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Master of Public Administration in Global Comparative Public Administration
Globalization and the increasing complexities of today’s interconnected world challenge the traditional functions and boundaries of government. There is a growing call to rethink the way public administration education is provided to appropriately train future generations of public administrators, analysts, and scholars.
UMass Boston's Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Global Comparative Public Administration (GCPA) educates a new generation of global public administrators. The two-year, 39 credit online-optional program prepares graduates for public service careers and leadership positions in state, national, and international governments and NGOs. This master’s degree has an applied, practitioner orientation consistent with professional public administration programs.
Students will develop:
This unique interdisciplinary program empowers students to:
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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Loans Offered: Availability of financial aid varies depending on course status and matriculation. Check with your advisor to determine your eligibility and application procedures.
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