National Institute of Development Administration  Master’s Degree of Public Administration Revised Curriculum 2018

 

Name of Academic Institute : National Institute of Development Administration
School : Graduate School of Public Administration

 

1. Name of Program

Master of  Public Administration Program | M.P.A.

2. Philosophy

The Graduate School of Public Administration aims to produce graduates with rigorous knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of public administration concepts, both in theory and practice. Our multi-disciplinary curriculum focuses on analytical skills, synthetic thinking and practical application of administration theories suited to actual economic, societal, political circumstances or complex problems. Graduates will develop an awareness of real and important challenges concerning national economic and social development, and of the significance of public administration based on good governance and sustainable development. Graduates will also be able to apply research skills gained to solve problems that are dynamic and complex. All these qualities will lead to innovation in public administration.

3.Objective
  • To produce graduates with knowledge and expertise in administration that can be utilized in line with a country’s development direction while facing dynamic political, economic and social situations.
  • To produce graduates with the ability to analyze, synthesize and apply knowledge to complex situations or problems, as well as apply research skills gained to solve problems that are dynamic and complex. These abilities will spur public administration innovation with practical benefits for one’s organization and the country as a whole.
  • To produce graduates with motivation for lifelong learning, sharp decision-making skills and the ability to lead change.
4.Career path
5.Program Structure

Program structure or course categories

Course categories Plan B
Basic courses Non credit
Core courses 12 credits
Major courses 9 credits
Elective courses 6 credits
Independent study 3 credits
Comprehensive examination Wtitten exam
Thesis
Total 39 credits

1. Basic

  • ND 4000 Foundation Graduate Studies                                                     3                 (3-0-6)
  • LC 4001 Reading Skills Development in English for Graduate Studies          3        (3-0-6)
  • LC 4011 Remedial Reading Skills Development in English for Graduate Studies     3     (3-0-6)
  • LC 4012 Remedial Integrated English Language Skills Development             3       (3-0-6)
  • PA 4000 Introduction to Computer Based Information System                        3     (3-0-6)

Remarks : 1. Requirements for basic courses or exemption must comply with the announcement of the Graduate School of Public Administration and the Institute, while the requirements and exemption for basic English courses given by the Graduate School of Language and Communication must comply with the conditions of the English language program for graduate students.

2. Core course

  • PA 6000 Contemporary Public Administration Theory                           3 (3-0-6)
  • PA 6010 Administration and Sustainable Development                         3 (3-0-6)
  • PA 6020 Research Methodology in Public Administration                     3 (3-0-6)
  • PA 6030 Organizational Analysis                                                                   3 (3-0-6)

 

3. Major courses

  • PA 7040 Policy Implementation and Evaluation                                       3 (3-0-6)
  • PA 7041 Project Planning, Analysis and Management                           3 (3-0-6)
  • PA 7042 Crisis and Disaster Management                                                    3 (3-0-6)

 

4. Electives course

  • PA 7900 Dynamic of Global Economic                                                             3 (3-0-6)
  • PA 7902 Human Resource Management                                                         3 (3-0-6)
  • PA 7903 Financial and Fiscal Management                                                   3 (3-0-6)
  • PA 7904 Public Policy                                                                                              3 (3-0-6)
  • PA 7940 Public Policy Development                                                                 3 (3-0-6)

 

5. Internship course

  • PA 8800 Internship                                                                                                    3 (0-9-3)

 

6. Independent study course

  • PA 9000 Independent Study : Combination of Practical and 3 (0-0-12)
    Theoretical Knowledge

Course schedule for Plan B

ND 4000 Foundation for Graduate Studies Non credit

Year 1 – Semester 1
LC 4001 Reading Skills Development in English for
Graduate Studies Non credit
PA 6xxx Core course                 3 credits
PA 6xxx Core course                 3 credits
PA 6xxx Core course                 3 credits

Year 1 – Semester 2
LC 4002 Integrated English Language Skills Non credit
Development
PA 6xxx Course in major category                                3 credits
PA 79xx-8xxx Course in elective category                 3 credits
PA 79xx-8xxx Course in elective category                 3 credits

Year 1 – Summer session
PA 4000 Introduction to Computer-based Information Non credit
Systems

Year 2 – Semester 1
PA 70xx Course in major category                                 3 credits
PA 70xx Course in major category                                 3 credits
PA 70xx Course in major category                                 3 credits
PA 79xx-8xxx Course in elective category                  3 credits

Year 2 – Semester 2
PA 79xx-8xxx Course in elective category                                      3 credits
PA 79xx-8xxx Course in elective category                                      3 credits
PA 9000 Independent study : Combination of Practical
and Theoretical Knowledge                                                                 3 credits

Total 39 credits

6.Course schedule