years of political science courses are required.
  • In addition, a composite score of 302 on the verbal and quantitative parts of the GRE is desired.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 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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