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Top 6 MSc Degrees in Public Administration 2019

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

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DeVry University

Keller's specialized Master of Public Administration degree can help advance your career potential by providing a comprehensive education that also emphasizes practical a ... [+]

In public administration, there's an increasing demand for professionals who have the competencies needed to oversee work environments that flourish outside the traditional boundaries of business, such as healthcare, nonprofit and government sectors. Keller's specialized Master of Public Administration degree can help advance your career potential by providing a comprehensive education that also emphasizes practical application. Focusing on the development of leadership and team-building abilities, our Master of Public Administration degree coursework addresses essential topics including human resources, budgeting and accounting, project management and public policy formulation and implementation.... [-]

USA Chicago New York Pomona Los Angeles Fremont  + 2 More
Open Enrolment
Full time
Campus
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Grand Canyon University

With a Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Government and Policy from Grand Canyon University's College of Humanities and Social Sciences, you can learn t ... [+]

Offered By: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Solve Public Policy ChallengesWith a Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Government and Policy from Grand Canyon University's College of Humanities and Social Sciences, you can learn to apply administrative skills in the areas of leadership, human capital development, policy and governance in government, nonprofit and community arenas.

You are challenged to identify and provide solutions for the unique issues facing public sector organizations today. The relationships among the federal, state and municipal levels of government are examined, along with the history of U.S. federalism and the competition among levels and branches of government.... [-]

USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale  + 1 More
September 2019
Part time
Campus
Online
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Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

The Johns Hopkins MS in Research Administration is designed to benefit research practitioners, including those currently working in higher education, government agencies, ... [+]

The Johns Hopkins MS in Research Administration is designed to benefit research practitioners, including those currently working in higher education, government agencies, and independent foundations, as well as those who seek to begin a career in research administration. Students will examine how the research enterprise is organized and led across the U.S. and internationally. Both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors will be examined to highlight any similarities and/or differences. Students will also learn about the management of sponsored research programs in areas related to finance, information technology, and legal, ethical, regulatory, and compliance considerations.

Students must complete all academic work in a master’s degree or certificate program within five years.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Part time
1 - 5 years
Online
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Leiden University

In this two-year master’s programme, you will expand your knowledge of ICT and develop business and organisational skills that are essential to becoming a modern IT profe ... [+]

In this two-year master’s programme, you will expand your knowledge of ICT and develop business and organisational skills that are essential to becoming a modern IT professional.

What does this master’s programme entail?

Rapid changes in ICT and its applications over the last years have caused major changes for organizations, industries, and individuals. The Internet, information systems, and communication technology, in general, have radically impacted our professional and personal lives. They challenged our thinking on physical, geographical and industry boundaries, on distance, speed and communication. This programme provides you with a deeper understanding of the issues, challenges and opportunities in this area, with a specific focus on the management and alignment of ICT in a business and socio-technical context.... [-]

Netherlands Leiden The Hague
February 2020
Full time
2 find your juris doctor
Campus
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Leiden University

The Master’s program in Public Administration builds on topical research in public sector management, public policy, domestic and international and European governance. ... [+]

Want to understand how to address humankind’s most pressing issues - big challenges arising from climate change, technological innovation, economic and political crises - from the perspective of governance? The MSc in Public Administration is for you!

What does this master programme entail?

The Master's programme in Public Administration builds on topical research in public sector management, public policy, domestic and international and European governance. The programme provides students with in-depth understanding of the functioning of administrations in Europe, at the national level, in comparison with other European countries and in the multi level context of the European Union. The master's in Public Administration gives you a unique multi-level perspective on managing policy challenges in their complex societal setting where multiple actors, interests and policy areas intertwine. The three specialisations focus on an organisational, international, and economic apporach, respectively.... [-]

Netherlands Leiden The Hague
February 2020
Full time
1 year
Campus
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Utrecht University

The program offers an in-depth investigation of societal problems and critical challenges faced by organisations in the public domain. You will investigate these challeng ... [+]

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This challenging two-year program focuses on key issues of Public Administration and Organisation Theory. The program offers an in-depth investigation of societal problems and critical challenges faced by organisations - government agencies, not for profits, citizen groups, form - involved in public value creation. You will investigate these challenges, analyse how public organisations deal with each challenge, and begin to form theories about what is required to make policies work.

Challenges of public governance

A changing climate, porous borders, the knowledge economy, the internet of things, robotica. The world is changing at an unprecedented pace, throwing up tantalizing opportunities as well as wicked problems for the way in which we govern our societies. Public administrators respond to these challenges in a variety of ways: they initiate reforms to make public management less bureaucratic and more accountable, they activate and enable citizens, they help businesses become more competitive while enhancing social responsibility, and they support civil society initiatives to provide voluntary community services. You will analyse how such initiatives help governments cope with the challenges of modernity.... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht
September 2019
Full time
2 years
Campus
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