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23122 USD/year
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About

The Public Administration programme offered by University of Texas 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.

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Overview

The Public Administration programme offered by  University of Texas Arlington  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.

Those seeking admission to the MPA program can choose between two program options:

  • courses taught on campus primarily during the evening hours; and
  • courses taught online.

Applicants who choose the on-campus option may plan their courses to include the requirements of certificate programs such as Urban Nonprofit Management or Public Budgeting and Financial Management.

The mission of the Master’s of Public Administration program is to strengthen public decision making and the delivery of public services in a globalized and diverse society by educating students to lead and manage organizations at all levels of government and nonprofit institutions ethically, democratically, and effectively.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Public Organization Theory
  •  Public Budgeting
  •  Financial Management in the Public and Non-Profit Sectors
  • Evaluation Research
  •  Public Administration
  • Public Human Resources

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

39 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.
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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.
Required

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.
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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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants who meet all the following requirements will be considered for unconditional admission:

  • Minimum Writing GRE score of 4.0 (may be waived under certain conditions - see "Waiving the GRE" below)
  • Minimum Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • 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

  • International

    23122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23122 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23122 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10514 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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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