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Public Affairs

Indiana University Northwest

24 months
734 USD/credit 17616 USD/year
734 USD/credit 17616 USD/year
311 USD/credit 7464 USD/year
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Public Affairs from Indiana University Northwest aims to sustain a diverse, collaborative community of learning that provides professional education to develop ethical, motivated, and effective leaders and to impact our changing region, nation, and world through community engagement and research.


Public Affairs from Indiana University Northwest focuses primarily in the areas of criminal justice, health services administration, human services administration, and public management.

Graduates with Public Affairs from Indiana University Northwest will be capable of:

  • professionals capable of intelligent, 
  • creative analysis and communication, 
  • action in public service organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Tools for Public Affairs
  • Public Management
  • Statistical Analysis for Policy and Management
  • Public Management Economics
  • Law and Public Affairs
  • Public Finance and Budgeting
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Services Administration
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Public Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Official copy of transcripts from all schools attended for undergraduate degree. 
  • GRE Scores
  • All applicants applying for the MPA program, who have less than a 3.0 grade point average in their undergraduate coursework, must take the GRE. 
  • Writing Sample
  • A copy of any undergraduate research paper (does not have to be a graded paper).
  • A copy of a report written in a professional setting.
  • A 500-800 word paper on any issue you consider of importance today for public administrators, nonprofit leaders, or public policy analysts.
  • Copy of your Résumé
  • Letter of Intent
  • Three Letters of Reference
  • Application for Admission
  • Nonrefundable $65 application fee
  • English Proficiency ( If not from a country IU Northwest considers English as a native language)
  • Immigration Documentation
  • Financial Support Documentation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 734 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 734 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 311 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Gary

956 - 1547 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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