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Information about Master of Public Administration at California State University, Fullerton.

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  • 1. California State University, FullertonA Comprehensive University with a Global Outlook
  • 2. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FULLERTON • Ranked among “Top Public Universities” by U.S. News and World Report. • Listed among “America’s Best Colleges” according to Forbes Magazine • 36,000 students • 1,100 international students from 80 countries • Overview of Cal State Fullerton: q-6O3tgueY&feature=channel
  • 3. UNIVERSITY DEGREE PROGRAMS 100+ Degrees Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
  • 4. NINE COLLEGES• College of the Arts• Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics• College of Communications• College of Education• College of Health and Human Development• College of Humanities and Social Sciences• College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics• College of Engineering and Computer Science• University Extended Education
  • 5. COLLEGE OF ARTS Graduates of this highly regarded college are well-prepared to enter professions that include: • Graphic design • Illustration • Animation • Musical theatre • Acting • Theatre set, lighting and costume design • Instrumental performance • Teaching
  • 6. STEVEN G. MIHAYLO COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & ECONOMICS The college is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a “2011 Best Business Program” and is included in Princeton Review’s “Best 300 Business Schools.” It is the largest accredited business school on the West Coast, and is nationally recognized for accreditation in both its business and accounting programs. Degrees are offered in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Management, International Business and more.
  • 7. COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS The College of Communications one of the largest if its kind in the western United States and the fourth largest in the nation. Students are well prepared to enter careers in: • Public Relations • Advertising • Visual Communications • Print and Broadcast Journalism • Television and other digital media • Tourism • Speech Therapy
  • 8. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION The college provides degrees and credentialing programs for educators. Students are well prepared for careers as: • K-12 Teachers • Reading and Resource Specialists • Educational Consultants • Educational Technology Leaders • Instructional Designers Advanced programs, including the Doctor of Education degree program, prepare graduates for leadership positions in schools and colleges.
  • 9. COLLEGE OF HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT The college has more than 5,000 students pursuing degrees, credentials and/or licensure in more than 20 high-quality programs that meet state and national accreditation standards. Students are well prepared for careers in: • Nursing • Social Services • Counseling • Teaching • Child Development • Public Health • Athletic Training • Exercise and Sports
  • 10. COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES & MATHEMATICS The college offers 39 degree programs that emphasize hands-on learning experiences and real-world applications. Areas of study include: • Biology • Chemistry • Biochemistry • Geology • Physics • Mathematics The college is also known for providing research opportunities for undergraduates, and for preparing students for entry into medical and other health professional schools.
  • 11. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE This college prepares students to enter technical careers in engineering and computer science with a baccalaureate degree and to advance their careers with a master’s degree. Areas of study include: • Civil & Environmental Engineering • Computer Engineering • Computer Science • Electrical Engineering • Mechanical Engineering • Software Engineering
  • 12. COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES The college offers more than 40 degree programs that prepare students for a wide range of professions, graduate school, and advanced professional study. Areas of study include: • Anthropology • Psychology • Languages • Political Science • Criminal Justice • Public Administration • Geography • History • Sociology
  • 13. M.A. in Public AdministrationWhat does the M.A. in Public Administration offer?- Knowledge and skills for policy making- Knowledge and skills for management of government and organizations- Career guidance- Working experience and placement- Specialized training in areas such as financial management, personnel administration, urban management and criminal justice.
  • 14. M.A. in Public Administration Outcome after taking an MPA:- Written and oral communication for public administration- Critical thinking- Public administration research and analysis techniques- Knowledge of organizational processes and behavior- An understanding of federal, state, and local government and administrative systems and processes- Knowledge of administrative techniques and practices.
  • 15. M.A. in Public Administration The Cal State Fullerton advantages- Nationally Accredited Program: National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration- Outstanding Faculty- Network of Successful Graduates- Innovative Curriculum- Internships
  • 16. M.A. in Public Administration MPA Curriculum- Pre-requisites (0-9 units/ 0-3 courses)- Core curriculum (18-24 units/ 6-8 courses)- Concentration (15-21 units/ 5-7 courses)- Comprehensive exam or a master’s project
  • 17. M.A. in Public Administration Concentrations- Public finance management- Human resources- Urban management- Criminal justice
  • 18. M.A. in Public Administration How to apply:1. CSU Online$55.00 application fee2. Transcript3. TOEFL (570-Pbt)GRE: optional
  • 19. UNIVERSITY EXTENDED EDUCATION Pre-University Program The Pre-University Program provides intensive academic English classes to prepare students for study in a U.S. college or university. Students have the opportunity to: • Improve their English skills • Improve their TOEFL score • Take university classes • Experience American culture
  • 20. UNIVERSITY EXTENDED EDUCATION Professional DevelopmentOur customized professional development programs provide an opportunityto connect with university administrators, faculty, and other experts in thefield. Programs are offered for:  University Administrators  University Faculty  K12 School Principals and Teachers  Government Officials  Business Professionals
  • 21. STUDENT LIFEOutdoor Pool Library Recreation Center
  • 22. ON-CAMPUS LIVINGGarden Cafe Variety of food on-campus New dormitories opened in 2011
  • 23. Southern CaliforniaThe Ideal Destination
  • 24. LOCATION: FULLERTON, CALIFORNIA • Located in Orange County, California • Population 135,000 • Headquarters to many Fortune 500 companies • Home to largest shopping mall in California • Major tourist destination • Safe, affluent and suburban community
  • 25. DISTANCES FROM: FULLERTON, CALIFORNIA Disneyland 12 km Beaches 35 km Downtown Los Angeles 48 km Los Angeles Airport 48 km Hollywood 61 km - Average temperature 21°C - Mild winters with little rainfall
  • 26. CONTACTNhan T. HoProgram CoordinatorInternational Academic ProgramInternational Outreach+1-657-278-8654+1-657-278-7055 (Fax)