School of Business:: The University of Jordan ::

Program Specifications

Master of Public Administration / Program Intended Learning Outcomes

At the successful completion of the Master Program in Public Administration the student should be able to:
1. Analyze, examine and policy management skills, organization theory, and public administration theory/theories and evaluate its implications to public service.
2. Develop advanced analytical critical thinking and decision-making skills reflected in effectively writing essays on contemporary public administration issues, such as assessing and evaluating the new directions of public administration towards public management and the adoption of private sector concepts.
3. Evaluate the ethical issues of public administration and management.
4. Examine the current theories and concepts in the field of PA and apply them on real-life problems and cases.
5. Work effectively, ethically, trustfully, and professionally with people with different functional roles.
6. Explain and evaluate the practices of research methodology and its application in the Public Sector (Comprehensive track).
7. Write a thesis to a professional standard that demonstrate a reasonable and solid ability to conduct independent research and use of different methodologies that contribute to knowledge in a related field (Thesis track).