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School of Public Administration

The University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

About

Details at a Glance

  • School Type

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    Public
  • Application Fee

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    $60
  • Average In-State Tuition

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    $8,757
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

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    $27,846
  • Financial Aid Available

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    Yes

Degrees Offered

Master of Public Administration & Master of Health Administration

Our Program

Preparing the next generation of public servants and leaders

The School of Public Administration is the premier school in New Mexico for preparing graduate and undergraduate students with the knowledge and skills for agile, ethical, and effective leadership in the

public, healthcare, and non-profit sectors.

Admissions

  • Application Fee

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    $60

Requirements

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    Certified Academic Transcripts
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    Personal Statement
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    3 Letters of Recommendation
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    CV Resume

Application Deadline

Rolling Admissions

Student Body

Inclusion

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    Dedicated Diversity Office
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    US Department of Education Minority Serving Institution

Clubs & Associations

-PAGSA

The Public Administration Graduate Student Association (PAGSA) exists to represent and serve graduate students in the School of Public Administration and other graduate students enrolled (degree and non-degree) in public administration courses without regard to UNM campus attendance. PAGSA sponsors activities to provide opportunities for students' academic, professional, and social growth.

-Student Association of Healthcare Administrators (SAHA)

SAHA is a graduate student organization at the University of New Mexico where students interested in healthcare administration can come together. The organization's mission is to provide opportunities for students to interact with peers and healthcare industry leaders in order to develop the professional skills and networks vital to achieving their career goals. 

Careers

MPA- School of Public Administration will prepare you to enter leadership and management positions and advance your position in federal, state, local, tribal, nonprofit, and international studies. You will acquire critical knowledge and skills to help address ethical, equity, and managerial challenges in a complex and diverse world. 

MHA- School of Public Administration will help you meet the significant need for graduate-level professional education for administrative and clinical personnel of health service organizations.  

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Average In-State Tuition

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    $8,757
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

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    $27,846

Additional Information

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    Work-study Programs Available
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    Financial Aid Available