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Public Administration

California State University Long Beach

Master Blended
22 months
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10636 USD/year
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About

The accelerated Master of Public Administration Distance Learning program at California State University Long Beach is offered by CSULB's Graduate Center for Public Policy and Administration in partnership with the College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE).

Overview

This Public Administration program at California State University Long Beach is designed to provide a diverse student population with the professional competencies necessary for leadership and management roles in public service, and in community-based and nonprofit organizations. The program emphasizes the theory, practice, skills, and ethics necessary to promote excellence in public service management.

The programme

Program participants proceed through a sequence of pre-selected courses as a learning team. The course components are delivered online and in one face-to-face Saturday class meeting on the CSULB campus. One night per week, students will participate in a synchronous web-cast lecture/discussion with the course instructor. This real-time, interactive session will be conducted using Elluminate software. Students will also participate in one asynchronous class session using BlackBoard software. Students are not required to purchase software to participate in the program.

Programme Structure

Required Courses:

  • Foundations of Public Policy and Administration
  • Government Budgeting and Finance
  • Public Sector Personnel Administration
  • Seminar in Organization Theory and Behavior
  • Seminar of Policy Issue Analysis
  • Research Methods in Public Administration
  • Directed Research

Elective Courses:

  • Public Works Facilities and Urban Policy
  • Negotiating Dynamics: Strategies and Skills
  • Leadership Skills and Strategies in Public Sector
  • Public Sector Employer-Employee Relations
  • Seminar in Urban Affairs

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 22 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
80
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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official test score (GMAT or GRE) that was sent to you by the testing agency
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two Letters of Recommendation.
  • Requires at least a 2.75 GPA

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 22 months.
  • National

    10636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 22 months.

Funding

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