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142 Masters Programs in Public Administration

Public administration is an administration approach focused on implementing the policy of the government. It is a discipline that is concerned with the study of how government policies are implemented and seeks to prepare all those seeking to take up public service offices such as civil servants. A Master of Public Administration is a postgraduate degree designed to enhance students’ understandi… Read more

Public administration is an administration approach focused on implementing the policy of the government. It is a discipline that is concerned with the study of how government policies are implemented and seeks to prepare all those seeking to take up public service offices such as civil servants. A Master of Public Administration is a postgraduate degree designed to enhance students’ understanding on the field of public service. The course is meant for sharpening the idea on civil service and the knowledge in handling public offices. Master of Public Administration is a degree to help leaders and administrators acquire quality skills and training in handling public administrative sectors and offices.

As a professional course for the postgraduates, Master of Public Administration has been structured to prepare all students for managerial service in governmental offices as well other nongovernmental organizations. The degree has an emphasis on the roles and development as well as the principles of public administrators. In taking a Masters degree in Public Administration, one learns the implementation and management of all public policies for effective utilization of resources in service delivery. The degree program is designed to help in developing passionate solutions regarding public finances, human resources, and leadership as well as any other emerging managerial complexities in public institutions. Public administration will be an area for managers and leaders seeking to handle any public offices.

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University of Wroclaw
Wrocław, Poland

The Institute of Political Science at the University of Wrocław is one of the biggest and the most dynamic centers of political science research in Poland. Since 2008 the Inst ... +

The Institute of Political Science at the University of Wrocław is one of the biggest and the most dynamic centers of political science research in Poland. Since 2008 the Institute has developed also curricula in English. Both international and Polish candidates can join the study program and obtain the title of Master in Political Science. MA study program consists of four semesters: one semester with a common program for all students and three semesters with specializations courses. One of three semesters is designed as a semester of mobility arranged within ERASMUS+ at one of the Partner Universities abroad. 5 specializations are available: Public Policy, Political Communication, Public Administration, Democracy and Development in Europe and Caucasus, Central and East European Studies. -
MA
Full-time
2 - 4 semesters
English
01 Oct 2022
31 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Bolzano, Italy

Would you like to build a set of professional skills to contribute to your community? Are you interested in working in the civil service, for your local authority or to improv ... +

Would you like to build a set of professional skills to contribute to your community? Are you interested in working in the civil service, for your local authority or to improve public services at an international level? Would you like to study in a trilingual program with a strong international orientation? -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian, German
Sep 2022
07 Jul 2022
Campus
 
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands +9 More

In this two-year master’s programme, you will expand your knowledge of ICT and develop business and organisational skills that are essential to becoming a modern IT profession ... +

In this two-year master’s programme, you will expand your knowledge of ICT and develop business and organisational skills that are essential to becoming a modern IT professional. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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IMF Smart Education
Madrid, Spain

IMF Smart Education , in collaboration with Nebrija University, launches the Global Master in Public Affairs: Lobby, Corporate Diplomacy and Information Analysis. The program ... +

IMF Smart Education , in collaboration with Nebrija University, launches the Global Master in Public Affairs: Lobby, Corporate Diplomacy and Information Analysis. The program seeks to provide its students with all the knowledge and tools necessary to operate and develop projects at an international level in the field of public affairs. -
Master
Full-time
12 months
Spanish
Sep 2022
Online
 
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, USA

Make a difference and help transform the status quo. The public administration field offers a wealth of opportunity as well as professional mobility. EKU’s public administrati ... +

Make a difference and help transform the status quo. The public administration field offers a wealth of opportunity as well as professional mobility. EKU’s public administration program allows you to leverage your interests and work experience by acquiring in-depth specialization in a range of focus areas. Graduates are prepared to assume a variety of leadership roles within the nonprofit, public sector, and government institutions. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
36 hours
English
Online
 
Unicaf University (ZM)
Lusaka, Zambia

This Master’s programme is in compliance with Zambia’s current national strategic focus on the gradual development of higher education. Drawing on Zambia’s Education for All 2 ... +

This Master’s programme is in compliance with Zambia’s current national strategic focus on the gradual development of higher education. Drawing on Zambia’s Education for All 2015 National Review, the 7th National Development Plan and the SADC Protocol on Education and Training, and complying with Unicaf University’s principles, the MPA will contribute in broadening access and participation to high-quality relevant education, with the efficiency and effectiveness of modern education delivery systems. Since the education sector has vastly been embracing the potentials of online learning in the area of education, the MPA is offering improved content delivery. During this course, students will be able to study advanced principles of public management processes and concepts. They will gain profound knowledge of management and administration procedures and be equipped with skills that will render them able to successfully function in managerial positions in the field. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, USA

The Master of Public Administration degree is the recognized professional degree for careers in public service. JMU's MPA program enhances the administrative knowledge and ski ... +

The Master of Public Administration degree is the recognized professional degree for careers in public service. JMU's MPA program enhances the administrative knowledge and skills of professionals already employed in government, nonprofit organizations, and firms that deal extensively with the government. The internship component also prepares "pre-service" students who seek to enter the public sector. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
English
Campus
 
University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

The international MPA program provides a specialization in Public Administration, Public Management and Policy Studies, which will prepare students to direct policymaking and ... +

The international MPA program provides a specialization in Public Administration, Public Management and Policy Studies, which will prepare students to direct policymaking and manage public organizations in a changing and uncertain environment where economic, social and political dynamics constantly influence the daily operation of governments. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Responding to rising demands reflecting widespread professional activities in Brazil’s civil service sector, the FGV EBAPE launched its Master’s Degree in Public Administratio ... +

Responding to rising demands reflecting widespread professional activities in Brazil’s civil service sector, the FGV EBAPE launched its Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) course in 2012, at the professional level. This stricto sensu graduate course allows students to reconcile their studies with professional activities, transferring knowledge to civil service entities and society. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
22 months
Portuguese
01 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Jelgava, Latvia

The current economic trends in Latvia and Europe highlight the necessity of highly qualified specialists and researchers in economics, management and sociological research.

The current economic trends in Latvia and Europe highlight the necessity of highly qualified specialists and researchers in economics, management and sociological research. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of New Hampshire
Durham, USA

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and seasoned practitioners i ... +

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and seasoned practitioners in subjects ranging from economics and finance to organizational management and public health factors in development. Students apply what they learn in the classroom through a yearlong capstone project during this 14-month online program. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
14 months
English
Oct 2022
16 Jul 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Atlantic International University Masters Programs
Honolulu, USA

The Master of Public Administration (MPA, MS) program aims at specialists for decision making with great capacities for innovation and leadership in professional practice, und ... +

The Master of Public Administration (MPA, MS) program aims at specialists for decision making with great capacities for innovation and leadership in professional practice, under principles of professional ethics and transparency. -
Master
English
Sep 2022
Online
 
UNIR - Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico

With the Master in Public Administration from UNIR Mexico you will become a professional capable of directing budgetary and operational processes in public institutions; parti ... +

With the Master in Public Administration from UNIR Mexico you will become a professional capable of directing budgetary and operational processes in public institutions; participating in the design of policies that respond to the social and sectoral needs of the Mexican State. -
Master
Part-time
18 months
Spanish
Online
 
University of Birmingham Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Lead positive change, study the latest international thinking and master unique public-sector strategy with the University of Birmingham’s 100% Online Masters of Public Admini ... +

Lead positive change, study the latest international thinking and master unique public-sector strategy with the University of Birmingham’s 100% Online Masters of Public Administration. -
Master
Part-time
30 months
English
Jun 2022
Online
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

The programme offers an in-depth investigation of societal problems and critical challenges faced by organisations in the public domain. You will investigate these challenges, ... +

The programme offers an in-depth investigation of societal problems and critical challenges faced by organisations in the public domain. You will investigate these challenges, analyse how public organisations deal with each challenge, and begin to form theories about what is required to make policies work. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus