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Bachelor On Campus

Public Affairs or Political Science

University of North Dakota

48 months
Duration
17080 USD/year
12810 USD/year
8540 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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Start date

About

Advance your public service career before you even start with our combined bachelor's and M.P.A. Public Affairs or Political Science program of the University of North Dakota.

Overview

If you're majoring in the Public Affairs or Political Science program of the University of North Dakota, you can earn an M.P.A. in just one extra year with UND's combined degree program. Learn to understand, and act upon, the policy and management issues confronting governments and non-profit organizations while getting a degree from one of the nation's top-ranked online policy programs, and the only one in North Dakota.

Program Highlights

Network and build skills outside the classroom in the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society and Public Affairs Club. Graduate students can participate in Pi Alpha Alpha, the national public administration honor society, or UND's MPA Student Organization.

Earn hands-on experience through internships: Students have worked in city, county and state government, non-profit groups, NGOs and more.

Complete applied research alongside UND faculty members.

Career Highlights

Employers recognize that candidates with an M.P.A. understand the leadership and policy challenges facing governments and non-profit organizations and how to achieve greater efficiency. You'll find career options in fields such as:

  • City and county administration
  • Hospital administration
  • Human resources
  • Management consulting
  • Nonprofit management

When You Earn a degree in Public Affairs or Political Science

A Public Affairs or Political Science degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Event Planning
  • Legal Research
  • Policy Analysis
  • Public Policies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Administrative Ethics in the Public Sector
  • Public Budgeting and Financial Administration
  • Creation and Management of Social Enterprises
  • Problems in Political Science and Public Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
71

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
71

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17080 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    12810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12810 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8540 USD per year during 48 months.
  • Minnesota residents: 9,565 USD per year

Living costs for Grand Forks

1000 - 2180 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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