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Political Science - Public Policy and Administration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Department is committed to excellence in student preparation, engaging in significant research to expand knowledge of public affairs, and bringing this knowledge to public sector and non-profit leaders and workers within our service region.

We offer a Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree, and an undergraduate concentration in public administration as part of a Bachelor Degree (BA) in political science. The MPA degree can be earned entirely online or through a combination of online and on-campus classes at UNCP.

We emphasize quality teaching within our programs, striving to produce well-prepared graduates for the public, non-profit, and private sectors. Each faculty member actively engages in scholarship and professional service, bringing both their knowledge and experience into the classroom.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American State & Local Government, Administration & Policy
  • North Carolina Politics and Government
  • Introduction to Public Administration
  • Public Policy and Analysis
  • Advanced Public Administration
  • Policy Studies
  • Topics in Public Policy
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit a UNCP application
  • Send in your $45 application fee
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams
  • Request your TOEFL and/or SAT/ACT scores be sent to UNCP. (UNCP’s codes are 5534 for the TOEFL and SAT and 3138 for the ACT)
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lumberton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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