The 42-credit M.P.A. at the Long Island University (LIU) in Health Administration examines both practical and theoretical problems and challenges in the field, and provides an understanding of a wide range of topics including organizational structures, health care policy analysis and healthcare management.
Your plan of study is comprised of 18 credits of foundation courses, including: "Principles of Public Administration," "Organizational Theory and Behavior in the Public Sector," "Economic Environment and the Public Sector," "Analytical Methods," "Computer-based Management Systems" and "The Policy Process in Health Care Administration."
The Advanced Core Curriculum (nine credits) explores various aspects of public sector administration, with courses including: "Human Resource Administration," "Fundamentals of Budgeting and Finance," and "Administrative Responsibility and the Legal Environment." Nine credits of electives and a thesis round out the program. Students matriculating on a full-time basis can complete this program in just over two years. All MPA courses meet in-person on the LIU Post campus, and are available on both evenings and weekends.
Master of Public Administration Program Mission Statement
The mission of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program at LIU Post is to prepare leaders for service in public, nonprofit, and health care organizations. Primarily focusing on Long Island and the New York Metropolitan area, the MPA Program will emphasize the complexities and unique challenges of service delivery in these sectors and the training of skilled and creative pre-service and mid-career leaders.
Embracing the broader mission of Long Island University, the MPA Program will meet this purpose in an inclusive environment that encourages access and excellence for a diverse student population. Mirroring the globalization of public, nonprofit, and health care services, the MPA Program will draw students from both domestic and international populations.
The MPA Program will cultivate principled practitioners who are intently focused on values of effectiveness; efficiency and responsible use of resources; equity and fairness; accountability; and engagement with and respect for diverse constituencies. In support of the MPA Program mission, faculty members will engage in scholarly research and community and professional service aimed at advancing knowledge in the field of administration and effecting positive change in public, health care, and nonprofit services.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Principles of Public Administration
- Organizational Theory and Behavior in the Health & Public Sectors
- Economic Environment and the Public Sector
- Analytical Methods
- Computer Based Management Systems
- The Policy Process in Health Care and Public Administration
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPublic Health Public Administration View 513 other Masters in Public Administration in United States
- Application for Admission.
- Application fee: (non-refundable)
- A bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 from an accredited college or university or successful completion of another master’s degree.
- Students who do not meet these requirements are welcome to discuss their options for admission with the graduate advisor. Applicants who have attended institutions outside the United States must hold a degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree.
International1249 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1249 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National1249 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1249 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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