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Master of Public Administration


Next enrollment cycle

September 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 27,108

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 11% scholarship
The 42-credit, N.A.S.P.A.A.-accredited Master of Public Administration prepares students for public service responsibilities, blending management theory with practical applications in government, health and non-profit organizations. Students from diverse backgrounds with varying levels of professional expertise, are taught by faculty members who are current in all aspects of this continuously evolving and growing field.
The program of study is flexible and can be tailored to accommodate the professional requirements of the student by offering specialization courses that provide them with the opportunity to examine a specific management function or an area of application in greater depth.

Areas of specialization include public administration, non-profit management, urban government management, human resources management, law and management, international public management and social policy management. Other specializations can be developed in consultation with a faculty advisor from the broad spectrum of courses available through the Program and the School, as well as through courses available across the campus.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry requirements
Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 or 85 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0 (School of Pharmacy)
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 100 - 105(Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) 56 - 78
  • IELTS 5.5 – 6 Overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45 - 57
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) Under 100 (Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.5 – 3.0


  • MPA 501 Principals of Administration 3.00hrs
  • MPA 502 Organizational Theory and Behavior 3.00hrs
  • MPA 503 Government and the Economy 3.00hrs
  • MPA 505 Analytic Methods 3.00hrs
  • MPA 507 Public Policy Processes 3.00hrs


  • MPA 602 Human Resources Management 3.00hrs
  • MPA 603 Fundamentals of Public Budgeting & Finance 3.00hrs
  • MPA 604 Administrative Responsibility and Accountability 3.00hrs


  • PM 728 Managing Human Behavior in Public Organizations 3.00hrs


  • MPA 798 Research Seminar in Public Administration 3.00hrs
  • MPA 799 Research Project in Public Administration 3.00hrs

Credit and GPA Requirements

  • Minimum Credits: 42
  • Minimum Major GPA: 3.00
  • Please check University Bulletin for list of specialization and course requirements.
  • To be taken in the last semester of study. You may NOT take any additional courses with capstone.



Direct Admission (2 semesters - Varies by program) $23,382 - $27,108

 Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,266 - $19,614 

*Pricing is subject to change

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