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Degree : Master Public Administration

Major : Public Administration

Program Description

The mission of the Texas Tech University MPA program is to provide students with the highest quality education in preparation for management and leadership positions in public sector organizations, and to convey an enduring commitment to public sector service and values. The program pursues this mission by advancing research, integrating service learning and applications into the students experience, providing service to university and academic communities, collaborating with the professional and alumni communities, and providing a diverse and accessible educational environment.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 30
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 36
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Public Administration page : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/politicalscience/mpa/

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: David Hamilton
E-mail: david.hamilton@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-7717

Department Contact Information

Department AddressDepartment of Political Science
Texas Tech University
113 Holden Hall & Akron Streets
TX 79409-1015
Phone Number 806-834-8569
Fax Number 806-742-0850
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/politicalscience/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/AS_POLS.php#Grad

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 2

Resume Required: No

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: Department accepts GRE or GMAT or LSAT test scores.

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15January 15January 15

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
No DeadlineNo DeadlineNo DeadlineNo Deadline

International Deadlines

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
No DeadlineNo DeadlineNo DeadlineNo Deadline

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Yes Yes

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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