Master of Public Administration Program

Program title

Master of  Public Administration (M.P.A.)

Educational philosophy

Learning from the real-world evidence.

Program objectives

  • To produce graduates who have knowledge and expertise in support of the development of a country.
  • To produce graduates who have capabilities to analyze, synthesize and apply knowledge to solve complex issues and are able to use their research skills to provide innovative solutions to the problems in the public sector.
  • To encourage students to realize the importance of good governance in public management.
  • To train students to become change leaders who are keen to seek new knowledge in order to facilitate sustainable development.

Program specification

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Admission requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from educational institutes accredited by the Office of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, or the Office of the Civil Service Commission, or organizations with standard accreditation or with accreditation recognized by the National Institute of Development Administration.
  • Have required professional experience in accordance with the announcement of the Institute.
  • Pass selection criteria set by the Institute through written exam and / or interview.

Study track options

Office hours class Non – office hours class
Track A Track B
Plan A1 Plan A2

Thesis track


Independent study track

Independent study track

Tuition fees

Study at Bangkok classes
Track A: 97,000 THB
Track B: 178,000 THB

Study at Provincial classes

Track B: 174,000 THB

Career Opportunities

1. Executives in the public and private sector
2. Politicians and political officials
3. Professionals in public and private organizations
4. Lecturers or academics in the social sciences
5. Military officers, police officers and government officers
6. Independent workers

Contact Details

GSPA’s Bangkok Office
Graduate School of Public Administration (GSPA)
National Institute of Development Administration
Navamindradhiraj Buliding
10-11th Floor, 148 Moo3
Seri Thai Road, Klong-chan
Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240
Tel. 02-375-8778 Fax. 02-375-9164

GSPA’s Provincial Offices
Nakhon Rachasima Provincial Office
Suranaree Wittaya school 2, Srisura building 4th Floor.
118 Leab Klong Chonprathan Road, Nong Krathum,
Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30000
Tel.: 044 756 790

Udon Thani Provincial Office
Thailand National Sports University Udon Thani Campus,
Erawan building 3th floor.
380 Moo 5, Udon Thani-Nong Bua Lamphu Road,
Mak Khaeng Subdistrict, Mueang District, Udon Thani 41000
Tel.: 042 243 380, 086 634 9066

Phitsanulok Provincial Office
Bueng Phra Phitsanulok Commercial College
410 Bueng Phra, Mueang Phitsanulok District,
Phitsanulok 65000
Tel: 055 337 518, 081 379 1691

Surat Thani Provincial Office
Surat Commercial Technology College
8/23 Road, Si Wichai 59 Tambon Makham Tia,
Mueang Surat Thani District, Surat Thani 84000
Tel: 081 849 3527


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