Master in Public Administration (MPA) in Educational Administration (Distance Learning)








The Master in Educational Administration (MEA) aims at providing students with research and analysis skills and strengthening their composition and creativity abilities, while focusing on the vital importance of information and technology, and raising awareness on ethical, social, environmental and international issues affecting administrative decisions in educational environment. It also aims at providing high quality education to recipients who aspire to become “leaders” in this field and prepares students to assume ever increasing and complex responsibilities in this area.

The Programme is specially designed for:

  • Those who are already employed in the private or public sector of educational field and are interested in fast advancement.
  • Those who seek employment in formal and non-formal education.
  • Those interested in participating in the training staff selection procedures or selection of education officials.
  • Managers and employees in public or private schools and institutions, who are interested in the development of their organizations through their participation in European and international educational programs.


  • The international prestige and recognition of Neapolis University of Pafos.
  • Excellent academic staff with strong expertise in the taught subjects.
  • International collaborations with many Universities.
  • The flexibility of distance learning.
  • The use of advanced technology and resources.
  • The dynamic choice between synchronous and asynchronous distance education.
  • The adjustment of the MEA program to current educational market requirements and multiple educational environments.
  • Competitive tuition fees.


This is a distance learning Programme. For each module students are required to attend a 3-hour class and between four and six 2-hour on-line meetings with the tutor. During the semester, students should study the educational material provided following a specific timeline. For each module students are required to dedicate approximately 14 hours per week. Furthermore, for each module students must complete and submit two pieces of coursework. At the end of the semester students must take written exams either at Neapolis University in Cyprus or at local partner examination centers in Cyprus or Greece. In order for the student to succeed in a course he / she must achieve, in the written assignment as well as the final examination, a grade of at least 50/100. Students can retake an exam in case of fail. The final mark obtained for a module consists of the sum of the final written exam mark weighted by 0.7 and the average mark obtained from the two pieces of submitted coursework weighted by 0.3.


Semester 1

CodeCourse TitleCourse TypeECTS
DMPA 500Introduction to Public AdministrationCompulsory7,5
DMPA 510Public Sector Economics - Economic WelfareCompulsory7,5
DMPA 530Financial Resources Management in the Public SectorCompulsory7,5
DMPA 540Human Resources Management in the Public SectorCompulsory7,5

Semester 2

CodeCourse TitleCourse TypeECTS
DΜΡΑ525Educational LeadershipCompulsory7,5
DΜΡΑ604Communication and Collaboration in the School UnitCompulsory7,5
DΜΡΑ605Administration and School ManagementCompulsory7,5
DΜΡΑ606Curriculum Design and DevelopingCompulsory7,5

Semester 3 - Choice A

CodeCourse TitleCourse TypeECTS
DMPA590Research Methodology of Social SciencesCompulsory7,5

Semester 3 - Choice B

CodeCourse TitleCourse TypeECTS
DMPA590Research Methodology of Social SciencesCompulsory7,5
DMPA 520Leadership and Organisational behaviorElective7,5
DMPA 570Public Policy Planning: Evaluation and ImplementationElective7,5
DMPA 577Total Quality in EducationElective7,5
DMPA 579Consulting in EducationElective7,5


The minimum requirement for admission to the MEA Programme is an undergraduate degree from an accredited university plus very good knowledge for both Greek and English language.


The University reserves its right to define the electives offered on an academic year basis.


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Christos Christodoulou-Volos

Associate Professor of Economics and Finance

Head of the Department of Economics and Business

Dr. Christos N. Christodoulou-Volos is an Associate Professor of Economics and Finance and the Head of the Department of Economics and Business...

Anastasia Reppas

Professor of Educational Administration

Deputy Head of the Department of Economics and Business

Coordinator of the MPA: (Direction Educational Management)

Anastasia Athanasoula – Reppa is Professor of Educational Administration and Organizational Behavior at Neapolis University Pafos in Cyprus. She holds a PhD and Master’s degree from Panteion University...

Christos Papademetriou

Assistant Professor in Management - Human Resources Management

Coordinator of the Distance Master in Business Administration (DMBA)

Christos Papademetriou holds a doctorate (PhD) in Social Science from the University of Leicester, UK. The title of his thesis is “Investigating the Impact of Sequential Cross-Cultural Training on the Level of Sociocultural and Psychological Adjustment of Expatriate Mangers”...

Andreas Masouras

Assistant Professor in Communication and Marketing

Coordinator of the BSc Business Administration & Bachelor in Digital Business

Dr Andreas Masouras is Assistant Professor at Neapolis University in the fields of Marketing and Communication. He holds a PhD (Honors) from the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of the Peloponnese...

Nikolaos Apostolopoulos

Visiting Research Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Dr Nikolaos Apostolopoulos is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Neapolis University Pafos. He also acts as a Scientific Advisor at the Labour Institute (INE-GSEE)...

Charalampos Chrysomallidis

Lecturer in Public Policies

General Coordinator of the MPA

Charalampos Chrysomallidis is an Economist and Lecturer in Public Policies at the Neapolis University Pafos, holding a PhD in Political Science and European Studies from University of Athens...

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