The Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) is a two-year part-time post graduate degree delivered by the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) and participating universities.
The degree combines intensive residential blocks with core and elective modules focused on:
- Delivering public value
- Government in a market economy
- Designing public policies and programs
- Decision-making under uncertainty
- Managing public sector organisations
- Governing by the rules
- Leading public sector change
- Work-based project
- Public financial management.
All program information and dates are available on the ANZSOG EMPA webpage.
To be eligible to apply for the EMPA you must
- be currently employed in a substantive ongoing role
- hold at least an undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised university
- have at least 5 years of management experience, and
- have a substantive role at Clerk Grade 11/12, senior executive Band 1, or senior executive Band 2 (or equivalent).
How to apply
For more information on your agency program management process, please contact your Human Resources team.
Nominations have closed for the EMPA 2021.
The EMPA program is co-funded by the Public Service Commission and the participant’s department/agency for those completing their second year or starting their first year in 2021.
The move to a full fee-for-service program by 2022, as endorsed by the Secretaries Board in 2017, means that departments and agencies must fully fund the second year of the 2021 participant intake.