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Overview

If you are looking to make a difference in someone’s life by working for government or non-profit organizations, this degree will help you achieve your goal.

In addition to equipping students with the technical skills relevant to work in public sector organizations, the Public Management (BPM) from Florida Atlantic University encourages study in related areas such as architecture, business, criminal justice, political science, psychology, social work, and urban and regional planning. This way, students have an opportunity to adapt their programs of study to fit their own academic and career interests.

Sample Careers

  • City Manager
  • Finance Director
  • Human Resource Director
  • Policy Analyst
  • Mayor
  • CEO of a Non-Profit

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Government of the U.S.
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Information Systems Fundamentals
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Public Management and Public Administration

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Get a free IELTS practice test
  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit official transcripts from all high schools attended with a certified translation of each transcript. The school must send official transcripts. Required academic records must be original or certified true copies sent by the school in a sealed envelope. 
  • All records should be submitted in the native language and accompanied with an official English translation. Students may also submit a NACES accredited evaluation.
  • SAT and ACT test scores are required for all freshman applicants as well as for all students with less than 60 credits from an accredited post-secondary institution.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    719 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 719 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    719 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 719 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • In-State

    201 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 201 USD per credit and a duration of .
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In State (FL) - $201.29;

Out of State (FL) - $719.84

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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