Masters Programs in Public Management

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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 Tri-Sector Collaboration (MTSC)

Singapore Management University
Campus Full time 18 months August 2017 Singapore

The innovative Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration provides rigorous interdisciplinary training in effective problem solving [+]

Masters in Public Management. The innovative Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration provides rigorous interdisciplinary training in effective problem solving for the 21st century’s complex environment. It is applicable to business, government, and civil society organisations, and to the interactions among them. It will: - Develop leaders able to flourish in a complex, tri-sector world - Enable students to master a toolkit of innovative skills for tackling global challenges together - Create cross-sector networks in the region - Provide students with deep understanding of key conceptual frameworks - Ensure that students can make sense of the plethora of megatrends affecting business-government-society interactions, from environment to demography to technology Application Period The 2017-18 intake will start classes in January 2017. Application is opened until 15 May 2016. Admission Requirements High English proficiency (all courses are delivered and graded in English). Students with a first degree from a non-English speaking university will be required to submit IELTS/TOEFL reports. Good first degree (business, social science, law, public policy or other related fields). Significant work experience. Good score on the GRE preferred. GMAT scores may be accepted in lieu of the GRE. If an applicant does not have either, please contact the programme office after submitting the application. The applicant may be asked to sit for an alternative admissions test administered by SMU. 2 recommendations from your current employer or an equivalent, objective party. Two short essays, written in English. You will be asked to paste your answers into the application form. Fees Application (non-refundable): S$50... [-]

Official Master's Degree In Political And Institutional Communication (master's Degree In Marketing, Consulting And Political Communication - Usc)

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset
Campus Full time 1 year May 2017 Spain Madrid

This program gives access to dual degree of Master in Political and Institutional Communication at the University Research Institute Ortega y Gasset (IUIOG) and Master in Marketing, Consulting and Communication Policy at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). [+]

This program gives access to dual degree of Master in Political and Institutional Communication at the University Research Institute Ortega y Gasset (IUIOG) and Master in Marketing, Consulting and Communication Policy at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). Teachers credits earned in the Master are recognized automatically, without having to take additional training courses for access to doctoral studies at the University of Santiago de Compostela and Murcia through program agreements with these universities. GOALS The Master in Political and Institutional Communication It is the main reference of this discipline in Spain, having been considered in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014 the best Master of Communication, according to the prestigious ranking of Masters prepared annually by the newspaper El Mundo. His training program responds to the growing demand for communication professionals in organizations with a strategic approach. It offers those who wish to specialize in this field the necessary tools, both theoretical and especially practical for the design and implementation of effective strategies and effective policy and institutional communication. General objectives: This Master is a program that has as main objective to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for proper professional performance in the field of marketing and political communication always at the governmental, administrative and / or institutional setting. It is to produce graduates with a comprehensive understanding of all areas related to political marketing, at the same time possess skills to meet the multiple tasks that address in companies engaged in these market areas. - Specific... [-]

Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa Executive Training Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Part time 6 months January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) aims to increase the pipeline of skilled financial journalists and analysts, embracing a data-driven journalism culture across Africa. If well trained, the contribution that financial journalists and development experts can make as continental informers, educators and watchdogs is significant. [+]

Masters in Public Management. It is well documented that many key economies on the African continent are growing in leaps and ​bounds, yet the positive impact on development and progress in civil society is not fully realised. T​he role that journalism plays in society and democracy cannot be underestimated. The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) aims to increase the pipeline of skilled financial journalists and analysts, embracing a data-driven journalism culture across Africa. If well trained, the contribution that financial journalists and development experts can make as continental informers, educators and watchdogs is significant. This interactive and hands-on program aims to enhance the skills and knowledge of media professionals to better serve the public interest as a critical part of continental development and progress. Bloomberg has collaborated with a consortium of pre-eminent journalism schools and top business schools across three key African markets to deliver a highly innovative, integrated and practical world-class executive training program that is firmly rooted in African market realities. Delegates will receive copies of “The Bloomberg Way”, a guide for reporters and editors written by Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Bloomberg News. During the six-month program, delegates will also be granted a free subscription to the Bloomberg Professional Service. This subscription will give delegates free access to the world-class analytics, key industry data, market moving news and analysis that the Bloomberg Professional Service provides​. Who should apply? This program has been developed primarily for mid-career journalists, financial professionals with an interest in financial journalism, government professionals responsible... [-]

Master in International Affairs and Public Policy

Nankai University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 China Tianjin

IAPP is an international relations programme with a focus on understanding China’s foreign policy and strategic thinking. [+]

International Affairs and Public Policy is the study of how countries form relationships with and interact with each other. China’s foreign policy and strategic thinking is highly influential, so studying this subject in China itself will provide some fascinating insights. This programme is designed to prepare graduates for a wide range of careers in the field of international relations. It will provide you with the academic and analytical skills necessary to understand the contemporary world and the rapidly changing context in which international relations and foreign diplomacy are conducted. This programme will also provide you with the ability to deploy strategic foresight and encourage you to engage in the spirit of constructive dialogue and mutual understanding. As well as developing your academic and problem-solving capabilities, the programme will equip you with the tools to make sense of the complex world around us, to think on your feet and to consider international issues and events from a global perspective. WHY STUDY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AT NANKAI? The Zhou Enlai School of Government that delivers the programme is ranked number 1 in China. As one of the most prestigious schools in China, the Zhou Enlai School of Government is an elite centre for research and teaching in the fields of politics, political science, international relations and Sino-Foreign diplomacy. The school is named after Premier Zhou Enlai, one of China’s most revered leaders of the 20th century, holding the position as Chinese Premier. WHAT WILL I STUDY? Modules will include: - Contemporary Chinese studies... [-]

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Danubius University
Campus Full time Romania Galați

This study program aims at forming specialists capable of identifying the opportunities of the economical moment, the regional developing potential and of participating to the decision-making process from a financial point of view on a public and private level. [+]

Masters in Public Management. This study program aims at forming specialists capable of identifying the opportunities of the economical moment, the regional developing potential and of participating to the decision-making process from a financial point of view on a public and private level. Master students may gain the following specialized skills after obtaining their degree: - Knowledge of the elements regarding the professional doctrine and ethics, as well as of the way in which the profession is organized and pursued; - The synthesis, the deepening and the use of concepts from the financial field, the interdisciplinary approach of economical procedures in order to elaborate and substantiate financial decisions - The capacity to analyse and interpret problems that are specific to financial management and the decision-making based on financial-economic information; - The development, at an operational level, of a deep understanding of financial management in the context of applying European directives and international standards of financial report; - Developing skills in the consultancy field of public and private audit activities; - The capacity to cognitively and professionally apply concepts, theories and investigation methods in the financial field. Studied subjects: Research methodology, Comparative financial-accounting systems, Public and private portfolio management, Public administration strategic management, European public policies, International finances, Financial and accounting expertise, Company evaluation and diagnosis, Financial markets and stock transactions, Professional doctrine and ethics. The study curriculum includes stages of specializing practice during the first year of study, 3 weeks, and summing 90 hours at the end of the second... [-]

Master in Public Policy & Administration

University of St. Thomas
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years Open Enrollment USA Houston + 1 more

The Master of Public Policy and Administration degree program provides a flexible and high-quality graduate education that prepares students for careers in public service or nonprofit management. [+]

The Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) degree program provides a flexible and high-quality graduate education that prepares students for careers in leadership and management in public service or nonprofit administration. The MPPA provides students with three specific track options in order to tailor the degree to specific student interests and/or needs. These tracks are: Generalist, Public Management, and Public Policy. The Generalist Track is a tailored mix of courses. The Public Management Track emphasizes the fundamentals of Public Administration. The Public Policy Track stresses the interdisciplinary nature of policy analysis. Degree Requirements MPPA students will choose one of three tracks for the MPPA degree: Generalist, Public Management, or Public Policy. Students are required to take 36 credit hours in the program. Thirty-three credit hours will be within the MPPA core and degree tracks. In addition, students must complete either a thesis or a professional report in order to fulfill the requirements for the MPPA degree program. Career Possibilities The MPPA degree will prepare graduates to become managers or analysts at all levels of government – local, state, federal, and international – and in domestic non-profit organizations or international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). In governments, graduates work as managers and analysts in executive agencies, as staff members for legislatures, and as court administrators. Admission Admission decisions are based on a combination of your undergraduate GPA, letters of recommendation, work history and an essay describing your academic goals and interests. GRE scores are required unless you have a graduate degree. International... [-]

Master in Environmental Governance

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The aim of the Environmental Governance study programme is to develop competencies in environmental governance and management. The programme covers main environmental study fields. Among others programme includes developing skills in public management, administration, e-governance and public service provision. [+]

Masters in Public Management. Why this study programme? The aim of the Environmental Governance study programme is to develop competencies in environmental governance and management. The programme covers main environmental study fields. Among others programme includes developing skills in public management, administration, e-governance and public service provision. The programme focuses on providing leadership skills in environmental governance that would help teams in public and non-profit organisations to create greater value for wide range of citizens. Entry requirements Graduates of university bachelor's studies in any study field can apply to this programme; English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates. International mobility possibilities Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives a possibility to study at a university abroad for 1 or 2 semesters and do internship in another country. Career prospects Graduates can take up jobs as team leaders, project managers, planning specialists in environmental governance throughout the EU – its member states’ public and non-profit organisations. [-]

Master of Public Policy

International University of Japan
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Japan Niigata

The objective of this one-year intensive master’s program is to equip scholars with fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the fields of international relations, international development, and public management. [+]

The objective of this one-year intensive master’s program is to equip scholars with fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the fields of international relations, international development, and public management. The main target includes employees who have more than 2 years of work experience in private enterprises and public institutions who intend to obtain a master’s degree at the professional level with a lighter academic research activity workload. Students who complete all requirements are awarded a professional master’s degree, the Master of Public Policy. Curriculum The curriculum of the one-year master’s program consists of a combination of required courses and elective courses: the former provides analytical and empirical skills and knowledge that are applicable to policy-oriented issues; the latter focuses more on specific aspects of practical and policy-oriented issues and expands the theoretical capability and descriptive knowledge obtained from the required courses. This combination allows the scholars to facilitate problem identification and problem solving in regional and international agendas. Policy Paper Different from the two-year master’s programs, scholars are not required to write a solid master’s thesis. Instead, they are required to write a policy paper on an important policy-related topic under the supervision of faculty members. This gives the scholars an opportunity to learn how to discuss their policy topic by integrating the concepts and methods that have been acquired during the entire one-year program as well as knowledge developed in their previous professional careers. [-]

Master Governing the Large Metropolis

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

The Master's programme Governing the Large Metropolis aims to prepare graduates for work on public policy issues in a variety of large metropolises beyond Europe, in relation to different types of organizations and agencies. [+]

Masters in Public Management. Master Governing the Large Metropolis Programme objectives The Master's programme Governing the Large Metropolis aims to prepare graduates for work on public policy issues in a variety of large metropolises beyond Europe, in relation to different types of organizations and agencies. The world cities and urban sprawl of both the global North and the global South face massive public policy and governance challenges. The scale and speed of urbanization raise a plethora of issues, which are all covered in the programme. These include: economic development, poverty and slums, housing, health, technological and social innovation, the management of risk, infrastructure, water and waste disposal, changing labour markets, sustainable development, democratic participation. Governing populations divided and organized by class, income, religion, ethnic origin, mobility and/or gender has become even more difficult in a globalizing world where opportunities for mobility, participation in overlapping networks, interdependence and the scale of large urban regions make classic territorial conceptions of government and public policies partly obsolete. Students receive rigorous methodological training, experience from international professionals and exposure to high level academic content. The programme is taught entirely in English with a great emphasis on issues of comparative study. No ready made recipes are provided, and no simple fairy stories on the so called "best practices of good governance": the programme trains the students with a strong critical approach and management skills so as to be competent for project accounting and decision making to implement urban policy in critical environments. Systematic relations are... [-]

Master's Degree In Economic Development And Public Policy

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Campus Full time Part time 2 semesters September 2017 Spain Madrid + 1 more

In general, the student who obtains the title of Master in Economic Development and Public Policy acquire the profile of an expert / a in advisory or management related to development programs, economic integration, public policy and public sector performance . [+]

In general, the student who obtains the title of Master in Economic Development and Public Policy acquire the profile of an expert / a in advisory or management related to development programs, economic integration, public policy and public sector performance . Specifically, they will acquire the following minimum competency framework: Knowing how to apply the acquired knowledge and ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader contexts related to the areas of Economic Development and Public Policy settings. Being able to integrate knowledge and handle complexity, and formulate judgments based on information that was incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments. Knowing how to communicate their conclusions -and the knowledge and rationale underpinning - to specialists and non-specialists in a clear and unambiguous manner. Possess learning skills that enable them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous. Recommended profile Master will have access to those applicants who are interested in obtaining advanced training of quality within the framework of Public Policy and Economic Development demonstrating, originally one of the following options: He graduated in Economics degree in Business Administration or Law and Administration and Management Graduate degree or equivalent in areas related to the economy. In this case, the approval of the Academic Committee of the Master is required. Foreign students: accredit higher education qualifications in areas related to economics, qualified to be access. In this case, the approval... [-]

Master in NGO Studies

Ajou University - Graduate School of International Studies
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 South Korea Suwon

The dramatic and rising importance of global civil society is undoubtedly underway throughout the world. Non-Governmental Organizaitons (NGOs) in the non-profit sector as a part of this exciting new development are working with, collaborating with and/or competing with governments [+]

Masters in Public Management. The dramatic and rising importance of global civil society is undoubtedly underway throughout the world. Non-Governmental Organizaitons (NGOs) in the non-profit sector as a part of this exciting new development are working with, collaborating with and/or competing with governments as well as markets as interdependence and globalization begin to change our understanding of society and politics. In these transformative times NGOs are often regarded as being the driving force behind global changes in politics, economics, and social/cultural as well as ethical global issues. It is vital therefore to understand the connections, dynamics and relationships between state and non-state actors working in the contemporary global political era. NGOs, in their strategies and policy objectives, crucially, may even go beyond the domestic boundaries of sovereign states into the realm of global governance. NGOs therefore represent a practical strategic part of rethinking the site and nature of politics, power and authority in the 21st century. Reflecting upon the growing importance of NGOs and civil society, the NGO Studies major at AJOU GSIS seeks to develop an understanding of domestic as well as international networking processes by combining theory and practice in this field of study. For this purpose, the NGO Studies major provides prospective students with broad categories of subjects ranging from managerial skills for NGOs to NGO strategic cooperation wth international organizations. Along with two required courses (NGO Introduction and Research Methods), the NGO major offers four broad categories of classes related to current NGO activities. They are;... [-]

Master in Political Analysis and Public Policy

Higher School of Economics
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

The Master's in Public Policy is a two-year innovative practice-oriented program 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. [+]

Program overview The Program was developed on the basis of 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 program was teaching in 1993-1995. Since 2006 the Program accepts foreign students and provides courses in English as HSE contribution to the Bologna Process. We are constantly developing and improving the program and involve representatives from the leading Russian, European and American universities, most influential think tanks and renowned international organizations into the teaching process. The Program 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 program 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 Program. The program was the first of its kind in Russia and is analogous to the European Master's in Human Rights. The Master's in Public Policy is a two-year innovative practice-oriented program 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. The program provides each student with a strong multi-disciplinary foundation of skills and knowledge and an opportunity... [-]

Master in Public Management

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Public Management an interdisciplinary, European and internationally-based, allows students to master the principles and tools for effective and efficient management of public organisations and policies. It critically examines the current recalibration of the role of the State and the various proposals to reform government, liberalise public services and privatise public companies. Students may also do a work placement in lieu of a dissertation. [+]

Masters in Public Management. Master in Public Management The Master in Public Management an interdisciplinary, European and internationally-based, allows students to master the principles and tools for effective and efficient management of public organisations and policies. It critically examines the current recalibration of the role of the State and the various proposals to reform government, liberalise public services and privatise public companies. Students may also do a work placement in lieu of a dissertation. AVAILABLE CONCENTRATIONS: Management Political communication Social policies Europe and international relations Curriculum Required courses (60Credits) : Comparative public policy; public finances; public economics; comparative political economy; drafting legislation; comparative studies of government agencies, etc. Five available concentrations (60Credits) : Management: Administrative oversight; public policy assessment Concentration in Europe and International Relations: Theory of European economic integration; ontroduction to European Law Concentration in Social Policy: Health economics; management of social security schemes Concentration in Political Communication: Organisational communication and crisis communication; political communication: issues, strategies and professions Services science: Social and legal issues in informatics; services interfaces Dissertation or work placement (60Credits) Mobility Master’s students are permitted to go on exchange for one semester. Students may go on exchange as early as their third semester but may earn no more than 30 credits at another university. The dissertation cannot be substituted. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities A Master of in Public Management leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad in: Public administration at the European or Swiss federal, cantonal or local level Public companies International organisations... [-]

Master of International Public Policy (MIPP)

The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies – SAIS Europe
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Italy Bologna USA Washington + 2 more

The MIPP is completed in one academic year. It is designed for experienced professionals who wish to develop advanced analytical and leadership skills. Students tailor their coursework to focus on areas of greatest importance to their careers. MIPP students represent diverse employment sectors and bring substantial practical experience into classroom discussions. [+]

The MIPP is completed in one academic year. It is designed for experienced professionals who wish to develop advanced analytical and leadership skills. Students tailor their coursework to focus on areas of greatest importance to their careers. MIPP students represent diverse employment sectors and bring substantial practical experience into classroom discussions. Overview This full-time program is designed for experienced professionals with seven or more years of relevant work experience who wish to develop the advanced analytical and leadership skills necessary to formulate and advocate policy on key international issues. Students have the advantage of designing their own curriculum consisting of eight non-language courses (worth a total of 32 credits). They may also affiliate themselves with an academic program to gain in-depth insight into a specific field of study. Students complete the program in one academic year while on leave, sabbatical or seeking employment post-degree. Study With World-Class Thinkers The Students Our students do more than study global politics and interactions among nations-they live international relations. Our student body represents approximately 75 nations, promoting a diversity that lends richness and vitality to academic life. The Faculty The faculty are world renowned for their expertise and commitment to teaching. They transition seamlessly from academia to government service, from the field to the classroom, from elite journals to the mass media. Notable Speakers Timothy Geithner, former US secretary of Treasury Ekil Ahmad Hakimi, former Afghan ambassador to the United States Atifete Jahjaga, former president of Kosovo John McCain, former US senator Broaden Your... [-]

Master of Public Management

University of Twente
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Enschede

The Master of Public Management (MPM) programme offers a multidisciplinary, analytical and creative approach to the issues and problems faced by managers in the public sector. [+]

The management of government and other public organisations is subject to increasingly high demands.

 

A changing society confronts the government with new challenges to which it must respond and new conditions it has to meet. Finding answers in terms of policy and fulfilling the conditions in terms of democracy, effectiveness and efficiency test the internal performance of public organisations, particularly their management. To successfully complete its tasks, management has to integrate the various aspects of performance and ensure that work is carried out in a professional manner. Consequently, there is a growing need for multidisciplinary managers. The Master of Public Management (MPM) programme offers a multidisciplinary, analytical and creative approach to the issues and problems faced by managers in the public sector.... [-]