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Public Policy and Administration

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

48 months
Duration
16602 USD/year
16602 USD/year
7730 USD/year
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About

Public Policy and Administration of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is an extended program consisting of 60 credits; due to its length, no minor is required.

Overview

Public Policy and Administration of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater has different concentrations:

  • General Management: Study of the effective use of human and material resources to achieve organizational goals.  Prepares the student for an entry-level management position in the public sector or related organizations.
  • Public Policy: Study of the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of public policy.  Prepares the student for a career as an analyst in an administrative or legislative agency, or as a legislative staff member.
  • Planning and Budget Administration: Study of budgeting and environmental resource planning.  Prepares the student for a career as an analyst capable of working in public agencies or consulting firms.
  • Police and Criminal Justice Administration: Study of the administration and organization of the criminal justice system.  Prepares the student for a career in court administration or law enforcement.
  • Personnel: Study of the recruitment, placement, training, promotion, and retention of a diverse workforce.  Prepares the student for an entry-level position in the personnel division of an organization.
  • Legal Affairs: Study of the law and legal institutions.  Prepares the student for entry to law school or for a career as a legal assistant.
  • Urban Affairs: Study of the political, economic, planning, and development processes in urban settings.  Prepares the student for a career in municipal government as a city manager, planning specialist, or policymaker.
  • Individualized Concentration: Upon recommendation of the public policy and administration program coordinator, a student may pursue a concentration designed to meet professional interests and career goals that are not encompassed within the concentrations outlined above.  Individualized concentrations must be educationally and professionally sound and must not result in any divergence of a student’s overall degree program or NASPAA or AACBS guidelines and standards.

Careers

Depending on the concentration students choose, the public policy and administration major prepares them for careers in the administrative, legislative or judicial branches of local, state and national governments; business organizations, such as public utilities or defense contractors, which work closely with government; hospitals, charitable organizations and other non-profit organizations; and for law school or graduate school admission.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The American Legislative Process
  • The American Presidency
  • American Interest Group Politics
  • Science Policy and Human Health
  • Formation of Public Policy
  • Politics of the Metropolis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The admissions process is rolling, but it's possible applications will close once the available spaces for admitted freshmen are filled.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an application and pay the non-refundable $50 application fee
  • A copy of your high school transcript
  • English Language Proficiency Scores
  • Submit the Certification of Finances Form
  • Submit a bank statement showing enough liquid funds to cover the total cost outlined here
  • Submit the biographical page in your passport electronically

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16602 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16602 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    16602 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16602 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7730 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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