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Mzumbe University is a Public University which operates under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. The University was established by the Mzumbe University Charter 2007 made under section 25 of the Universities Act. No. 7 of 2005 which repealed the Mzumbe University Act No. 21 of 2001. Mzumbe University’s predecessor, the Institute of Development Management, established in 1972 to train skilled human resources for middle cadre officers. Currently, the University has three campuses: Main Campus at Morogoro; Dar es Salaam Campus College and Mbeya Campus College. Mzumbe University has built a reputation as a competent training hub in management sciences and has maintained a good track record in imparting soft skills for managers and leaders in the Tanzanian Public Service and private sector.

The School of Public Administration and Management has come as a necessary process of evolution and transformation of the former Faculty of Public Administration and Management established in 2004 to take over the functions of the former Institute of Public Administration. The institute has long roots tracing back to the Centre for Local Government Training in 1953 grown significantly to the School of Public Administration and Management in 2011.
The school is made up of three departments of Public Service and Human Resources Management (PS&HRM), Health Systems Management, and Local Government management. The school offer training in the areas of Public Administration, Human Resources, Health Systems, Monitoring and evaluation and Local Government from certificate to doctorate level. The school has two centres (1) the Center for Policy and Leadership; and (2) the Centre of Excellence in Health Monitoring and Evaluation ( The school host two journals: ‘East African Journal of Applied Health Monitoring and Evaluation (EAJAHME) ( and the Journal of Policy and Leadership (

Our Vision

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To become a fully established university advisory and regulatory organ on all matters that affect the quality of teaching and learning processes.

Our Mission

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To promote and enhance the quality of university services through cooperation with staff and students as they interact with one another for the advancement of teaching, learning, research and community services.


For more infomation contact
The Dean,
School of Public Administration and Management,
P.O.Box 1,
Mzumbe, Morogoro.
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