Public Administration - M.P.A. Download to print
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Political Science
302 Bowman Hall
The Master of Public Administration consists of two concentrations: Public Management and Public Policy, plus a dual degree with the College of Nursing, the M.S.N./M.P.A.
Public Management and Public Policy concentrations: Official transcript(s), 2.75 undergraduate GPA, GRE scores, a goal statement, three letters of recommendation and a writing sample. The writing sample, preferably a paper completed in undergraduate school should be single authored and exemplify the critical thinking skills of the applicant and include full citations.
The Master of Public Administration degree program is designed to be completed in two years of full-time coursework, or three and a half years, part-time. Full-time is nine hours of coursework (three courses) per semester.
Tuition for out-of-state students in the online M.P.A. Public Management concentration is essentially the same as graduate in-state tuition, plus a surcharge of $30 US per each online course.
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