Masters in Public Administration (MPA in Nepal)

Masters in Public Administration | colleges offering MPA in Nepal | Job/career prospects | Eligibility to study MPA | MPA course Structure | Benefits of MPA over other courses | Abroad studies and further studies after MPA

MPA studies (Masters in Public Administration) is a professional post graduation course. It is equivalent to the private sector’s Masters of Business Management.  This program is a professional degree for public sector and it prepares individuals to serve as managers in the executive arm of local, state/ provincial and federal/ national government and increasingly in non governmental organization and non-profit sectors.

MPA is a interdisciplinary subject because it includes fields of economics, sociology, law , anthropology, political science and regional planning in order to equip students or the MPA graduates with skills and knowledge covering a broad range of topics and disciplines relevant to the public sector. This programme focuses on areas of specialization such as Development Administration, human Resource Development, Public Finance & Law and order Administration.

Eligibility to study MPA in Nepal:

Students who have completed their bachelors level from any discipline from Tribhuwan University or from any other institutions recognized by TU can apply for the MPA Programme.

Scope of MPA  in Nepal/Abroad:

Domestically s a manager, administrator or high level employee to implement policy influence the direction of an organization, manage employees,react to the complexities of government, configure budgets and advocate for public services.

MPA jobs overseas generally strive to develop free market economies, create better global security, and strengthen the political bonds. some international organisations have also got specialization to work in supporting intergovernmental operations, international policy research, information sharing and providing guidance to countries in transitional periods.

Job / Career Prospects after getting MPA degree in Nepal:

MPA provides a wide range of career possibilities like in fed career, civil service, education administrator, administrative services managing,public administration consulting, executive director, director of development, program analyst, program director, city manager, mayor, public service employees network,foreign service officer, housing specialist, case manager, research associate, budget analyst, field examiner, urban planner, association leader, at the top of the MPA ladder a resourceful US Secretary.

Cost to study MPA in Nepal / Abroad:

It costs around 5-6 lakhs to study Masters in Public Administration (MPA) In Tribhuwan University Nepal.

Apart from the Public administration Campus affiliated under TU there are recently two colleges in Nepal that conduct this education Programme.