Master of Public Affairs

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Master of Public Affairs
Duration1 Year
LevelMasters Program
  • The Brown Master of Public Affairs (MPA) at the Watson Institute provides students with the analytical foundation and management tools they need to tackle the policy problems of today
  • The program provides students with the analytical skills, domain knowledge, and field experience 
  • It has a flexible curriculum that emphasizes on :
    • nine required courses like Economics of Public Policy,Systems Dynamics,Financial Management and Budgeting,etc. 
    • 2-week Global Policy Experience
    • 12-week Policy-In-Action Consultancy
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees5424740 INR
Insurance336098 INR
Programming Fees292960 INR
Activity Fee4761 INR
Recreation Fee4834 INR
Health Service Fee84372 INR
Application fee5493 INR
Total728518 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicant must have completed the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree
ExamsTOEFL: 90

IELTS: Accepted

Additional info
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary education
  • 3 letters of recommendation (at least one academic if you are a current undergraduate)
  • Updated resume
  • GRE Scores (optional)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Personal statement: Please give your reasons for deciding to do graduate work in the field you have chosen. Include in your statement any past work (study and research) in your chosen field, your plans for study at Brown, including issues and problems you want to address, and your professional goals
  • ELP waiver: Students should have their university Registrar or Dean send a letter to the Graduate School, referencing the applicant's name and proposed area of study, stating that English is the primary language of instruction for that institution
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