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Public Affairs, M.A.

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, PA,
We assume that you seek a degree that would facilitate entrance into, or promotion within, the public or private sector. It is also viewed primarily as a terminal degree. After completion, graduates possess the needed background and skills to assume positions as public administrators at local, state, national, and international levels.


Your IUP interdisciplinary graduate degree in public affairs will differentiate you as a critical thinker and skilled analyst of political trends and management techniques. The broad base of knowledge that you acquire will give you an advantage as you seek employment in government, education, business, or interest groups.

Programme Structure

These courses include:
  • Criminal justice administration
  • Planning and regional development
  • Human services administration
  • Human resources management
  • Local government management

            Detailed Programme Facts

            • Programme intensity Full-time
            • Languages
              • English
            • Delivery mode
              On Campus

            English Language Requirements

            This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

            General Requirements

            Please follow the following steps to submit your online application to IUP:

            • Apply online using your Admissions Profile.   
              Note: After creating your profile, you can view the current status of the items needed to complete your application.

            • Submit your nonrefundable $50 application fee (via the IUP Marketplace).

            • Request official transcripts from every college or university attended, including institutions from which a degree was not earned

            • Write and upload a goal statement

            • Request two letters of recommendation* using the online request form available on your Admissions Profile. 

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              725 USD/credit
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of .
            • National

              483 USD/credit
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 483 USD per credit and a duration of .
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

            Living costs for Indiana

            • 1000 - 1500 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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