Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University

Public Administration

Address:

Department of Political Science, 1401 Presque Isle

Marquette, MI 49855

United States

Phone:

1-906-227-2019

Fax:

1-906-227-1819

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Public Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The master of public administration (MPA) degree is designed for both in-service and pre-service students. MPA students will expand their theoretical understanding of the field of public administration and develop essential competency in basic methodological and technical areas. Students also select a concentration in a sub-field that will advance their career expertise. The program offers concentrations in the areas of criminal justice administration, human resource administration, state and local government, and public management. The MPA is housed in the Political Science and Public Administration Department. In addition, courses from other departments augment the core requirements. This interdisciplinary approach to graduate education enables MPA students to benefit from the numerous areas of expertise and diverse perspectives represented throughout the university.

Accreditation:

Northern Michigan University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504.

International Student Requirements:

International students are encouraged to apply at least one year in advance of anticipated attendance date.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 42-44

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 591 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 7213 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 10101 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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