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ADMISSION TO A MASTERS’ DEGREE IN PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT

ADMISSION TO A MASTERS’ DEGREE IN PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT

 

The Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA) announces admission to a Masters’ Degree in Public Sector Management (M.PSM) at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), beginning January 2016.  The Program is an innovative one-year Master’s Degree scholarship for Anglophone West Africa, sponsored by the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF).

 

Admission Requirements:

Applicant MUST:

·         Be a Liberian middle-to-senior level professional, officer and manager from the Public Sector between the ages 30 – 45 (for male), or 30 – 50 (for female);

·         Possess a university degree with a minimum of “B” average or 3.0 GPA;

·         Have had not less than four (4) years of post-college work experience in the Public Sector;

·         Have competency in at least the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications;

·         Present a plan specifying how the newly acquired skills and knowledge will be applied in solving problems at the work place; and,

·         Possess leadership potential evidenced by current employment status.

 

Application Procedures:

·         Application form must be purchased with a non-refundable fee of Fifty United States Dollars (U$50.00) from the Institute’s Finance Office, North Gibson Street, Mamba Point, Monrovia.

·         Completed application form, with copy of payment receipt, must be returned in a sealed A-4 brown envelop, addressed to “The Country Coordinator, PSMTP-Liberia”,  through the office of the Institute’s Academic Registry, no later than Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 3:30pm.

·         A notarized copy of university degree, original (sealed) transcript, and two (2) endorsed recent passport size photographs must accompany each application.

 

The selection process is competitive and will be solely based on merit; thus, only applicants who meet the admission requirements above will be short-listed and called for interview.  

 

Additional Information:

Provision has been made to admit candidates who may not be successful for the scholarship on fee-paying status from both the public and private sector organizations. The tuition for fee-paying candidates is $8,650.00. In addition to all other academic and procedural requirements, a fee-paying applicant must have had at least two (2) years of post-college work experience.

 

For further information, you can contact:

                                                            The Country Coordinator, PSMTP-Liberia

                                                            Office of the Academic Registry, LIPA

                                                            North Gibson Street, Mamba Point, Monrovia.

Tel: (+231)886-424-836

Email: dkirleeswen@yahoo.com.                                  (Please click here to get PDF version)