38.04.04 state and municipal administration

mode of study: part-time

Length of study: 2 years 3 months.

Tuition: 52 000 rubles per year (tuition in 2018–2019).

Master’s degree programs:

  • System of state and municipal administration,
  • Management and economics in healthcare.

Documents confirming previous education:

  • Higher education degree and qualifications.

Submit documents:  15 May – 09 November, 2018.

Entrance examinations: test equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in the direction.

Dates of entrance examinations:

  • from 08 to 14 of September, 2018 (for budget-subsidized admission);
  • from September, 08 to November,16, 2018 (for fee-paying admission).

contact information

Degree-granting department: Department of State and Municipal Administration

Tel: (3852) 503-460

about the direction

Master’s programs "System of State and Municipal Management" and "Management and Economics of Healthcare" are implemented by the teaching staff of the Department of State and Municipal Administration and leading experts with many years of experience preparing students for professional activities in the field of state and municipal management.

The main types of professional activities of graduates are: organizational and managerial; project, and administrative and technological.

The master’s degree program provides training for masters with professional competencies in state and municipal management based on the introduction of scientific achievements into the educational process, as well as a combination of the best traditions of the Russian higher education with new requirements that are dictated by modern processes of informatization and digitalization of the state and municipal government.

The field of professional activity of graduates of the master's program includes state and municipal administration; administration in state and municipal institutions and enterprises; administration in the social sphere; and management in non-profit and other organizations.

The objects of professional activity of graduates of the master's program are the state authorities of the Russian Federation, state authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local governments, state and municipal enterprises and institutions, civil society institutions, public organizations, non-profit and commercial organizations, international organizations and international governing bodies, other organizations, units for relations with government and municipalities with the relevant bodies and citizens.

As part of the implementation of the educational program, an active research work is being carried out (R & D), the main areas of which are related to management, strategic planning and information and analytical support for the socio-economic and political development of the region. The problem of research meets the needs of the development and improvement of the system of state and municipal government of Russia.

about the educational program

Educational programs of the magistracy in the direction of “State and Municipal Administration” are intended for the methodological support of the educational process and imply the formation of general cultural and professional competencies in students in accordance with the requirements of the FSES of HE in this direction of Master's training.

In the field of education, the goal of the programs is the formation of civic patriotism of students, preparation of a well-rounded personality that meets the modern needs of social development. In the field of training, it is the achievement of a high educational level through the formation of an effective professionalism of the master, providing him or her with a high competitiveness in the labor market.

The programs are aimed at preparing masters, possessing not only theoretical knowledge, but also practical skills in the field of state and municipal administration; and focused on the study of conceptual changes in the system of state power and local self-government.

major disciplines

Basic part:

  • Theory and practice of modern state and municipal administration
  • State socio-economic policy
  • Legal basis of state civil and municipal service
  • Structure and mechanisms of management processes
  • Project management in public sector
  • System of executive authority in the Russian Federation
  • Municipal and local self-government
  • Public sector economics
  • Methodology of scientific research
  • Public procurement management

Variable part (program «System of state and municipal administration»)

  • Control and supervision in the system of state and municipal administration
  • Mechanism of interaction of civil society institutions with the state
  • Legal obligation and authority
  • Foreign experience of state civil service
  • Municipal and local self-government
  • Rulemaking in the Russian Federation
  • Document support of management and electronic document circulation
  • Automated systems of state and municipal government
  • State and municipal financial management
  • Modern budgetary policy of the Russian Federation
  • Regional Development Management
  • Public relations and media policy of authorities

Variable part (profile «Management and economy in healthcare»)

  • Regional health development strategies
  • Control and supervision in health care system
  • Protecting the rights of patients and health care personnel
  • State policy of social protection of persons with disabilities
  • Budgeting in healthcare
  • Quality management in healthcare
  • Document support of management and electronic document circulation in healthcare
  • Organizational and legal framework for combating corruption in the health care system
  • Information technology in health care management
  • Legal support of health care management
  • Investing activities in health care
  • Public-private partnership in healthcare
  • HR policy in the health care system

Career prospects

Today, the magistracy is the second level of a two-tier system of higher education, which graduates professionals with in-depth specialization who are capable of solving complex problems.

After graduating from the magistracy graduates can apply for leadership positions in the direction of "State and municipal administration". For further employment of graduate masters, there are cooperation agreements with state and local government bodies and large state organizations.

The main task of the magistracy is to prepare professionals for a successful career in international and Russian companies, as well as analytical, consulting, design and research activities.

Persons, who have successfully completed the magistracy and defended the graduate qualification work, are awarded with an academic qualification of master’s degree and receive a state-recognized master's diploma.

When studying for a master’s degree, a student acquires a number of advantages:

  • obtaining in-depth knowledge in the scientific field of interest;
  • experience in writing a graduation qualification policy (graduation project) helps with the future postgraduate and doctoral studies;
  • Master’s degree opens up greater opportunities for employment and higher wages.

Thus, business relations have been established with the RAI "Multifunctional Center for the Provision of State and Municipal Services of the Altai Territory", The Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being (Rospotrebnadzor)  in the Altai Territory; Finance, Tax and Credit Policy Committee of the City of Barnaul; Office of the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation in the Altai Territory; State Institution - Department of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation in the Altai Territory; Office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia in the Altai Territory; Altai Territory Administration for the Development of Entrepreneurship and Market Infrastructure; Altai Territorial Legislative Assembly, Territorial Fund for Mandatory Medical Insurance (TFOMS); the territorial body of the Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare (Roszdravnadzor) for the Altai Territory, the Ministry of Health of the Altai Territory, Office of the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technologies and Mass Communication (Roskomnadzor) for the Altai Territory and the Republic of Altai; the Administrations of Zheleznodorozhny, Centralny, Oktyabrsky, Leninsky and Industrial districts of Barnaul, and with many other organizations.