203
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Public Management and Policy is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Nonprofit management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Criminal justice
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Nonprofit policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Policy analysis and evaluation Planning and economic development
(Certificate) Disaster management
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Planning and economic development
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Disaster policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Management and finance
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public and nonprofit management
(Certificate) Planning and economic development
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public finance policy Social policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public finance and budgeting Science and technology policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public finance and budgeting Urban and regional economic development
(Certificate) Nonprofit management

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 71
Doctoral Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 12

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

275
Applied
171
Accepted
88
Enrolled
62%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

203
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.43%
Black or African American 33%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.43%
Unknown 2.46%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time (17)
Part-time (0)
Male (8)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public budgeting and finance, public management, nonprofit management, performance measurement and management, urban development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 14 Marietta Street NW
Atlanta, GA  30303
United States
Contact Dr. Carolyn Bourdeaux
Chair and Professor
Email: cbourdeaux@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-0013
Fax: 404-413-0104