Normally applicants must meet the following requirements for admission to a Master’s of Public Administration (MPA) Program:
To hold a Baccalaureate Degree (no field restrictions);
To have minimum score of GRE general. Sometimes it is strongly recommended but not required;
To have minimum score of Test of English as a Foreign Language TOEFL;
To submit a writing sample of a course or work-related paper;
To submit Letters of Recommendation (normally 3) required from former professors familiar with the applicant's academic training or supervisors familiar with the applicant's professional experience;
Applicants must also submit a one or two-page personal statement of their professional goals and academic interests. Normally the following information should be included in the personal statement: 1)What is your background and academic interests?
2) Why did you decided to study public administration at the graduate level? 3) What are your professional goals? 4) How does an MPA degree fit into your short- and long-term plans for your professional career?
Applicants must submit a resume;
Applicants must submit a filled out Graduate Application and an application processing fee;
To submit transcripts (sealed) from all institutions where applicants earned degrees and transcripts from all other colleges and universities attended;
To submit an Application for Graduate Appointment Form (if you wish to be considered for a research/teaching assistantship)