Arizona State University

School of Public Affairs

Ph.D. in Public Administration


411 N. Central Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85004

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Public Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program is designed to emphasize both normative and conceptual approaches to value assessments, theoretical assumptions, ethics, and modes of decision-making as well as problem solving skills in budgeting, public personnel management, public finance, planning, program evaluation, and policy analysis. While the Ph.D. degree is located in the School of Public Affairs, students are encouraged to tailor a course of study to fit individual needs and goals by drawing on faculty from across the University.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

International students must submit TOEFL and TSE (or the new TOEFL iBT with the speaking section) scores to be considered for admission. This is true even for those who have a master’s degree from a United States university.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial support is available in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and outside resources. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid.
ASU FAFSA Code: 001081.

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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