The Professional Master´s in Public Administration (MAP) is offered in two modalities: regular and intensive. The defense of the Final Paper is a requirement for both modalities.
How does it work?
Face-to-face classes: quarterly.
Total duration of the program: 22 months.
Face-to-face classes: 12 weeks (total);
Interval between face-to-face meetings: approximately six weeks;
Total duration of the course: 22 months;
Frequency and hours
All students must take two courses (per academic quarter, in the regular modality, and per week, in the intensive modality).
In the regular modality, students attend classes twice a week. In the intensive modality, students attend classes from Monday to Friday in the morning and afternoon.
In the intensive modality, one course is attended on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, while the other is taken on Thursday and Friday.
Area of occupation
The Professional Master´s in Public Administration (MAP) is a prestigious program with the best faculty in the country and prepares professionals to work in different areas of the Brazilian and international public sectors. The program also opens doors to jobs in consulting firms and to academic careers.
Professionals with a master’s degree from MAP can work in different areas, such as direct and indirect public administration, regulatory agencies, the nonprofit sector, social entrepreneurship, and international relations.
Master’s Degree in Public Administration
Head of the Professional Master's in Public Administration (MAP)
MAP’s professors stand out for their academic quality and are among the best in the country. They all hold PhDs obtained in prestigious institutions, actively participate in internationally recognized conferences and research projects, and publish technical and scientific research in leading journals worldwide.
Student Research Incentive
Research is a fundamental and challenging part of the master’s degree. Therefore, MAP stimulates students to be critical thinkers, motivating them to engage in collaboration activities with partner teaching and research institutions, publish their research, and participate in congresses worldwide.
FGV EBAPE offers complete and up-to-date databases. It is an outstanding collection in Brazil, and students can access extensive databases and indexes at the school’s premises or online.
Students and professors can access content and case studies from the Harvard Business School (HBS). They have the right to a digital subscription to the Financial Times (FT) platform, with access to the research area and complete content on business, careers, news, and sustainability.
“The Professional Master’s Program in Public Administration at FGV EBAPE offered a broader and deeper view of the Brazilian state, which was fundamental in my approval to be a Substitute Councilor.”
“The master’s program at FGV EBAPE was extremely and profoundly applicable in my career since I was able to take the discussions related to our Federal Institution of Higher Education and acquire relevant knowledge to bring them to my institution.”
“Having a master’s degree from FGV EBAPE was very important to increase my technical competence in my area of expertise, and it stimulated me to produce knowledge about public policies and management. The school’s excellent faculty and recognized tradition and academic quality were decisive for me to choose the master’s degree at FGV EBAPE.”
“For a public manager like me, who makes decisions that directly affect the lives of citizens, MAP develops the ability to design and implement public policies and public administration governance. Through it, I had the opportunity to tutor undergraduates from FGV EBAPE, gain valuable teaching experience, and participate in the international exchange. The networking opportunities allowed interaction with managers from various government bodies and agencies.”
Julio Cesar Urdangarin
“Participating in MAP was a significant experience for improving my professional qualification, serving as a foundation for the development of the attributions in the career of Specialist in Public Policies and Government Management, in addition to expanding the theoretical and practical knowledge resulting from the high-level design of the courses and faculty. There was also the possibility of exchanging experiences with colleagues from the master’s degree who work in the most diverse areas of government and the private sector, which further enhances the FGV master’s program.”
Lenise Barcellos de Mello Secchin
“Through MAP, I had access to an essential theoretical tool for understanding the challenges I face on a daily basis in the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of public policies. This privileged contact with cutting-edge scientific production, the exchange of experiences with colleagues and professors, and the analysis of countless real cases were – and continue to be – fundamental for my personal development and for the quality of the tasks I perform in my professional life.”
Alexandre Sérgio Vieira
“MAP is a master’s degree aimed at the elaboration and execution of public policies, which is directly related to the functions I perform at Seplag, where I coordinate five areas of action in the state: budget, planning, human resources, logistics resources, and real estate. It was important for my professional career because it provided a space for reflection on public administration in Brazil and internationally."
Cláudia Uchôa Cavalcanti
“MAP has a range of courses and a faculty of excellence, attracting professionals from different niches of direct and indirect public administration, from different states of Brazil, further enriching the debate on public policies in an environment of great heterogeneity. The national and international theoretical content, combined with the diversity of experiences provided by students and professors, substantially expanded my perception of the management and execution of adequate policies for the public cultural sector in Rio de Janeiro.”
Felipe Caldeira Marron
Four International Accreditations
FGV EBAPE is a well-known and reputed School, recognized by leading international accreditation institutions for its outstanding programs, faculty, and syllabus: