The MPA (Master of Public Administration) program in Shenzhen University, first launched in 2010, is designed to provide high quality professional education to students. The MPA program has a 3A goal for our students – Ability, Attitude, and Achievement, aiming at developing students to have international vision and innovative spirit to work in public administration sectors like governments, social communities or public institutions.



To equip students with the skills in solving public problems, courses taught by distinguished professors and senior government administrators. Senior practitioners and professionals from the public sectors in Shenzhen would share their actual experience with students. The MPA program provides “international perspective” courses owing to its close connection with overseas universities in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Singapore, and USA. It also offers overseas learning opportunities for the students to learn from the management wisdom in different cultural settings.



The teaching resources of Shenzhen University will be fully used by MPA program. Exclusive classrooms and seminar rooms which are equipped with modern multimedia devices are provided. Campus WI-FI can be widely used by MPA students. The lab resources such as ERP laboratory, the laboratory of e-commerce, logistics laboratory, and computer lab are also available by MPA students.



Candidates should have at least three years’ working experience with a bachelor’s degree. They also need to take an entrance examination including English, Mathematics, Logic and Writing and a second-round interview examination in order to join this program.




Courses for Master of Public Administration(MPA)
No. Course Title Credits Compulsory/Elective Season/


2011125201 Theory and Practice of Socialism 2 Compulsory Fall/1
2011125203 Public Management 3 Compulsory Fall/1
2011125204 Politics 2 Compulsory Fall/1
2011125206 Public Economics 3 Compulsory Fall/1
2011125226 Research on Administrative Reform 2 Compulsory Fall/1
2011125214 Leadership and Leadership Skills 2 Elective Fall/1
2011125212 Public Crisis Management 2 Elective Fall/1
2011125202 English 2 Compulsory Spring/2
2011125205 Public Policy Analysis 2 Compulsory Spring/2
2011125215 Social Research Methods 2 Compulsory Spring/2
2011125223 Public Participation Theory and Model 2 Compulsory Spring/2
2011125208 Administrative Ethics 2 Elective Spring/2
2011125220 Navigating Government Relationships 2 Elective Spring/2
2011125230 NGO and Social Management Innovation 2 Elective Spring/2
2011125227 Government Investment Project Management 2 Elective Spring/2
2011125229 Government Public Relations, Document Writing 2 Elective Spring/2
2011125224 Public Administration and Reform in America 1 Elective Spring/2
2011125229 Government Public Relations, Document Writing 2 Elective Spring/2
2011125207 Constitution and Administrative Law 2 Compulsory Fall/3
2011125217 Public Management in Hong Kong and Singapore 2 Compulsory Fall/3
2011125218 Grassroots Governance 2 Compulsory Fall/3
2011125210 Research Design 2 Elective Fall/3
2011125213 Human Resources of Public Sector 2 Elective Fall/3
2011125228 Application of Game Theory in Public Policy 2 Elective Fall/3
2011125209 E-Government 2 Elective Fall/3
2011125222 Competitive Promotion and Open Selection 2 Elective Fall/3


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