Presentation on theme: "School of Public Affairs and Administration Online MPA Open House"— Presentation transcript:
1 School of Public Affairs and Administration Online MPA Open House Spring 2015
2 Agenda Welcome & Introductions Overview of the School of Public Affairs and AdministrationOnline MPA curriculum and concentrationsOverview of the online MPA programInternational Experience & InternshipsAdmission requirementsTuition, Fees, and Financial Aid
3 Welcome by Peter Hoontis, Associate Dean Students & Academic Services
4 Department of Students & Academic Services Dr. Peter Hoontis Oversees the Students and Academic Services DepartmentGail Daniels Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs Responsible for making admissions decisionsSharon Stroye Assistant Dean for Undergraduate ProgramsResponsible for the undergraduate programTugba Aksoy Sr. Student Programs Manager Registration, Advising, Course Management, TroubleshootingShadi Ibrahim Director, Recruitment & OutreachOversees the application process
5 School of Public Affairs and Administration The School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University-Newark is highly recognized for its knowledge and competence in public service and administration, with particular attention to the fields of performance measurement, management, and improvement.Guided by the principles of Knowledge, Competence, Diversity, Service, and Ethics – with an emphasis on public service values and competencies for effective performance – SPAA promotes accountability, transparency, and performance in the public and nonprofit sectors.
6 School of Public Affairs and Administration Highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report andAccredited by NASPAA - the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration.U.S. News & World Report ranks Rutgers SPAA:4th nationally in Information and Technology Management7th nationally in Public Management/Administration10th nationally in Public Finance and Budgeting11th nationally in City Management and Urban Policy18th nationally in Nonprofit Management23rd nationally in Public Affairs24th nationally in Public Policy Analysis
7 CurriculumThe 42-credit curriculum consists of 11 courses (33 credits) of core and 3 electives (9 credits).Core Courses (33 credits)Core I – Foundation Core II – Research and Analysis Core III – ManagementCore IV – Financial ManagementCore V – ApplicationConcentration (9 credits)Public and Nonprofit Performance Management Health Care AdministrationNonprofit ManagementBudgeting and Financial Management
9 Program Overview 14 courses 2 courses per semester 3 semesters (fall, spring, and summer)Degree completion in 2.5 years
10 International Experience & Internships Students have the opportunity to participate in an International Experience course and/or an Internship. Each course is 3 credits and it can be counted towards the concentration.International ExperiencesSeoul, South Korea (summer)London, England (spring)Dominican Republic (winter)Internships*Washington DC Summer InternshipsInternships at local government or nonprofit organizations*All internships must be approved by the Associate Dean, Peter Hoontis
11 Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or universityOfficial undergraduate transcriptsPersonal statementResumeThree letters of recommendationOnline program applicationNon-refundable $65 application feeGRE scores (for students with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0)TOEFL scores (for international applicants) 79 or higher
12 Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid Tuition and FeesTuition cost is $919 per credit (each course is 3 credits)Student fees of $300 per courseTotal cost : $ 42,798Financial AidGraduate student loan options include: Federal Direct Loans, Federal Graduate PLUS Loans, and Private Loans.Students must be registered for at least 6 credits to qualify for Financial AidFor more information please visit https://studentaid.rutgers.edu/
13 Enrollment Coaches & Student Support Belinda Trejo ext Tiffany Hawks ext Victor Rogers ext Christy Moos ext. 2106Student Support Services:
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