Mondo International Academy

MPA State administration and local government  

 

MPA Study Program The State Administration and Local Government is suitable for students looking for a career in government, self-government. The program prepares the student for the role of a manager in the state administration or self-government. Develops the skills and techniques used by managers to implement policies, projects and programs that address important issues of state administration and self-government.

After completing thorough training in the basic pillars of study consisting in modules: Cyber ​​Security, Public and Economic Policy, Decentralization. This study program will enable you to develop in many ways. For example in Public Economics and Public Sector Economics, Europrojects Management, Rural Financing Options development from the EU funds, the election organization of the Slovak Republic, in the areas related to the state budget and budget principles and rules in the preparation of the public budget, social policy, territorial local government or public finances and others.

In addition, this study program can be combined with others to create its own specialization, for example in the field of public policy and international relations. 

The study is intended for students who want to be involved in public administration, public policy, or want to manage or work in state administration.

MPA Štátna správa a samospráva - Master of Public Administration
MPA Master of Public Administration at MIA Mondo International Academy

Entry requirements:  

  • Completion of either Bachelor´s degree from a university or high school studies (+ at least 3-5 years of working experience) or equivalent to the level of an academic bachelor’s degree
  • In addition to the general entry requirements, you must meet the specific entry requirements as detailed by each programme. For example, many Master’s degree programmes require that your Bachelor’s degree has a particular major, or you may need to have completed certain subject credits within your Bachelor’s degree.

Advantages:

  • the possibility of parallel study together with another study programme,
  • specialization in a certain field of law,
  • the possibility of shortening the study,
  • choice of form of study.

Forms of the study:

  • Full-time form
  • Online form
  • Consultation for
  • Individual form

Study process: In each study programme there are 3 core (compulsory) modules. The student chooses 6 mandatory modules, with the option to specialize in his study focus by replacing three of them with 3 mandatory modules from another study programme.

The study is not based on the semester system.

The study ends with working out the final thesis, with a positive rating from the supervisor and the opponent.

The length of the study is 9 – 18 months.

For more information about general admission procedure click here.

Compulsory modules:

1. Cybernetic security

2. Public and economic policies

3. Decentralization

Mandatory modules (6 modules or 3 optional modules from another study programme):   

  1. Objectives and institutions of fiscal policy
  2. Activities of the public administration
  3. Decentralization
  4. Efficiency of the public sector
  5. Economics of public administration and public sector
  6. Externalities (positive and negative) and state options in their solution
  7. Factors of inefficient State interventions in the public economy
  8. Facultative authorities of local goverment
  9. Finance and grants
  10. Control in public administration
  11. Managerial Economics
  12. Management of Europrojects
  13. Local government authorities
  14. Options for financing rural development from EU funds
  15. Compulsory local government authorities

Other modules

  1. Organizational behavior
  2. The concept of the state budget and the budgetary principles and rules for the establishment of the public budget
  3. Political science
  4. Social security law
  5. Revenue and expenditure of local government budgets
  6. Regional policy
  7. Regional development
  8. Social economic policy
  9. Social policy
  10. Sociology
  11. Statistics
  12. State administration and its characteristic features
  13. Science of State
  14. Organization of elections in the Slovak Republic
  15. Theory and practice of municipal local government
  16. Theory of law
  17. Theory of public administration

Other modules

  1. Theory of administration and bureaucracy
  2. Administration theory and bureaucracy
  3. Constitutional law
  4. Local government
  5. Public administration and its characteristic features
  6. Public finances I.
  7. Public revenues and their structure
  8. Public expenditure and its structure
  9. Government and central government bodies
  10. General Economic Theory
  11. Higher territorial government unit
  12. Interest autonomy
  13. Responsibility in public administration

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