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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Master of Public Administration Program

Birmingham, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Master of Public Administration Program is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration/Master of Public Health (MPA/MPH)
Master of Public Administration/Juris Doctor (MPA/JD)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MPA/MSCJ)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 50

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (preferred)
Portfolio or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
25
Accepted
13
Enrolled
69%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (preferred)
Master's Degree Requirements References

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 70
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.54%
Black or African American 24.62%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.54%
Asian 1.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.08%
Unknown 1.54%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (4)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Information management and technology, nonprofit management, education policy and planning, political philosophy, program evaluation, Geographic Information System, administrative ethics, administrative theory and behavior
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address HHB 415, 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Akhlaque Haque
Program Director
Email: mpa@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-4653
Fax: 205-975-5712

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