The field of Public Administration is concerned with the implementation of governmental policy that serves the wide population; it carries political activity and decision into actions or public programmes for the well-being of the society and the citizens. The aims of this filed are linked to democratic values like equality, security and justice. The public servants or the civil servants are the people working in public administration in governmental institutions, departments and agencies. Public administration makes use of several other disciplines in order to successfully achieve its goals, disciplines such as organisational behaviour and theory, finances, human resources, politics, law and even ethics and philosophy. Comparable to Business Administration, Public Administration distinguishes itself through the non-profit orientation of the administrative activity. Like an MBA, a Master in Public Administration (MPA) is vital for students willing to pursue successful careers in the public sector. An MPA student studies governmental policy, international affairs, administrative law and is an expert in participatory democracy.
A good public servant is characterised by integrity, ethical behaviour, respect and consideration towards peers, trustworthiness, commitment and resilience.
Today’s public administrators face challenge and change as never before. From migration and technology to globalisation, a range of issues are transforming the field of public administration. In the public, private and voluntary sectors, professionals who understand the complexities of modern government are in demand. Our online Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree programme provides you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills you need to move your career forward in 21st century public administration.
This Masters in Urban Transport is designed to educate students to meet the needs of cities and urban areas in planning and managing surface transport systems. The programme will provide students with the opportunity to critically engage with theory and practice in relation to working for governmental organisations and private sector consultancies in the area of transport.
Explore strategies for creating and implementing programs and projects that promote positive social change through Walden Universitys Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.). Gain management and organizational skills as you study how the administration of policy can positively affect underserved populations. Examine current research in the field as you position yourself to promote collaboration across agencies and departments.
From collaborating with first responders to influencing public policy and protecting neighborhoods from disasters, few professions require the depth and breadth of knowledge, skills, and ability of emergency managers. The M.S. in Emergency Management program offers the advanced training and leadership skills necessary to lead emergency response efforts and develop disaster prevention and response plans.
Walden Universitys Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) can help you bring about social change through effective public policy. Explore ways to evaluate, implement, and create effective policy change in the private and public sectors. This program offers a variety of specializations so that you can align your coursework with your professional goals. Prepare for a career in a local, state, or federal government agency or in a nonprofit or corporate entity.
Online MS in Health Care Administration: offers areas of emphasis in Acute Care, Nursing Home Administration, Service Organizations, Health Care Advocacy and Navigation, and Community Health and Wellness through applied study of actual cases, relevant projects, lively discussion, and interactive learning forums. Merge management skills, and organizational leadership with best practices in customer-focused care and service.
The Master’s Qualifying Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Master’s degrees at Coventry University. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Coventry University campus.
The Master’s Foundation Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Business, Economic, Finance and Management Master’s degrees at UCLan. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the UCLan campus.
This program combines expertise in family studies with business skills required for administrative positions.
The 100% online Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Liverpool is designed for professionals in the public and non-profit sectors who want to manage and contribute to social change around the globe. International in flavour, this online masters degree programme encourages students to compare and question accepted public administration models, to explore global topics like crime and clean water and to find out what works best in their own local environment.
The Emergency and Disaster Management degree is designed to provide students with graduate level knowledge and associated critical thinking/decision making involved in planning, management, relief, and recovery for, in, and from public crises. As a core of study, students will be exposed to the history, theory, planning, management, response, relief, recovery, economics, and specific cases associated with public emergencies, disasters, and catastrophes. Included in the curriculum are natural, technical, and human-induced crises.
The Master of Public Administration degree program provides a unique program of study in administrative theory, the program and policy development process, and specific case studies in public policy. This degree program is designed to offer graduates of various undergraduate programs an opportunity to obtain high levels of proficiency of technical and managerial skills to enhance public service work.