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Master On Campus

Public Administration

The University of Akron

12 months
Duration
747 USD/credit 31374 USD/year
747 USD/credit 31374 USD/year
442 USD/credit 18564 USD/year
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About

The Public Administration program of The University of Akron is a 42 credit hour degree program, including 27 credit hours of core classes, 12 credit hours of elective courses, and three credit hours of internship.

Overview

Students with sufficient professional work experience may petition for a waiver of the internship requirement, and those students that are granted an internship waiver have a minimum of 39 credit hours for the degree.

Our Mission

The mission of the Public Administration program of The University of Akron is dedicated to improving the capacity of public service in a dynamic urban society through education, scholarship and community engagement. We are committed to student success, to research and scholarship to communications across social and cultural boundaries, to using information technologies to serve students and the public, and to recognizing the unique values, perspectives, and capacities of individual students. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • National Urban Policy
  • Personnel Management in the Public Sector
  • Leadership and Decision-Making
  • Citizen Participation
  • Community Organizing
  • Cultural Competence In the Public Sector

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • One page personal essay explaining reasons for pursuing the degree program
  • Resume
  • GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MAT (if undergraduate cumulative grade point average is below 3.0)
  • Three letters of recommendation (required only if applying for a graduate assistantship)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31374 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31374 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 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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