Urban setting

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Syracuse University / Programs in Public Administration is located in Syracuse, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Arts (MPA/MA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 124

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, three letters of recommendation, personal statement, official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, three letters of recommendation, personal statement, official transcripts
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Public and nonprofit management, government contracting, public-private partnerships, policy implementation, strategic management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 900 South Crouse Avenue
Syracuse, NY  13244
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Bifulco
Associate Dean and Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs
Email: rbifulco@maxwell.syr.edu
Phone: 315-443-3232