Master of Public Administration (MPA)

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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

The Master of Public Administration is designed to provide both advanced theoretical perspectives and practical training for governmental, not-for-profit, and community development leaders, with special emphasis on theories and practices of public leadership. To accomplish this goal, the degree aims at two general audiences: traditional students with bachelor’s degrees looking for training to enter the public service and students already in a governmental or public organization seeking to further enhance their skills.

MPA Program Admission Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

GPA of 3.0 or better in the last 60 credit hours of coursework leading to the baccalaureate degree

GRE Scores of 295 (verbal and quantitative combined) or above *OR the equivalent of three or more years of full-time professional experience in public, nonprofit, or for-profit organizations

Three letters of recommendation

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Where we’ve come from, where we’re going Our Mission As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, ... Read More

Where we’ve come from, where we’re going Our Mission As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, learning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing technology and the public interests of West Texas. Read less