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Public Management

Johns Hopkins University

M.A.
16 months
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The Master of Arts in Public Management from Johns Hopkins University combines rigorous academics and strategic skills, challenging students to apply the latest theory, scientific findings, and new management methods to help solve real-world governance and policy issues.

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Overview

At a time when governments and nonprofits at all levels are expected to do more with less, good management is essential. The Johns Hopkins MA in Public Management will empower you to be strategic, but will also provide you with the fundamentals of public management: policy analysis and evaluation, financial management, economics and fiscal policy, and public policy and administration.

This innovative degree recognizes that governmental and nonprofit sectors share common ground—and common goals. The MA in Public Management from Johns Hopkins University prepares emerging leaders like you to face those complex challenges.

We designed the curriculum for working professionals in the government and nonprofit sector, allowing you to take courses at a full- or part-time pace. For the degree, you’ll complete 12 courses, including a capstone project that gives you a chance to address a practical, real world challenge using the skills and knowledge you’ve gained throughout your studies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Public Policy Evaluation and the Policy Process
  • Financial Management and Analysis in the Public Sector
  • Financial Management and Analysis in Nonprofits
  • Economics for Public Decision Making
  • Proseminar: Essentials of Public and Private Management or Fundamentals of Nonprofits and Nonprofit Management

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Online Application
  • Upload the following required materials to the Online Application: 500-word Statement of Purpose, Resume, two letters of recommendation, a writing sample of two to five pages that is policy oriented. 
  • Submit the application and pay the $75 fee when you have uploaded all necessary materials (listed above).
  • Upload unofficial copies of transcripts to the application. 
  • Mail in official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate coursework completed within the US only.
  • If you have international coursework, send in the course-by-course credential evaluation. 
  • If English is your second language, you may be required to take the TOEFL or IELTS examination.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3083 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4111 USD for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    3083 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4111 USD for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.

Funding

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