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United Nations Advanced Certificate Program/Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

United Nations BuildingAs the world becomes more globalized and interconnected, the need for public administration professionals who are grounded in international affairs will increase. The Brooklyn Campus offers a New York State-approved collaborative program, which makes it possible for students to complete both a United Nations Advanced Certificate and earn an M.P.A. This unique combination of programs provides a comprehensive background in public administration with an in-depth overview of the United Nations system and its specialized agencies. Students begin this fascinating educational journey by earning the United Nations Advanced Certificate and subsequently transferring to the M.P.A. Program when the Certificate is completed or near completion.

The United Nations Advanced Certificate consists of 24 credits of graduate-level courses that cover a broad range of topics including “Population Displacement and Migration,” “International Human Rights,” “Modern Diplomacy” and “World Social Development.”

The M.P.A. Program consists of 48 credits, of required (36 credits) and specialization (12 credits) courses. A designated list of course matches is located in the course of study area and is approved by Long Island University and by the New York State Department of Education.