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Public Administration

Long Island University (LIU)

Master
24 months
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1249 USD/credit
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About

The M.P.A. in Public Administration at the Long Island University (LIU) degree, with a specialization in Public Administration, prepares you for a wide range of managerial and leadership positions in local, state and national government. 

Overview

Structure

The 42-credit M.P.A. in Public Administration at the Long Island University (LIU) program examines both practical and theoretical problems and challenges in the field, provides opportunities to improve your administrative skills, and prepare for increasing levels of responsibility and management in public service.

The required foundation courses include “Principles of Public Administration,” “Organizational Theory and Behavior in the Public Sector,” “Computer-based Management Systems” and “The Policy Process in Health Care and Public Administration.”

In the Advanced Core Curriculum you will explore various aspects of public sector administration, including courses like “Human Resource Administration,” “Fundamentals of Budgeting and Finance,” and “Administrative Responsibility and the Legal Environment.” Nine credits of electives and a thesis complete this comprehensive course of study. 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Public Administration 
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior in the Health & Public Sectors 
  • Economic Environment and the Public Sector 
  • Analytical Methods
  • Performance Management & Information Systems 
  • The Policy Process in Health Care and Public Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We have rolling admissions. As an international student it is important to apply as soon as possible so that you have plenty of time to get your visa.

Language

English

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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

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.
79
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

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1249 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1249 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1249 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1249 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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