Yukon College

Public Administration

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Program Information

School:Yukon College
Faculty:School of Management, Tourism & Hospitality
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Public Administration
Description:The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a professional degree for public and non-profit managers. It is delivered through live classes streamed over various internet technologies (anywhere students have access to high speed Internet connection) by the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) to students in Alaska and the Yukon. The program prepares students for leadership at all levels of government and in non-profit organizations. Students learn to effectively deal with the economic, political, legal and social issues facing today’s public managers.

The program provides a strong interdisciplinary context in which to pursue the study of policy formation, implementation, and administration The MPA is designed to develop workplace skills and facilitate the intellectual growth and ethical behaviour of public administrators. Upon completion of the program students can obtain a Master of Public Administration from the University of Alaska Southeast. The UAS MPA program comes to you where you work and live in Alaska and Yukon. The MPA at UAS combines the relationships and structure of the regular classroom with the accessibility of a distance delivered program to create a stable, supportive and high quality education.
URL:Public Administration at Yukon College

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have a first degree and have taken an introductory course in government or political science (or demonstrate knowledge by taking the CLEP exam). Individual courses may have their own prerequisites.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 01, 2018