Master of Public Administration

The University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Master of Public Administration
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • An MPA degree can provide you with an opportunity to influence the communities you live in – the cities, states, and nations around the world
  • Employment demand for professionals with leadership, financial management, policy analysis, and other skills imparted by the MPA degree has never been stronger
  • Recognizing the multidisciplinary nature of the field, the UIC MPA program faculty represent mastery of many disciplines
  • Their academic training and research interests cover a broad range of relevant areas including law, management, political science, statistics and research methods, survey research, sociology, economics, business, organizational theory and decision making, human resources, budgeting and finance, and information technology
  • In addition to the core and elective courses, students must select one of five areas of concentration:
    • Public Management- Students must select one of the following tracks:
      • General Track
      • Information and Performance Management Track
      • Emergency Management and Continuity Planning Track
      • Survey Methods Track
    • Nonprofit Management
    • Financial Management
    • Urban Governance and Management- Students must select one of the following tracks:
      • General Track
      • Local Government Management Track
    • Public Policy


Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2104771 INR
Hostel & Meals844677 INR
Insurance98581 INR
Housing Application Fee3662 INR
Housing Technology Access Fee11718 INR
Graduate Student Fee137252 INR
International Credential Evaluation3662 INR
International Student Fee19042 INR
Total1118594 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree with at least 3.00/4.00 for the final 60 semesters (90 quarter) hours 
ExamsTOEFL: 80
  • With subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Speaking 20, and Writing 21

IELTS: 6.5
  • with subscores of 6.0 for all four subscores

PTE: 54
  • with subscores of Reading 51, Listening 47, Speaking 53, and Writing 56

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