38.04.04 Public and municipal administration

Students receive theoretical instruction and practical training in management theory and acquire the professional and administrative skills required to plan and coordinate the activities of government and municipal institutions and enterprises, to lead teams, and to participate in the adoption of innovative information and communication systems and technologies by state and municipal institutions and enterprises.
Level of education:
Master’s degree
Form of training:
Full-time (daytime)
Place of training:
Moscow
Entrance examination:
— Theory of management, economics and law
Profiles and specializations:
Information technology in public administration
A student who has completed this Master’s program is prepared to deal with the various professional duties of a civil servant, including the development of feasibility studies and assessments of IT projects’ likely efficiency for government needs.
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • civil servant
  • systems analyst
  • information systems specialist
  • IT project manager
Specialized disciplines
  • Information strategy of an organization
  • Information and analytical technologies in state and municipal administration
  • Information law
  • Mathematical methods of information system modeling
  • Software reliability and testing
  • Information system efficiency assessment
  • Planning and supervision in information system development
  • Balanced scorecard system
  • Public and municipal procurement system
  • Systems approach to information system design
  • Theory and mechanisms of public administration
  • Mass-service systems theory
  • Tools to assess the efficiency of government authorities
  • Project risk management
  • Digital economy
Graduating department:
Department of Information Technologies in Public Administration