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Arizona State University at the Tempe campus

Overview

Arizona State University at the Tempe campus / School of Public Affairs is located in Phoenix, AZ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration/Master of Social Work (MPA/MSW)
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Public policy
Master of Arts (MA) Emergency management and homeland security
Master of Science (MS) Program evaluation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public administration
Master of Public Affairs (MPA) Public administration Urban management
Master of Public Affairs (MPA) Public administration Nonprofit administration

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Alternate accepted
Policy analysis or capstone project; interactive Program of Study (iPOS) submitted before completing 50 percent of required credit hours
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Interactive Program of Study (iPOS) submitted before completing 50 percent of required credit hours

Admissions

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent in last 2 years of work leading to bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent in last 2 years of work leading to bachelor's degree, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, statement of goals, samples of research reports

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Location & Contact

Address 411 North Central Avenue
Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ  85004-0687
United States
Contact Karen Mossberger
Director
Email: karen.mossberger@asu.edu
Phone: 602-496-1101