Master On Campus Online

Public Administration

University of Idaho

24 months
29148 USD/year
29148 USD/year
9912 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Leadership in the non-profit, government and public sectors demands a broad understanding of a variety of disciplines, including political science, sociology, economics, business, management, law and more. The Public Administration program is offered by University of Idaho.


In this program, you will gain this expansive knowledge and the broad skill set required for effective public management. Courses emphasize topics such as community planning, organizational theory, public personnel, public policy and public budgeting.

Students may select a thesis or non-thesis option. You may also be required to complete a public service internship if you have not previously worked in the public or nonprofit sectors.

 Degree Fit

This Public Administration program at University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy working with people
  • Have strong leadership and management skills
  • Are interested in public service
  • Want to work in public or non-profit management

Programme Structure

Program areas of emphasis include:

  • General public administration
  • Community, state and regional planning
  • Criminal justice administration
  • Environmental and natural resources administration
  • Local government administration
  • Public finance, budgeting and administrative management
  • Public works engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate school applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree. An official academic record from all post-secondary education institutions attended is required. This may take some time so start this early in your application process.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Area of Emphasis Form 
  • Personal Information Form
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29148 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29148 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9912 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Moscow

750 - 1100 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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