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Public Administration

The University of Texas at Arlington

12 months
Duration
20620 USD/year
20620 USD/year
10828 USD/year
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About

The Public Administration programme offered by the University of Texas at Arlington is concerned with the formulation, analysis, negotiation, and implementation of democratically responsible collective action. With an interdisciplinary focus, this program gives special emphasis to the urban community and the special challenges of public managers who serve in urban areas.

Overview

The curriculum is designed to develop leadership capacity, understanding of the political, social, and economic characteristics of today’s urban environment and the ability to apply current theories of management and analysis to difficult management issues. 

The program is meant as preparation for those entering management careers in government for the first time or as career development for those already employed who are seeking upward mobility in public management.

The MPA degree at the School of Urban and Public Affairs is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), and the curriculum conforms to NASPAA standards.

Career

The Public Administration program from The University of Texas at Arlington is meant as preparation for those entering management careers in gov­ernment for the first time or as career development for those already employed who are seeking upward mobility in public management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Local Politics in the Intergovernmental Setting
  • Public and Non-profit Organization Theory
  • Public Budgeting
  • Financial Management in the Public and Non-profit Services
  • Evaluation Research
  • Public Administration
  • Human Resource Management in Government and Non-profits

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

39 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum Writing GRE score of 4.0 (may be waived under certain conditions - see "Waiving the GRE" below)
  • Minimum Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 based on the last 60 hours of course work as calculated by UTA Graduate Admissions.
  • A preferred minimum Verbal GRE score of 450 (Revised GRE Test: 150), and minimum Quantitative GRE of 450 (Revised GRE Test: 141), and a minimum combined Verbal and Quantitative score of 1,000 (Revised GRE Test Combined: 291) (may be waived under certain conditions - see "Waiving the GRE" below)
  • Outstanding letters of recommendation
  • Strong, well-written personal essay

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20620 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20620 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10828 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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