Master in Public Administration

A graduate degree program that provides advanced training in public management and policy. The program focuses on developing leaders who can effectively manage and implement policies and programs in the public sector. Students study various areas such as public policy analysis, budgeting and finance, organizational behavior, and leadership.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Master in Public Administration are expected to demonstrate the following within 3 to 5 years after graduation:

  1. Exude advanced knowledge and skills necessary in the practice of public management;
  2. Exemplify a high standard of professionalism and the ethics of public management as manifested in their work performance, and research engagement;
  3. Respond to problems and issues in government and non-government organizations promptly; and
  4. Initiate programs and projects in the community that are research based.

Program Outcomes

A Master in Public Administration graduate should be able to:

  1. practice advanced and scientific knowledge and skills in their specialized, interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary field of expertise
  2. conduct individual or group research
  3. assumes responsibility to engage oneself to life-long learning that necessitates individual or collaborative effort with the interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary experts
  4. apply related skills in research, professional, or creative works in one’s expertise.