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University of Miami

Department of Political Science

Coral Gables, FL

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Overview

University of Miami / Department of Political Science is located in Coral Gables, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Public Health (MPA/MPH)
Master of Public Administration/Juris Doctor (MPA/JD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

66
Applied
53
Accepted
24
Enrolled
80%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.93%
Black or African American 3.57%
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 66.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Financial management, non-profit management, human resource management, public service ethics, information technology management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 248047
Coral Gables, FL  33124
United States
Contact Dr. Jonathan P. West
Chair and MPA Program Director
Email: jwest@miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-2500