Masters Programs in Public Management

Compare 21 Masters Programs in Public Management

Public Management

Public Management is one of the subfields of political science and politics on the whole. The term Public Management hints at the resemblance that the political structure bears to the social and private sector. Therefore, some of the management methods used there can also be applied to politics. Public Management seems to appear especially helpful in developed nations, where all kinds of structures already have been shaped well.

A Master in Public Management is interdisciplinary, involving Public Administration, Public Relations, Human Rights, Humanities, as well as Cultural Studies, where culture is understood as one of the most powerful aspects that influence modern multicultural societies. Professionals trained with a Master in Public Management acquire skills of decision-making and dealing with conflicts of interests and public infrastructures by performing policy analysis. A Master in Public Management involves courses in Law, Economics, Politics, Sociology, Psychology, International Relations, and other subjects, training the future specialist to have a multidisciplinary, analytical and creative approach to the issues of the public sector.

Below you can see a number of Master in Public Management programs offered by some of the best universities worldwide. Start the search for your future Master in Public Management degree and career right away!

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Master of Public and Development Management (MM)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 1800 hours February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The Master of Management in the field of Public and Development Management is a rigorous academic programme aimed at providing students with the advanced conceptual and analytical abilities they need to become effective public policy-makers and senior public administrators and development, practitioners. [+]

The Master of Management in the field of Public and Development Management is a rigorous academic programme aimed at providing students with the advanced conceptual and analytical abilities they need to become effective public policy-makers and senior public administrators and development, practitioners.

Candidates will require a foundational knowledge of public and development management. This includes a solid grounding in the theory and practice of governance, policy formation, and the management of large organisations, including public bureaucracies. While the Master's programme itself lasts a year, candidates are required to first complete the PDM course, which will provide them with the requisite foundation. Therefore, the Master's degree is effectively a two-year programme. ... [-]


Master in Public Management (online) (PGMs-v)

Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM
Online Full time Part time 2 years January 2019 Mexico Morelia + 1 more

The program created with the aim of promoting the professionalization of civil servants at different levels of government in Mexico and other Latin American countries. [+]

Description

Justification

The program created with the aim of promoting the professionalization of civil servants at different levels of government in Mexico and other Latin American countries. As a result of political transformation processes taking place in Mexico and several countries, it requires highly trained civil servants and a deep ethical sense for effective governance.

To ensure the effectiveness and legitimacy of governance, it should be strengthened through a methodological and instrumental ensemble that empowers civil servants advanced tools and knowledge to promote better governance.

Target

To train leaders to exercise local governance with a high sense of ethics and standards of excellence.... [-]


Nordic Master's Degree Programme in Innovative Governance and Public Management

Tampere Universities
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

NORDIG offers a unique learning environment enabling students to create smart solutions and obtain sustainable learning outcomes in the field of public administration and management. [+]

International experts facilitating societal co-operation and innovation

NORDIG offers a unique learning environment enabling students to create smart solutions and obtain sustainable learning outcomes in the field of public administration and management.

NORDIG’s curriculum adds a truly Nordic dimension to studies on public administration and public policy. The students will study at three Nordic universities: Tampere University, University of Agder (Norway) and KTH Royal Technological Institute (Sweden). The students will be equipped with knowledge of public administration, management, innovations, and the dynamics of learning organisations. As a part of their studies, students will do a project in the OpenLab environment at KTH. NORDIG educates international experts who profoundly understand... [-]


Master in Public and Social Policy (PSP)

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Czech Republic Prague

Public and Social Policy (PSP) is a two-year English-language Master’s degree programme, which aims to provide students with current relevant knowledge of policy-making process and cultivate their analytical skills. In addition to theoretical knowledge about the policy-making process, the programme will offer deeper knowledge in concrete policy domains such as social policy, health policy, educational policy, employment policy or others. [+]

Public and Social Policy (PSP) is a two-year English-language Master’s degree programme, which aims to provide students with current relevant knowledge of policy-making process and cultivate their analytical skills. In addition to theoretical knowledge about the policy-making process, the programme will offer deeper knowledge in concrete policy domains such as social policy, health policy, educational policy, employment policy or others. The special attention in the programme will be given to research methodology and policy analysis skills. The combination of knowledge about policy process and methodology skills will lead to unique competencies and excellent professional employment or for further studying or research career.... [-]


Executive Master in Public Management

Antwerp Management School
Campus Part time 2 years September 2019 Belgium Antwerp

The interest in management in the public sector has vastly increased. The swift and increasingly complex social changes have altered the government’s role substantially. Politics, policy, and governance can no longer function well without management. A strong service demands knowledge, insight, and creativity of the modern government functionary. The Master in Public Management examines a diverse range of current tendencies in governmental management. [+]

Executive Master in Public Management

The interest in management in the public sector has vastly increased. The swift and increasingly complex social changes have altered the government’s role substantially. Politics, policy, and governance can no longer function well without management. A strong service demands knowledge, insight, and creativity of the modern government functionary.

Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School?

The Master in Public Management examines a diverse range of current tendencies in governmental management. This course offers:

Academic embedding. Attention for the government official in policy and as a manager. An interdisciplinary context. Theoretic concepts linked with a practical elaboration. Enriching exchange experiences with peer-students of different policy levels. Content fit for professionals who work full-time in the public sector: part-time formula, timetable, specific forms education, and evaluation. What can you expect? ... [-]

Master in Political Analysis and Public Policy

Higher School of Economics
Campus Part time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

The Master's in Public Policy is a two-year innovative practice-oriented programme developing the skills required to articulate issues of public concern, analyze alternative policies, facilitate the adoption and implementation of specific public choices, and evaluate their effects. The goal is to educate professional analysts and managers capable to deal with complex public policy issues of the modern world. [+]

Programme overview

The Programme was developed on the basis of the American model of teaching Public Policy Analysis - namely of Public Policy Institute of the Georgetown University and Johns Hopkins University, where the head of this programme was teaching in 1993-1995. Since 2006 the Programme accepts foreign students and provides courses in English as HSE contribution to the Bologna Process. We are constantly developing and improving the programme and involve representatives from the leading Russian, European and American universities, most influential think tanks and renowned international organizations into the teaching process.

The Programme has two concentrations: Public Policy Analysis, and Human Rights and Democratic Governance. Concentration in Public Policy Analysis is the outcome of the search for the ultimate professional education programme and combines theoretical and practical training with the cutting-edge international and Russian experience in the field. The concentration in Human Rights and Democratic Governance was created on the basis of the UN Programme. The programme was the first of its kind in Russia and is analogous to the European Master in Human Rights.... [-]


Master in Public Policy and Human Resources

Masaryk University Faculty of Social Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Czech Republic Brno

The program provides the graduates with the abilities of understanding and practical application of the current methods of solving the problems in social policy and labor market policy as well as the abilities of evaluation of the problems and policies. [+]

Why should you choose this program?

The program provides the graduates with the abilities of understanding and practical application of the current methods of solving the problems in social policy and labor market policy as well as the abilities of evaluation of the problems and policies.

The program is recommended especially to those applicants who are interested in the development of public and social policies in Central European (post-communist) countries and in social aspects of public administration. The program content focuses on processes and implementation of social policies taking the institutional perspective into consideration.

What will you be able to do after graduation? ... [-]

Master in Governance and Public Procurement Management

Turin School of Development (International Training Centre of the ILO)
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2019 Italy Turin

The International Training Center of the International Labor Organization (ITC-ILO) organizes, in partnership with the Institute of Political Studies of Paris ("Sciences Po"), the University of Turin (Italy) and Expertise France, a master's program in governance and management of public contracts in support of sustainable development in which participants explore the legal, regulatory, economic, managerial and organizational foundations of a modern governance and public procurement management system [+]

The International Training Center of the International Labor Organization (ITC-ILO) organizes, in partnership with the Institute of Political Studies of Paris ("Sciences Po"), the University of Turin (Italy) and Expertise France, a master's program in governance and management of public procurement in support of sustainable development in which participants explore the legal, regulatory, economic, managerial and organizational foundations of a modern system of governance and management of public procurement.

This master's program integrates teaching methods and mixed learning techniques that allow participants to study and assimilate the theory and apply the knowledge in a practical way through the realization of work, case studies , study visits and an applied research project. Participation in the program also provides access to a network and exposure to the expertise, experience and know-how of academics, experts working in international organizations and industry experts. public and private.... [-]


MPhil in Industrial Policy

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the Master of Philosophy in Industrial Policy is to develop the students’ intellectual competencies, intellectual independence and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of appropriate industrial policies to support the structural transformation of the economies of the continent. [+]

The purpose of the Master of Philosophy in Industrial Policy is to develop the students’ intellectual competencies, intellectual independence and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of appropriate industrial policies to support the structural transformation of the economies of the continent. The programme consists of core modules offering an in-depth coverage of a broad range of issues pertaining to industrial development policies, strategies and management in Africa, and allowing students to test the practical application of the knowledge imparted, participate in analysing case studies, conducting field visits, and prepare individual technical reports on the various themes covered. ... [-]


Master Program in Economics of Public Policy

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Full time 9 months September 2019 Spain Barcelona

The Economics of Public Policy Program provides students with the theoretical and empirical fundamentals to answer questions that impact entire populations. [+]

About

How and why do particular public policies get implemented? How are they designed? How do we know if they work? Why are some policies more successful than others?

National-level finance and planning involve big numbers: pensions, health systems, income support, social programs, and so forth. Successful public policies can make all the difference for the lives of millions of individuals, with numbers and effects become much larger for developed countries and faster growth in developing ones.

Students will be drilled in commanding advanced empirical public policy evaluation tools and will be ready to use these tools in practice.

Students will be exposed to the views of experts from fields other than Economics in order to build an appreciation for the multidisciplinary nature of public policy design and evaluation. A master's advisor will guide each student in completing an independent master's project by the end of the program, allowing specialization in a policy topic of the student's choice.... [-]


MPP in Public Policy

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Our Masters in Public Policy allows you to develop the conceptual, analytical and practical skills you’ll need to redefine the world of policymaking. We prepare you for a career in the public sector and vocations that make a contribution to the development or delivery of public policy. [+]

Overview

Our Masters in Public Policy allows you to develop the conceptual, analytical and practical skills you’ll need to redefine the world of policymaking. We prepare you for a career in the public sector and vocations that make a contribution to the development or delivery of public policy.

This course is extremely flexible, and you can tailor it to fit your particular interests. Core modules on Policy Theory and Practice are combined with optional modules in Social Research and policy-relevant disciplines. If you want to pursue an interest in other policy-relevant disciplines, you can also combine a focus on policy and research with options in areas such as:

law economics behavioural science social marketing energy environmental and international politics ... [-]

Master of Urban Management

CEPT University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 India Ahmedabad

It aspires to bring about notable changes in urban India by creating a pool of high-quality professionals dedicated to the management of human habitats. The program helps students develop skills to address complex problems like enhancing long-term efficiency of urban services, improving day-to-day functioning of cities and finding ways to improve financing of urban systems. The program focuses on inter-disciplinary training while developing skills of effective management. During the first ‘foundation’ semester, students undertake courses, which help them, learn about the urban context and develop proficiency in accounting, management principles and basic problem solving for urban utilities-identification of issues and finding solutions. [+]

Master of Urban Management

Faculty of Management – CEPT University

Indian cities are growing at a very rapid pace in terms of its population and geography. They need constant attention to maintain the existing structures and manage the future expansion. Urban Management is an upcoming field requiring specialized knowledge of urban settlements and core management principles. Urban Managers focus on understanding how townships and cities function and they strive to improve the technological, operational and financial functioning of cities with the aim of improving livability.

It aspires to bring about notable changes in urban India by creating a pool of high-quality professionals dedicated to the management of human habitats. The program helps students develop skills to address complex problems like enhancing long-term efficiency of urban services, improving day-to-day functioning of cities and finding ways to improve financing of urban systems.... [-]


Master in Public Management

University of Science and Technology Beijing
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 China Beijing

Students are required to complete the curriculum between 2-3 years, and doctoral programs are 3-5 years, fulfill the designated credits, complete the thesis and defend it in front of a panel of experts. [+]

Educational economics and management,English taught Program Information

Students are required to complete the curriculum between 2-3 years, and doctoral programs are 3-5 years, fulfill the designated credits, complete the thesis and defend it in front of a panel of experts. Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate along with the Master's degree/Doctoral degree, according to the regulation of the Degree Committee.

Master's programs are conducted in Chinese, except for the English-taught Programs.

Duration, Tuition Fee, Insurance Fee

2 years, 37600rmb/year, 600rmb/year

Application Prerequisites Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, have attained required language level and degree. Applicants for Master's program must be under age of 40, have attained a bachelor's degree, and HSK level 5. Applicants for the Doctoral program must be under age of 45, have attained a master's degree, and HSK level 6. Application Period ... [-]

Master of Public Sector Management

Africa University - Zimbabwe
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 Zimbabwe Mutare

The Master of Public Sector Management is an intensive, full-time, 12-month long training program consisting of four modules and a research project. [+]

The Master of Public Sector Management is an intensive, full-time, 12-month long training program consisting of four modules and a research project.

Entry Requirements

The PSMTP will accept applications from candidates who possess all the following minimum qualifications and attributes:

A good first university degree (equivalent professional qualifications obtained by formal study and examination and recognized as a degree equivalent by the Africa University Senate) and 4 years of relevant post-qualification work experience; Be a middle-level African professional or manager employed by a government or state enterprise located in Eastern or Southern Africa. (More senior officials located in the same region may also be eligible for special consideration); Competence in basic Mathematics not below GCE ‘O’ level shall be an added advantage. Preference will be given to candidates recommended by those Governments or state enterprises which make an explicit commitment to provide the successful graduates with the requisite institutional environment (including appropriate incentive systems) that would enable them to make good use of their newly acquired skills and competencies in the collective pursuit of sustainable development and poverty reduction on the Continent. Program Structure ... [-]

Master of Public Management

L’École Supérieure de la Francophonie pour l'Administration et le Management
Campus Full time October 2019 Bulgaria Sofia

The training prepares students for senior positions in public institutions in general, both nationally and internationally. The training aims to provide students with knowledge of the practices, theories, and methodologies associated with public policy issues, an understanding of the internal management of public organizations, their relations with their client users ... as well as the development and implementation of public policies. [+]

Management Course of Public Institutions

Training aims :

Developing attitudes and decision-making skills in the local, regional, national and international public service, including an understanding of the specificities of the socio-economic, political, legal and financial environment. In a context of profound changes in the public sphere, the Master seeks to provide frameworks for analysis and to understand the tensions to which organizations are subject and the pathways of evolution chosen.

Opportunities:

The training prepares students for senior positions in public institutions in general, both nationally and internationally. The training aims to provide students with knowledge of the practices, theories, and methodologies associated with public policy issues, an understanding of the internal management of public organizations, their relations with their client users ... as well as the development and implementation of public policies.... [-]