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Doctor of Philosophy
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Urban Environmental Analysis and Management
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  Graduate School-Newark 2020-2022 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Public Administration 834 Doctor of Philosophy  

Doctor of Philosophy

The doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) program in public administration trains prospective faculty and researchers. Before enrolling, applicants must have received a master's of public administration (M.P.A.) degree or other relevant master's degree, for example in political science, social work, education, law, or public health. Areas of possible specialization within the Ph.D. in public administration reflect the research interests of current faculty and students and include comparative public administration, human resource management, nonprofit management and philanthropy, organizational theory and behavior, public budgeting and finance, technology and e-government, health policy and administration, and other areas.

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