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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Charlotte, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Political Science and Public Administration is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Urban management and policy
(Graduate Certificate) Public budgeting and finance
(Graduate Certificate) Emergency management
(Graduate Certificate) Non-profit management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Public budgeting and finance
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Arts administration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Non-profit management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Emergency management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Urban management and policy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Other Advanced Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45
Applied
35
Accepted
25
Enrolled
78%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, from accredited college or university; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose (1-2 pages in length) explaining applicant's career goals, how the Graduate Certificate fits into achieving those goals, and any relevant work experience; official transcripts; letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 523
TOEFL IBT score: 70
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

80
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.75%
Black or African American 22.5%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.25%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.25%
Unknown 1.25%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
660,034

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Greg Weeks
Chair
Email: gbweeks@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-7574

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