Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a two year program of Faculty of management, Tribhuvan University. This course is run under semester from 2015 in Tribhuvan University. Initially, public administration course was introduced as a one year course with the aim of providing training to second class gazetted officers of then HMG under Center for Economic and Development (CEDA).However, full phase Master of Public Administration was introduced in 1979 and the Central Department of Public Administration was established in 1986. But, in recent time this course is available to everyone and those who want to understand the bureaucratic mechanism, administration framework of public sector, etc, can study this subject. The course of MPA is divided into core courses, analytical and professional development, specialization courses and thesis or dissertation for facilitating the teaching learning activities and making it more creative and productive. Students have option to choose any one of them as development Management,Human Resource Management,Local Governance and Development, Civil Society Governance,Public Policy, etc.
List of colleges:
Some of the colleges offering MPA in TU are as follows:
The cost of studying MPA in TU can be known from the respective colleges.
Below is the list of colleges for Master of Public Administration programs:
The main objectives of MPA program are as follows:
The candidates, who have completed Bachelor's degree in any discipline from Tribhuvan University or from any other Universities recognized by TU are eligible for applying MPA program.
The Public administration is very important in the country like Nepal where performance of bureaucracy is below par. Nepal lacks the efficient and honest public administrator as a result country fares very poor in socio-economic indicator. The students having good knowledge and expertise in public administration is needed to show the general tendency of public sector to the people and make the office bearers accountable. As MPA graduates, students have high chance of performing better in the public service exam. Moreover, graduates can work as the managers and administrators in both public and private sectors. They can also work as analyst, advisor, policy maker, supervisor, etc in various governmental and nongovernmental organizations. They can also work as the researcher researching in various issues related to public and private sector. MPA degree is also helpful for the students willing to go abroad. Moreover, graduates can also choose academic line after the study.
Divya Gyan College
The British College
Padmashree Int'l College
Thames International College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Silver Mountain College
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