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Florida International University

Department of Public Administration

Miami, FL

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Overview

Florida International University / Department of Public Administration is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Affairs (JD/MPA)
Master of Science/Master of Public Administration (MS/MPA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public affairs

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 90
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

173
Applied
108
Accepted
82
Enrolled
62%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in upper-level coursework, letter of recommendation, letter of intent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in upper-level coursework, 3 letters of recommendation, samples of scholarly written work, interview (when student lives within 50 miles of campus)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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

Student Body

258
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 50.78%
Black or African American 23.26%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.78%
Asian 1.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.55%
Unknown 1.16%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 12
Male (12)
Female (13)

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Howard Frank
Chair
Email: howard.frank@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-0410