12 months
Duration
1092 USD/credit 36036 USD/year
423 USD/credit 13959 USD/year
423 USD/credit 13959 USD/year
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About

The Master of Public Administration program at the University of Missouri - Kansas City prepares entrepreneurial and innovative public service leaders and executives to be effective and successful in an increasingly complex and dynamic world. Public service offers a career filled with excitement, challenge and significance. 

Overview

About Master of Public Administration  at the University of Missouri - Kansas City

Career opportunities are numerous, ranging from employment in local, state, national and international governmental and quasi-governmental agencies to employment in health care and nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations. 

Never has there been a time of greater opportunity for public service leaders and executives who can apply their knowledge and skills to the most important of leadership and management challenges confronting their organizations and communities. 

The Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) degree at University of Missouri - Kansas City and related certificate programs in Nonprofit Management and Innovation and Urban Policy and Management are offered through the Department of Public Affairs.

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Lead and manage in the public interest
  • Participate in, and contribute to, the public policy process
  • Analyze, synthesize, think critically, solve problems and make evidence-informed decisions in a complex and dynamic environment
  • Articulate, apply, and advance a public service perspective
  • Communicate and interact productively with a diverse and in culturally responsive ways with a diverse and changing workforce and society at large
  • Lead in entrepreneurial and innovative ways

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods In Public Administration
  • Financial Accountability And Policy Development
  • The Politics Of Administration
  • Supervision, Performance Leadership, & Human Resource Management
  • Leadership for Public Service

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants who will require a student visa should apply at least one month before the posted deadlines.

Credits

33 SCH

33-36

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program are considered for admission on the basis of undergraduate cumulative grade point average, resume, personal statement, and Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores.  
  • However, the requirement to complete the GRE is waived for some applicants.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36036 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1092 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    13959 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 423 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13959 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 423 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Kansas City

980 - 1596 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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