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Public Affairs

Indiana University South Bend

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
713 USD/credit
713 USD/credit
302 USD/credit
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About

The Department of Political Science administers the Master of Public Affairs (MPA) degree at Indiana University South Bend and three graduate-level certificates: public management, health systems management, and nonprofit management.

Overview

The Master of Public Affairs at Indiana University South Bend promotes a course of study that exposes students to the study of public policy and affairs that integrates professional management skills with the analysis of contemporary political, economic, and social issues. 

Learning outcomes

Understanding the political, economic, and social context in which public sector and nonprofit enterprises operate are emphasized in the program’s curriculum as well as a commitment to building management skills and applications to policy making. The MPA degree provides a foundation for equipping managers to excel in their jobs and to become leaders in their workplaces and communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Public Law 
  • Public Economics 
  • Civic Croups and Public Policy 
  • Resource Development for Nonprofit Organizations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students are admitted to the MPA and its certificate programs by the MPA Graduate Admissions Committee. Applicants to the program come from a variety of educational backgrounds, including social sciences, education, social work, and humanities. 
  • Applicants for the program must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited educational institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    713 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 713 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    713 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 713 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    302 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 302 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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