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Public Administration Post Graduate Diploma

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has estimated that an 8% increase in employment for state and local government personnel will be seen during the decade spanning 2008 to 2018. To become a city manager, a master's degree in public administration is highly recommended. Overall, a master's degree is desirable, though not required. Schools across America offer part-time graduate public administration degrees that are flexible in nature.

Northeastern University Department of Political Science

NU is a private university located in Boston, Massachusetts. 67 acres of urban land is dedicated to the campus. Classes are scheduled to take place after 5:00 pm so professional, working, part-time students can conveniently finish their degree.

Post Graduate Diplomas Offered:

Master of Public Administration

Address: 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115

Phone Number: (617) 373-2000

University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning, and Development

In 1880, USC was founded as the oldest private research university in the state. The campus is comprised of more than 300 acres of land. The MPA program offered is a two-year full-time degree or three-year part-time degree. Paid internship opportunities are available within this program.

Post Graduate Diplomas Offered:

Master of Public Administration

Address: University Park, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Phone Number: (213) 740-2311

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Richmond Center

Degrees in the field are offered for both current practitioners in public administration as well as those with future plans to work in the industry. The purpose is to perfect the skills of future operating managers. Part-time schedules are offered for students who work full-time.

Post Graduate Diplomas Offered:

Master of Public Administration

Address: 2810 Parham Road, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23294

Phone Number: (804) 662-7288

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