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Department of Public Management and Policy Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Georgia State University

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Public
  • Urban
  • 59%41%
    student ratio
  • 236
    total students
  • $8,064 | $28,800
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 15
    fall application deadline
  • 58%
    acceptance rate
  • 17 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Disaster Management Certificate
    • Planning And Economic Development Certificate
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
    • Nonprofit Management Certificate
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    • Public Finance And Budgeting Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [science and technology policy]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [urban and regional economic development]
    • Health Policy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Environmental Policy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Public And Nonprofit Management Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Policy Analysis And Evaluation Master of Public Administration (MPA) [planning and economic development]
    • Public Finance Policy Master of Public Administration (MPA) [social policy]
    • Disaster Policy Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    • Management And Finance Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    • Public Health Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    • Nonprofit Policy Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    • Criminal Justice Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 75
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 10
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


58% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 296
    • Accepted 173
    • Acceptance Rate 58
    • Enrolled 87
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 603 paper-based; 100 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 7)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$8,064
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,800
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,128.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students236
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students236
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Full-time Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American33%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown2%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage64%
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPublic budgeting and finance, public management, nonprofit management, performance measurement and management, urban development
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$390,159

Location & Contact

Department of Public Management and Policy

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Georgia State University

14 Marietta Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
United States

Dr. Gregory Lewis

Chair and Professor

Phone: 404-413-0114
Fax: 404-413-0104

Ms. Charisma Parker

Admissions Coordinator

Phone: 404-413-0030
Fax: 404-413-0023

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