Master of Arts (MA) in Public Management

Best 12 Master of Art Degrees in Public Management 2018

Public Management

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Public management is an area of business operations that combines general market management, public policy, philanthropy, negotiation and economics, among related areas. Public managers typically hold academic degrees and work in either nonprofit or governmental organizations.

Master of Arts Program in Public Management

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Master of Arts - Lobbying & Public Affairs

Sup de Pub
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom London France Paris + 1 more

London is the European capital where most of the major lobbying consultancies are located. This specialisation offers the opportunity to appreciate in greater depth the universe of PR and political communications. [+]

Master of Arts - Lobbying & Public Affairs

London is the European capital where most of the major lobbying consultancies are located. This specialisation offers the opportunity to appreciate in greater depth the universe of PR and political communications.

An excellent level of both spoken and written English is required.

Jo LYNN

Mentor of the Lobbying & Public Affairs Programme

Jo Lynn is an experienced Public Relations Consultant and Trainer. She began her career in Fleet Street before working for some of the best PR agencies in the world: Burson Marsteller, Good Relations and Lynne Franks. She was also the head of Splash Press Agency for 12 years until she created her own PR agency: Jo Lynn Consultancy.... [-]


MA in Public Management and Policy

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Full time September 2018 Switzerland Lugano

The public sector has radically changed in recent years, and creates interesting and exciting professional opportunities that require new appropriately qualified professionals. The variety of abilities, skills and knowledge required by anyone wishing to occupy a position of responsibility and promote change in the public and in the private non profit sector are exactly what the Master in Public Management and Policy offers. [+]

The public sector has radically changed in recent years, as a result of major reforms affecting the operational management of administrations and organizations as well as their political functioning. The most obvious example is the growing impact of the supranational sphere of influence. Recent economic events on the global scale have also placed the public sector back at the heart of socio-economic systems. At the same time, the activities of the non-profit sector have expanded to cover, for example, the provision of utility services. On the whole, public and non-profit private sectors are expected to become key players in this innovation, supporting families and individuals in their economic, cultural and social activities. In this context, while the public sector creates interesting and exciting professional opportunities at the local, regional, national and international levels, it also requires new appropriately qualified professionals. The Master's programme in Public Management and Policy (PMP) teaches notions and know-how that are indispensable to future professionals in the public and non-profit private sectors, nationally and worldwide. The variety of abilities required by anyone wishing to occupy a position of responsibility and promote change in these sectors are exactly what PMP-USI offers. The PMP teaching curriculum is:... [-]


MA in Public Management

International University of Japan
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Niigata

This degree program meets the needs of good governance required to implement and evaluate policies that effectively solve diverse public problems such as environmental damage, public health, education, national and regional development, welfare reform, and international security. [+]

About the PMPP

The term “governance” is coming to be emphasized more and more in development policy issues. Since good governance is widely considered as one crucial solution to eliminate both inefficiency and inequality within our societies, governments and international institutions pay more attention to policies that ensure good governance - sound processes of decision-making and by which decisions are implemented in public sectors. The Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR) has established a new two-year MA program, the Public Management and Policy Analysis Program (PMPP), to meet the needs of good governance required to implement and evaluate policies that effectively solve diverse public problems such as environmental damage, public health, education, national and regional development, welfare reform, and international security. As the GSIR faculty and students create a variety of formal and informal ideas we can have a vital impact on shaping the capacity to deal with such problems.... [-]


Master in International Public Affairs

LUISS School of Government
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Rome

This is a one-year multi-disciplinary course reflecting the need for international leaders who can reach across specialist fields to find more innovative solutions to difficult complex public policy challenges. It is practical, responding directly to the demand for international experts with advanced skills in negotiation, management, and public policy analysis to deliver successful results. During this master, students learn how international public policies are made, implemented and evaluated by national governments, international institutions, multinationals and civil society as a whole. [+]

This is a one-year multi-disciplinary course reflecting the need for international leaders who can reach across specialist fields to find more innovative solutions to difficult complex public policy challenges. It is practical, responding directly to the demand for international experts with advanced skills in negotiation, management, and public policy analysis to deliver successful results. During this master, students learn how international public policies are made, implemented and evaluated by national governments, international institutions, multinationals and civil society as a whole.

This advanced master course prepares students with undergraduate degrees (or Italy’s laurea magistrale) to become international public affairs experts who can reach across specialist fields to find more innovative solutions to difficult complex public policy challenges. The direct link between theory to practice is at the basis of this Master course.... [-]


M.A. Governance and Public Policy

University of Passau
Campus Full time 4 - 6  October 2018 Germany Passau

Globalisation holds both great risks and immense opportunities; it also creates excellent career prospects for qualified graduates. One of the cornerstones of this programme is its interdisciplinary curriculum, which prepares students for work at the intersection of various academic disciplines. [+]

About the programme

Globalisation holds both great risks and immense opportunities; it also creates excellent career prospects for qualified graduates. One of the cornerstones of this programme is its interdisciplinary curriculum, which prepares students for work at the intersection of various academic disciplines.

In the core modules and your chosen interdisciplinary focus modules, you will study political theory, governance research and, building on this, comparative theories of government, European integration research, the changing traditional institutions before the background of complex multi-layered systems, as well as public policy design and implementation. Foreign languages, empirical social research know-how and scientific theory round off the qualification profile of those graduating in this degree programme.... [-]


MA in Public Management and Governance (CW / RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

This coursework Master’s programme comprises one compulsory and three elective modules to be completed as well as a compulsory minor dissertation. The compulsory module is a Research Methodology module, and is supplemented by three additional elective modules. The research Master’s Degree requires the student to submit a dissertation on a relevant topic within the academic field of Public Management and Governance. A lecturer within the Department would act as supervisor for the study. [+]

MA in Public Management and Governance (CW)

This coursework Master’s programme comprises one compulsory and three elective modules to be completed as well as a compulsory minor dissertation. The compulsory module is a Research Methodology module, and is supplemented by three additional elective modules.

The compulsory dissertation is in the form of a research project.

The coursework Master’s Degree structure makes provision either for two specialised sub-disciplinary foci, or for a general PMG focus through a random choice of three electives out of a possible nine available modules. One specialised focus is on evaluating general public sector policy management and governance and the second focuses on a specialisation in advanced municipal management and governance.... [-]


Post Graduate Certificate/Diploma/Masters in Management & Leadership for the Community and Public Sector

St. Angela's College Sligo, a College of the National University of Ireland, Galway
Campus Full time September 2018 Ireland Sligo

This Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/Master of Arts in Leadership and Management for the Community and Public Sector aims to develop a range of skills for students to distinguish and analyse leadership, management and governance in the community, voluntary, non-profit, statutory and public sectors. [+]

This Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/Master of Arts in Leadership and Management for the Community and Public Sector aims to develop a range of skills for students to distinguish and analyse leadership, management and governance in the community, voluntary, non-profit, statutory and public sectors. Students are encouraged to bring their own experiences in the sector to apply to the theoretical and academic resources of the programme. This flexible, part-time programme offers either completion in two or three years and is accredited by NUI Galway.

The programme enables students to build a knowledge base and personal capacity in leading and managing change, governance and legislative compliance, organisational and operational management and advancing the organisation. By combining weekend seminars, online learning activities and self-directed study, students can develop strong leadership, analytical and research skills. The programme assignments combine reflective learning practices, case study analysis, management skills development (e.g. briefing documents, presentations) that allow students to draw from their own professional or volunteering experience. The final assignment is a Masters dissertation of 20,000 words on a topic negotiated with an assigned supervisor.... [-]


Master of Arts in Social and Public Policy

Duquesne University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Pittsburgh

The Policy Center awards a Master of Arts degree in Social and Public Policy with a concentration in Policy Analysis and Administration or Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies. [+]

Duquesne University and the Graduate Center for Social and Public Policy is offering a special 25 percent tuition and fee award to incoming graduate students in our program.

The Policy Center awards a Master of Arts degree in Social and Public Policy with a concentration in Policy Analysis and Administration or Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies.

The Master of Arts degree comprises 36 credits (12 courses), which generally require two academic years of full-time study (nine credit-hours per semester). All M.A. students take "Research Methods" and "Values, Ethics and Policy" and write either a three-credit thesis or an enhanced research paper. The remaining credits are in a concentration and elective courses. Up to six approved credits from another institution may count toward the degree. ... [-]


Master of Global Public Policy

RANEPA - The Russian Presindetial Academy of National Economy and Public Policy
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Moscow

The MGPP is a two-year master’s degree that meets international standards and has been carefully benchmarked to the top graduate-level public policy programs around the world. [+]

The new initiative for Russia and the world

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) is launching a new Master of Global Public Policy (MGPP) degree program in September 2014. The program is designed to prepare its graduates as future leaders and professionals to interact between business and state, to be experts in state and transnational corporation management that are able to integrate businesses, industries, and whole regions in the global international cooperation. This program is the first of a two-year full-time master's program in Russia, which is taught in English only.

The highest quality of education

The program will be taught by professors from top universities, such as Oxford, Harvard, Sorbonne, Georgetown, London School of Economics, as well as major experts of global politics from Russia, Europe, North America, Asia and universities-partners from the BRICS countries. The Program Director is Professor Robin J. Lewis, a former Deputy Dean of the Faculty of International Relations and Public Policy of the Columbia University (USA).... [-]


MA in Public Affairs

University of Ghana
Campus Full time September 2018 Ghana Accra

Course work will be completed during two long vacation periods. Each of the two year course work will last for six weeks, making it a total of 12 weeks, while two weeks (one week each) will be spent on revision and [+]

MASTER OF ARTS (MA) IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Course work will be completed during two long vacation periods. Each of the two year course work will last for six weeks, making it a total of 12 weeks, while two weeks (one week each) will be spent on revision and examinations, making a total of four weeks. Students will be expected to complete and submit their Special Topics by October of the second year of the programme.

Entry Requirements

i) A good first degree in the social sciences from a recognized University.

ii) A minimum of three years working experience in the private or public sector.

iii) A pass in an entrance examination and an interview.

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MA in Public Policy and Administration

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago Canada Vancouver + 1 more

The Adler School is poised to offer this program beginning fall 2013, pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [+]

MA in Public Policy and Administration

The Adler School is poised to offer this program beginning fall 2013, pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration offers students an opportunity to gain knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable them to engage in advocacy, understand government and public policy, and manage non-profit, private and governmental organizations.   A focus on excellent communication skills will enable students to successfully lead organizations, advance an advocacy agenda, and problem-solve in complex situations.

This program is designed to provide students competencies in the following areas:... [-]


MA Applied Public Policy - Children and Young Peoples Services

University of Bedfordshire
Campus Part time August 2018 United Kingdom Luton Aylesbury + 1 more

The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Public Policy: Childrens and Young Peoples Services is a 1 year part time award developed collaboratively by the Vauxhall Centre [+]

MA Applied Public Policy - Children and Young Peoples Services

The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Public Policy: Childrens and Young Peoples Services is a 1 year part time award developed collaboratively by the Vauxhall Centre for the Study of Crime, The Vulnerable Young People Research Unit and The Child and Family Research Centre and the Social Work, Professional Practice and Law Research Unit at the University of Bedfordshire, located within the Institute of Applied Social Research (IASR). It will be the first non professional M level award in the department.It is a most timely award, geared to the demands of the governments 2020 Children and Young Peoples Workforce Strategy. The course aims to provide advanced career enhancement opportunities for senior practitioners and managers within childrens and young peoples services as well as for graduates seeking employment in these fields.The course will draw upon the unique range of expertise available within the Institute for Applied Social Research and the Faculty more broadly. Each unit would be taught by nationally and internationally recognised experts, engaged in cutting edge, practice and policy oriented research and scholarship. Currently there is no other M level programme of this nature on offer.... [-]