Egypt - Africa
Public Administration / Management

The American University in Cairo - School of Global Affairs and Public Policy Master of Public Administration


Program overview

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor

Tuition & Fees

Between 15000 and 16000 USD

All applicants must satisfy the university’s graduate admission requirements. Candidates for the MPA or DPA are recommended but not required to have two or more years of relevant professional experience.

Employment opportunities & career impact

Annual salary after graduation

  • Average Salary : 15750 $ (USD)
  • Minimum Salary : 6500 $ (USD)
  • Maximum Salary : 25000 $ (USD)

Average time for obtaining the first job offer : one year

Employment opportunities :

The Master of Public Administration is administered by the Department of Public Policy and Administration in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. The program prepares students for leadership and upper management positions in public service. Students, who are generally mid-career at entry, pursue careers in government, nonprofit organizations, international development agencies, academia, and the private sector.

The mission of the MPA Program is to support effective and efficient administration of government and nonprofit organizations and better public governance in Egypt and the Middle East by preparing professionals for careers in public service with the highest ethical standards, strong competencies in public governance, excellent leadership and communication skills, a sound understanding of the use of evidence and analysis in public service settings, and a commitment to building a better future for the people of Egypt and the region.

Program enrolment information and statistics

Students based in the Eduniversal zone in which the program is affiliated 0 %
Students based in the country in which the program is affiliated 80 %
Students Age
Minimum age 20 years
Average age 30 years
Maximum age 40 years
Students Full Time work experience
Minimum Full Time work experience 70%
Average Full Time work experience 50%
Maximum Full Time work experience 30%

Application Deadlines

Session 1
Application Deadlines Nov.1
Date of Eligibility -
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Admission result -
Session 2
Application Deadlines Jan.31
Date of Eligibility -
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Admission result -

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