Master of Arts in Education

Master in Public Administration

WCC MPA (One year non-thesis program)

is a dynamic, intensive, and interdisciplinary degree program that prepares aspirants like you for senior management roles in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. By integrating theory and practice, you will gain the skillset that you will need to respond effectively to complex policy and management issues, to think strategically in order to anticipate and plan for future challenges, and empower you to make a difference to society.

MPA Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate broad understanding of public affairs, policy development, policy analysis, economic analysis, management skills, and organization theory and their applications to public service.
  • Conduct a purposeful inquiry exploring the problem/issue a client is experiencing.
  • Apply critical thinking and appropriate technology for public policy analysis.
  • Work with and for others in ways that translate community need into policy solutions & public service action to promote a just and humane world.
  • Communicate effectively for different audiences & purposes.

MPA Program Outcomes


FIRST TERM (12 UNITS)

CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

MPA 200

Research Methods  in Public Administration (3)

MPA 201

Advanced Statistics with Computer Application (3)

MPA 202

Theory and Practice in Public Administration (3)

MPA 203

Organization Management on Public Administration (3)


SECOND TERM (12 UNITS)

CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

MPA 204

Executive Leadership and Supervisory Development (3)

MPA 205

Public Fiscal Management and Accountability (3)

MPA 206

Human Resource Management in Public Sector (3)

MPA 207

Economic and Public Policy Analysis (3)


THIRD TERM (12 UNITS)

CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

MPA 208

E-Governance for Development Administration  (3)

MPA 209

Local Government and Regional Administration  (3)

MPA 210

Human Behavior in Government Institutions  (3)

MPA 211

Trends and Concerns in Public Administrations (3)


FOURTH TERM - WITH THESIS ONLY (9 UNITS)

CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

THESIS 1

Thesis Seminar (3)

THESIS 2

Thesis Writing (6)


TOTAL: 42 UNITS


Why WCC MPA?

  • Modular system – subjects are taught on a modular approach to accommodate your studies around your lifestyle and work schedule. 
  • Outstanding faculty – learn from a team of professors who are industry practitioners. Beyond their academic credentials, they have a wide real-world business experience.
  • Learn from diversity – be part of the group of individuals from diverse professional backgrounds and expertise that allows your peer learning experience broaden your horizons and gain fresh perspectives in the business environment.
  • Invaluable network – foster personal and professional growth through connections to people and organizations which you will find beneficial to your career development and beyond.