Master in Public Administration (Thesis Program)

Master in

Public Administration (Thesis Program)

The Master in Public Administration (MPA) is an advanced graduate program tailored for individuals aspiring to lead and manage within the public sector. This program is designed to cultivate the skills and knowledge necessary for effective public service administration, policy analysis, and governance. Participants in the MPA program engage in a comprehensive curriculum that explores topics such as public policy development, organizational management, and ethical decision-making. Graduates emerge prepared to address complex challenges in public administration, making impactful contributions to the development and improvement of public policies and services.

Program Educational Objectives

Not Available

  • Curriculum

    1st Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Academic Writing for Graduate Studies3
    Ethical Foundation of Enterprise Management3
    Human Resource Management3
    System Analysis & Management3

    1st Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Research for Business and Management3
    Business Statistics and Evaluation3
    Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Development3
    Executive Leadership Development3

    2nd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Theory & Practice of Public Administration3
    Economic Planning3
    Public Finance3
    Seminar on Current Issues on Public Administration3

    2nd Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Thesis Seminar3

    2nd Year • Summer

    Course NameUnits
    Thesis Writing3
    The curriculum is subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our registrar department.
  • Estimated Fees
    Particular Amount
    Estimated Total Fees per semester (including tuition and other fees)₱27,359.00
    The particulars and corresponding amounts are subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our treasury and assessment department.
  • Career Opportunities

    Senior Level:

    • Director of Public Policy: Lead the development and execution of organizational policies. Provide strategic direction on policy initiatives.
    • Chief Administrative Officer: Oversee administrative functions within an organization. Ensure efficient operations and compliance with policies.
    • Deputy Director of a Government Agency: Assist in leading and managing a government agency. Support the implementation of agency goals and policies.
    • City/County Administrator: Manage the overall administration of a city or county. Work closely with elected officials to implement policies.
    • Senior Program Officer (Nonprofit/Government): Lead and oversee program development and implementation. Manage program staff and evaluate program effectiveness.

    Managerial/Executive Level:

    • City/County Executive (Manager): Serve as the top executive in a city or county government. Provide overall leadership and strategic direction.
    • Executive Director of a Nonprofit Organization: Oversee the operations and strategic initiatives of a nonprofit. Ensure alignment with the organization's mission and goals.
    • Chief Operating Officer (COO) of a Government Agency: Provide overall leadership for the operational functions of a government agency. Work with executive leadership to implement organizational strategies.
    • Chief Policy Officer: Develop and oversee the implementation of organizational policies. Provide guidance on policy issues and strategic initiatives.
    • City/County Mayor: Serve as the elected leader of a city or county. Set policies, represent the community, and provide overall direction.


Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation - Lucena City Lucena

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