Master in Public Administration (MPA)

Central Colleges of the Philippines

Program Description

Master in Public Administration (MPA)

Central Colleges of the Philippines

Master in Public Administration


The graduate school of the CCP was established in 1979 under government recognition No. C-002, dated June 6, 1979, starting with an initial offering of MBA and MAT.

As an expression of its social responsibility and in order to keep the poor and deserving ambitious college graduates to seek higher education, CCP opened its Graduate School charging minimal, and affordable costs of tuition to its college faculty and students.

The CCP Graduate School commits itself to develop relevant expertise, acumen and competence among the students in the field of Business Administration, Public Management and Teaching not only to attain academic excellence but to prepare them to meet the challenge of global competition.


Objectives of the Graduate Programs

The Graduate School serves as the academic home of graduate studies in education, business and public management. Primarily it provides the graduate students with opportunities for study and research.

The Graduate School as a center for the advancement of learning commits itself to the following goals:

  • To encourage and develop an inquisitive mind through research, which is one of the functions of graduate education.
  • To encourage the analysis of value which confronts people in decision making through actual class work and maximization of motivation techniques.
  • To develop flexibility and pragmatic adjustment to varied and changing social realities - social, economic and political - be it in the personal and professional dimension of living through community service and fieldwork.

This program is designed to develop the skills to formulate and implement development of plans of government and non-governmental organizations. It emphasizes to develop skills of practicing lower and middle level administrators in managing their respective agencies efficiently and effectively to enable them to appreciate their roles in the general aspect of public management.


Curriculum - Thesis Program   
    
BASIC SUBJECTS (Core-subjects) 

  • Theory and Practice of Public Administration     
  • Elementary Statistics     
  • Research Methods


    
REQUIRED MAJOR SUBJECTS
    

  • Organization and Management      
  • Public Personnel Administration     
  • Program/Project Management      
  • Public Fiscal Administration     
  • Public Policy and Development Adm    
  • Local Government Administration


    
ELECTIVES (Choose two (2) subjects only)
    

  • Administrative Communication      
  • Ecology of Public Administration     
  • Seminar in Public Management          
  • Countryside Development
  • Management Planning and Control      
  • Public Organization & Governance
  • Public Budget Management

   
    
THESIS WRITING
    

  • Thesis Writing I      
  • Thesis Writing II


    

NOTE: Non Public Administration graduate students enrolling in MPA are required to take four (4) additional cognate subjects which is equivalent to 12 units (non - credit)

Curriculum - Non-Thesis Program
   
BASIC SUBJECTS (Core-subjects)

  • Theory and Practice of Public Administration   
  • Elementary Statistics 
  • Research Methods


       
REQUIRED MAJOR SUBJECTS 
    

  • Organization and Management 
  • Public Personnel Administration
  • Program/Project Management
  • Public Fiscal Administration
  • Public Policy and Development Adm    
  • Local Government Administration


   
ELECTIVES (Choose two (2) subjects only)
   

  • Administrative Communication  
  • Ecology of Public Administration  
  • Seminar in Public Management
  • Countryside Development 
  • Management Planning and Control 


    
SEMINAR PAPERS (in lieu of thesis)
    

  • Special Problems in Public Personnel Administration    
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policies in the Philippines   
  • Special Problems in Fiscal and Monetary Administration
  •  Political - Administrative Accountability in the Philippine Public Service



NOTE: Non-Public Administration students who wish to enroll in MPA Program are required to take the following pre-requisite subjects:

  • Public Organization and Governance
  • Public Budget Management
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Nov. 2017
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Philippines - Quezon City
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