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Northern Kentucky University

Program in Public Administration

Highland Heights, KY

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Northern Kentucky University

Overview

Northern Kentucky University / Program in Public Administration is located in Highland Heights, KY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Non-profit management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
39 semester hours, including completion of the capstone course

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
27
Accepted
15
Enrolled
55%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5, letters of references, portfolios
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.9%
Black or African American 13.04%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 1.45%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 2
Male (5)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nonprofit management, human resource management, urban planning, service-learning, homeland security
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 424 Founders Hall
Highland Heights, KY  41099
United States
Contact Dr. Shamima Ahmed
Program Chair of Political Science, Criminal Justice and Organizational Leadership
Email: ahmed@nku.edu
Phone: 859-572-6402
Fax: 859-572-6184

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