Mid-Semester Exam Schedule (UTS) Odd T.A. 2020/2021 Master of Public Administration Study Program

InfoMAPUMA – The following is the schedule for the Mid-Semester Examination (UTS) Odd T.A. 2020/2021 Master of Public Administration Study Program, Postgraduate Program at the University of Medan Area.


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Postgraduate Program Holds Workshop on Internal Quality Assurance System (SPMI)

The Medan Area University Postgraduate Program (PPS UMA) held a Workshop on the Internal Quality Assurance System Document Preparation (SPMI) which was held at the Postgraduate Program Campus of the University of Medan Area Jalan Setia Budi No. 79B Medan, 15-16 September 2020.

Present at the activity, the Chancellor of UMA Prof. Dr. Dadan Ramdan, M.Eng., M.Sc who is also a Central SPMI Facilitator, Director of PPS UMA Prof. Dr. Ir. Retna Astuti K., M.S who is also the facilitator of SPMI LLDIKTI Region I and Chalis Fajri Hasibuan, S.T., M.Sc who is the Head of the SPMI UMA Section.


The event, which was attended by all PPS UMA functionaries, was opened directly by the Chancellor who in his presentation explained the national policy of the higher education quality assurance system followed by the Director of PPS UMA who explained about the SPMI Medan Area University policy. The activity on September 15 was closed with a presentation on the theory of making SPMI documents (PPEPP) presented by Chalis Fajri Hasibuan, S.T., M.Sc.

The next day the event continued with the practice of making SPMI documents for study programs based on Permendikbud No. 3 of 2020, APS 9 Criteria, and a Chancellor’s Decree which was guided directly by the rof. Dr. Ir. Retna Astuti K., M.S and Chalis Fajri Hasibuan, S.T., M.Sc. The output or purpose of this activity is that the study program is able to compile SPMI documents of study programs that go beyond SN Dikti.

Online Graduation of Bachelors and Masters Program Period I of Medan Area University in 2020

Medan Area University held an Online Graduation Ceremony for Period I Bachelor and Master Program 2020 on Saturday 15 August 2020 at the Campus I Library Building, Medan Area University Jl. Pool No. 1 Medan Estate, Zoom Application and Youtube Live Streaming of Medan Area University.

On this occasion, the Chancellor of UMA Prof. Dr. Dadan Ramdan, M.Eng M.Sc said in his speech that in this period the University of Medan Area graduated undergraduate and master students from 20 study programs totaling 457 graduates, consisting of 442 undergraduate graduates and 15 master programs. The graduates came from 7 faculties, namely Engineering, Agriculture, Economics and Business, Law, Social and Political Sciences, Psychology, Biology and 4 Masters in Psychology, Masters in Agribusiness, Masters in Public Administration and Masters in Law.

This graduation with the theme “In Facing the Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the Digital Economy, UMA Continues to Improve Digital-Based Academic Administration Services to Support the Quality of Education so as to Produce Innovative, Character, Professional and Independent Graduates”. As a form of implementation that high knowledge must be followed by noble ethics and morals. Alumni are expected to be able to think innovatively, have noble character, be independent, and make all their activities as worship to Allah Subhanahu Wataala / God Almighty.

“For 37 years, UMA has shown great commitment in improving the quality of human resources in Indonesia, especially in North Sumatra. UMA is in the top 2 out of 263 private universities in Region I Higher Education Service Institutions ”. said the Chancellor of UMA.

Since 2015, UMA has achieved a B rank for Higher Education Accreditation. In addition, UMA has five accredited A-rank study programs, namely Management Study Program, Agribusiness, Public Administration Science, Communication Studies, and Masters in Agribusiness. UMA is the only private university in North Sumatra that has a Doctoral Program in Agricultural Sciences, which this year has begun admitting its new students. UMA is also recognized as one of the tertiary institutions that received the University of Indonesia’s version of the Green Metric certificate at the 17th National Level.

“The Covid-19 pandemic that has hit us since mid-March 2020 has caused the Medan Area University to carry out an online teaching and learning process. UMA has distributed an Internet quota of 15 GB for students every month until July 2020 to support online PBM. This quota assistance is the largest assistance provided by universities in North Sumatra. This is a form of UMA’s concern and responsibility to improve the quality of PBM during a pandemic. said the Chancellor of UMA.

On this occasion there was also a speech from the Head of the Haji Education Foundation, Agus Salim, Mr. Drs. H.M. Erwin Siregar MBA said congratulations to Medan Area University students who graduated today, hopefully Medan Area University will progress and become the best private university, especially in North Sumatra, thanks to the Governor of North Sumatra, Mr. Edy Rahmayadi for his attention.

As for the remarks from the Governor of North Sumatra, Mr. Edy Rahmayadi, he hoped that the alumni of the Medan Area University who were inaugurated today will become innovative, personable and independent intellectuals and can contribute to the development and progress of the province of North Sumatra.

Head of LLDIKTI Region I Prof. Dr. Dian Armanto M.Pd., MA., M.Sc., Ph.d. said congratulations to the online graduation of the Medan Area University bachelor and master program period I in 2020, in the situation of the Covid 19 pandemic, it is not permissible to crowd or even hold a graduation properly. This time with a very short meeting at each college that this online graduation is legal or can be done in accordance with statutory regulations, I feel proud of the Medan Area University, the students are still enthusiastic even though during the Covid 19 pandemic, hopefully we are all in good health, and I am also proud Medan Area University has opened a Doctor program and is the only private university to open a doctoral program in North Sumatra and has opened this year, “said Prof. Dian.

On the sidelines of graduation, the Chancellor accompanied by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs gave awards to outstanding students by the University of Medan Area. Hopefully there will be more achievements achieved by Medan Area University students.

Hopefully this graduation will be a good momentum to achieve success in the future. Hopefully this success will be a great start and extraordinary enthusiasm so as to be able to increase your achievements, and in the end be able to make you a part of the Indonesian society who has a personality, is innovative, and independent and is able to play an active role in development in Indonesia.

Watch the online Graduation process for the 2020 Medan Area University Bachelors and Masters Programs on Youtube Chanel, Medan Area University. (uma.ac.id)

The Best Graduates of the Medan Area University Program Period I 2020

Period I Graduates of the Medan Area University Postgraduate Program in 2020


The Medan Area University (UMA) academic community slaughtered 15 cattle and 15 goats after the Eid al-Adha Prayer 1441 Hijriah, Friday (31/07/2020) at the At Taqwa Mosque, Campus I UMA Jalan Kolam Medan Estate.

This activity was supported by the Head of the Haji Education Foundation Agus Salim (YPHAS) Drs M Erwin Siregar MBA and the Chancellor of UMA Prof. Dr. Dadan Ramdan MEng MSc and his staff.

Chairman of the BKM Masjid At Taqwa UMA Campus, Dr Hasrat Efendi Samosir MA, told the media after the Id prayer that he appeared as the preacher, Dr. Hasanuddin MAg and the imam, Al Hafiz M Nazri.

Regarding the sacrificial animals that were slaughtered, they came from the UMA extended family and the YPHAS. The implementation of the Id prayer and slaughter of sacrificial animals according to health protocols, by providing masks and hand sanitizers.

“750 packages of qurbani meat were distributed to the victims, the internal UMA family and the community around the campus,” said Hasrat, adding that the sacrifice had benefits and lessons. Among other things, as a form of obedience to Allah SWT’s orders, then as an attitude to imitate the sacrifice of the family of Prophet Ibrahim AS.

In addition, as proof of love for Allah above all else, and as a form of social piety to share with others, especially to the duafa who are affected by the corona virus pandemic or Covid-19. “And the sacrifice is also a sign of gratitude to Allah for the abundance of sustenance He has given,” said the UMA lecturer.

Meanwhile, the Chancellor of UMA Prof. Dadan Ramdan gave his appreciation to BKM Masjid At Taqwa and the sacrificial committee for adhering to health protocols during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially distributing masks to congregants who were about to perform Eid prayers, were obliged to wash their hands (hand sanitizer) and keep their distance. (social distancing).

“This year’s Eid prayer is different from last year because in the Covid-19 pandemic this has become a lesson for UMA. With the motto of kinship, the UMA family realizes that those who have more sustenance will share with the less fortunate people in sacrificing, ”he said.

Furthermore, UMA has an immortality in the form of akhlakul karimah given in the form of sacrificial worship with great affection. Therefore, the committee helps each other in distributing the sacrifices which is the motto of this personality.

“This momentum is used to keep the UMA campus from being affected by a pandemic caused by a contagious and dangerous virus and we hope this campus is safe from Corona,” he pleaded.

Meanwhile, the preacher, Dr. Hasanuddin MAg, in his sermon said that the pilgrimage that is carried out has a direct relationship with the Creator of Alah Swt, while the sacrifice is related to humans and the Creator. “One of the sacrificial services is to increase devotion to Allah SWT,” he said.

Hasanuddin hopes that the spirit of sacrifice will continue to be improved, especially during the Covid-19 epidemic, the community experienced financial difficulties, many employees were laid off (layoffs), reduced purchasing power and traders suffered losses and worries about Corona transmission.