Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta (UMJ) will soon establish a Doctorate Program of Public Administration. The field evaluation and establishment proposal were conducted on Wednesday (18/05) in Kasman Singodimejo Hall, the Faculty of Social and Political Science (FISIP), UMJ. It was implemented through the visitation from Higher Education Service Institute (LLDikti) Regional III, the Ministry of Higher Education, and assessors. The Rector of UMJ and several leaders, the Deans, and academic civitas in UMJ warmly welcomed the assessors.
FISIP UMJ currently has four Bachelor’s programs and three Master’s programs. The Bachelor’s degree includes Social Welfare, Politics, and Public Administration Science. Meanwhile, the Master’s programs comprise Communication, Politics, and Public Administration Science. In the last two years, the academic civitas of UMJ was focused on proposing the Doctorate Program in Public Administration.
In his remarks, the UMJ Rector, Dr. Ma’mun Murod, M.Si mentioned FISIP as the oldest faculty in UM Jakarta. “FISIP is the oldest faculty that has four Bachelor’s degrees and three Master’s degrees. InsyaAllah, we pray for the Doctorate program in Public Administration to receive its operational permit. I hope an improvement program will be born, namely the Public Administration program,” he said, as reported on the UMJ site.
The Coordinator for Institutional Affairs of LLDikti Regional III, Tri Munanto fully supported the establishment. According to him, the establishment proposal of Public Administration has been accepted by LLDikti in the last 2021, and they directly recommended the establishment. “We fully supported this program establishment,” he said.
The visitation also became the advanced stage after the first stage, the supporting materials of the program establishment. The three assessors that visited UM Jakarta comprised Prof. Dr. H. Joni Emirzon, S.H., M.Hum; Prof. Dr. Ir., Euphrasia Susy Suhendra, MS; and Prof. Dr. Yulianto, M.S. continued to evaluate the curriculum, educational personnel, and facilities.