Undergraduate program “Public Administration”

Form of study:



Almaty city, 1 micro-district, 81

Course duration:

4 years

Course fee:

900 000 Tenge, the possibility of obtaining grants and discounts

Language of study:

Kazakh, Russian and English, at the student’s choice

About the program

The undergraduate program for public administration is aimed at training high-class managers to work at all levels of civil service, in private companies and non-profit organizations. Graduates of the program are fluent not only in the field of management, but also in the methods of making managerial decisions both in conditions of stable development of the state and during crises.

The concept of training future civil servants helps to strengthen public consensus, the emergence of genuine citizenship and the prosperity of Kazakhstan through training, education and science.

Main purpose of the program

Preparation of undergraduates on the basis of relevant theoretical and practical knowledge, taking into account national and international standards and with the aim of providing them with an optimal set of competencies for practical activities in the field of state and local governance, as well as for the further development of an academic career.

Program mission

  • Production of an exclusive educational product that meets the needs of the most discerning customer;
  • Creation of the ideal conditions for the professional formation and development of each student;
  • Establishment of new political and administrative elite of the country

Program features

In comparison with other universities, we have undertaken increased obligations to reproduce highly qualified personnel for the needs of the state apparatus and its satellites. Brilliant world examples in the field of public administration, policy and affairs are incorporated and adapted by the program taking into account domestic realities.

Our program is distinguished by a balanced, balanced and coordinated discipline – a serious fundamental preparation in the field of social sciences and humanities is combined with a deep study of applied disciplines.

An important competitive advantage of the program is the unprecedented level of economic and mathematical training of students for GMU programs.

The practice-oriented and expert-analytical bias of the program is expressed by research seminars and design work.

What will I study?

You can find the curriculum of the educational program here.

Where will I work?

  • State bodies and local governments;
  • Budgetary institutions;
  • Research institutes and think tanks;
  • Commercial organizations;
  • Non-profit organizations;

In addition, after completing undergraduate program, you can continue to study on one of our Master’s programs. All prospective students have equal opportunities to enroll to Master’s program and all applicants pass exams on a common basis, however, our students have an advantage based on their educational background, which allows them to successfully pass entry examinations and continue their graduate studies.

What tasks can I solve?

As a public servant:

  • To develop and participate in the implementation of development projects;
  • To develop administrative regulations, performance indicators of ministries and departments;
  • To accompany the activities of coordinating, deliberative and advisory bodies under the President, the Government, and executive authorities;
  • Prepare draft official conclusions, reviews and financial and economic justifications for draft legislative and other regulatory legal acts.
  • Involve NGOs in solving pressing social problems and assist them in this activity, based on the best domestic and foreign practices.
  • Carry out financial analysis of projects;
  • Manage the process of redistribution of financial resources between various entities of the financial system and within them, carry out activities to attract and efficiently use financial resources;
  • Conduct an assessment (audit) of financial condition; ensure procurement activities.