Master in State and Municipal Administration
People's Friendship University Of Russia
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Our graduates are in demand in the system of state and municipal administration. The main results of their activities are reflected in the quality of life of people. Areas and types of professional activities of civil servants and municipal employees are associated with preparing, adopting, and implementing managerial decisions in all social spheres.
A specialist in the field of state and municipal government is an employee of government bodies who solve theoretical and practical issues of the organization's work; develops methods to improve efficiency; establishes internal and external relations of the organization to solve professional problems; determines the priorities of the field of activity; goals, objectives, methods, and means of achieving socially significant results.
Graduates of the program "State and Municipal Management" have not only the desire to change the socio-economic life in the country for the better but are also able, based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities acquired, to implement these plans.
The logic of building the educational process is subordinated to the idea of a consistent and systematic formation of the competencies necessary for a professional manager.
In the learning process, teachers use active and interactive teaching methods, modern educational technologies. In studying disciplines, actual data in the field of state and municipal administration are used, an analysis of practical situations is carried out, which allows students to prepare for the performance of professional tasks.
Involvement in teachers' educational process - practitioners, specialists in state and municipal administration guarantees an obligatory connection between theory and practice management activities.
The duration of the full-time master's program is two years.
The presence of stable partnerships with foreign universities allows students to participate in exchange programs, scholarship programs, and semester studies.
Students pass successively industrial, pedagogical, pre-diploma practice. Industrial practice is aimed at applying the acquired knowledge in professional activity; it allows you to develop practical skills and abilities. The pedagogical approach is carried out at the Department of State and Municipal Administration and involves preparing training sessions. The undergraduate practice is associated with the analysis of state bodies, local governments, state, and municipal organizations and institutions, taking into account scientific interests and a master's thesis topic.
The university and the department have many concluded agreements, allowing students with places for practical training, taking into account functional and scientific interest.
In government bodies, career growth is associated with compliance with qualification requirements, including professional education. For example, in the federal civil service, a prerequisite for filling civil service positions in the categories "managers," "assistants (advisers)," "specialists" of the highest and leading groups of civil service positions in the presence of higher education not lower than the level of specialist, magistracy.
The apparent advantages of employment in this system are the creative nature of activities, interaction with people, stability, legal security, and career planning transparency.
The legislation on state and municipal service defines the legal framework for admission to service and promotion, the dependence of job growth on the professional activity's effectiveness.
Graduates of the program can be employed in government bodies of the Russian Federation, government bodies of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local government bodies, state and municipal enterprises and institutions, civil society institutions, in public organizations, non-profit and commercial organizations, international organizations and international government bodies, in subdivisions on relations with state and municipal bodies and citizens.