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Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate for good governance. Integrating extensive educational and research resources we prepare current and future policy makers, policy analysts, managers and other professionals in the public, private and para-public sectors for effective, efficient, and accountable democratic governance in a complex and multicultural world.

Our undergraduate and graduate programs both provide opportunities for full- or part-time students to broaden their knowledge, develop specialized expertise, and accelerate their careers through:

Education for Good Governance

Our mission statement and slogan is based on the following strategic features:

Interdisciplinary:
Considering the nature of the field of public policy and administration, our programs draw expertise from the following fields:

political science, law, ethics, finance, economics, global political economy, accounting, general management, human resource management, statistics, sociology, criminology, race relations, women studies, multiculturalism and development administration on a national and comparative/global basis

Balanced focus:
Public Policy and Administration is both an academic discipline and a profession. To provide a systemic/holistic perspective, our programs are based on a balanced combination of the following:

Underlying values:
Contemporary governments are faced with new challenges emanating from a more sophisticated and diversified civil society, and citizens active in the public sphere demanding:

Target groups:
The target groups include:

Alumni:
The school will work closely with its alumni to promote its programs and to provide opportunities for its graduates.

Target Organizations:
With the changing boundaries of the public service, there are a large number of non-profit and private-sector organizations involved in public administration and governance; The Internet provides new opportunities for international education. The target organizations include:

Value for students:

Functions:
The School will be involved in different interrelated activities including:

Educational level and student type: Methods of program delivery: