National Institute of Development Administration

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National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA)
สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์
Motto WISDOM for Change
Established 1 April 1966 (1966-04-01)
Type Public
President Assoc.Dr.Pradit Wannarat
Postgraduates 8,298 (2009 academic year)
Location Bangkok, Thailand
Campus Bangkapi
Colours Yellow
Website www.nida.ac.th (www.nida.ac.th)

National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) (Thai: สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์) is a public graduate university in Thailand under the Commission on Higher Education, the Ministry of Education. NIDA has 10 graduate schools aimed to serve economics and social development. One of the founding school, NIDA Business School, was the first graduate school in Thailand that offers an MBA program in Thailand. NIDA Business School received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in November 2012.[1]

In order to bring world class instruction, the International College of NIDA (ICO NIDA) conducts all classes in the English language.

History of the Institute[edit]

NIDA was founded on April 1, 1966 from His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej inspiration with initial assistance from the Department of Technical and Economic Cooperation, the Ford Foundation, and the Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA).[2]

At the beginning, NIDA was an autonomous institute affiliated with Thammasat University which ran its own activities and managed its own budget. Later on, a merging of the School of Public Administration from Thammasat University, part of the training work from the National Economic and Social Development Board, and part of the training and teaching work from the National Statistical Office, became a full university as at present.

Schools, Colleges, and Centers[edit]

NIDA has 10 graduate schools, 1 International College, and 5 centers

  • Graduate School of Applied Statistics
  • Graduate School of Business Administration or NIDA Business School
  • Graduate School of Communication Arts and Management Innovation
  • Graduate School of Development Economics
  • Graduate School of Human Resource Development
  • Graduate School of Language and Communication
  • Graduate School of Law
  • Graduate School of Public Administration
  • Graduate School of Social and Environmental Development
  • Graduate School of Tourism Management
  • International College of NIDA (ICO NIDA)
  • Information Technology Center (Former name " Information Systems Education Center")
  • Library and Information Center
  • NIDA Training Center
  • NIDA Research Center
  • NIDA Consulting Center

Academic Support Service Center[edit]

NIDA has 3 academic support service centers

  • Center for Sufficiency Economy
  • Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society
  • Center for Business Innovation

Degree programs[edit]

NIDA offers the following master's and doctoral programs.

Master’s programs[edit]

English/International Programs[edit]

  • Master of Business Administration (English Program)
  • Master of Business Administration (International Program)
  • Master of Science in Financial Investment and Risk Management (International Program)
  • Master of Arts in Language and Communication (English Program)
  • Master of Management (MM) (International Program by International College of NIDA)
International Business Management
Marketing Management
Financial Management
Entrepreneurship Management
Public Policy Management
Nonprofit Management
Human Capital Management
E-Business Management
AEC-Business Management
Managerial Accounting

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Thai Programs[edit]

  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Public and Private Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Economics in Development Economics
  • Master of Economics in Business Economics
  • Master of Economics in Executive Economics
  • Master of Economics in Financial Economics
  • Master of Science in Applied Statistics
  • Master of Science in Statistics
  • Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Master of Science in Software Engineering
  • Master of Science in Insurance, Actuarial Science and Risk Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology and Management
  • Master of Science in Logistics Management
  • Master of Science in Environmental Management
  • Master of Science in Human Resource and Organization Development
  • Master of Science in Administration Technology
  • Master of Laws
  • Master of Arts in Social Development
  • Master of Arts in Applied Communication
  • Master of Arts in Law and Management
  • Master of Arts in Integrated Tourism Management

Doctoral programs[edit]

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Development Administration (International Program)
  • Doctor of Public Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Finance (International Program)
  • The Joint Doctoral Program in Business Administration (English Program)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (International Program)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics (English Program)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Information Systems (International Program)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Population and Development
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Social Development and Environmental Management
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Language and Communication
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management (International Program by International College of NIDA)

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable Professors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.aacsb.net
  2. ^ http://www.nida.ac.th
  3. ^ http://www.ico.nida.ac.th/

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 13°46′11″N 100°39′09″E / 13.769621°N 100.652622°E / 13.769621; 100.652622