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Public Administration

University of Delaware

12 months
950 USD/credit 28500 USD/year
950 USD/credit 28500 USD/year
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The program in Public Administration at University of Delaware is offered by the School of Public Policy and Administration. The mission of the Master of Public Administration program is to provide diverse, talented graduate students with specific competencies for leadership and management, including the knowledge, skills and values essential to accountable and effective practice.


The Public Administration program at University of Delaware contributes directly to solutions to public challenges of our times through research and public service projects that involve students in experiential learning. The program also seeks to develop relationships with practitioners, fostering a professional focus and approach to public administration and non-profit management and furthering the values of the field.

Learning outcomes

Specialization areas include Nonprofit Management, Public Management, and Policy and Program Development. Within these broad specializations, students focus in a topic area such as state/local management, educational policy, environmental and energy management, planning and infrastructure, international affairs, public policy analysis, financial management, and health policy and management. With the approval of their academic advisor and the MPA program director, students may design their own area of specialization.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Contemporary Issues in Public Administration
  • Quantitative Analysis in Public and Nonprofit Sectors
  • Economics in Public & Nonprofit Sectors
  • Financial Management in Public & Nonprofit Sectors
  • Administrative and Employment Law
  • Human Resources in Public and Nonprofit Organizations
  • Leading Organizations in Public & NP Sectors
  • Policy/Management Brief
  • Internship Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Choose your Graduate Program
  • Start your on-line application
  • Gather the following documents:
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Write your Graduate Application Essay
  • Check if Supplemental Documents are needed
  • Check if Writing Samples are needed
  • Resume (optional)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Score

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Newark

990 - 1700 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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