Indiana State University

210 N 7th St, Terre Haute, IN 47809

Master of Public Administration

Program Details

Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana offers a Master of Public Administration degree for interested students. Participants must complete a total of 36-39 credit hours. The number of credits needed is dependent upon if the student needs an internship. Students without previous public or non-profit experience must have a 3-credit internship. The program may be completed in 2 years as a full-time student. Some students finish the program within three years. Part-time study is available as well; however, students must finish the program within 7 years. This degree may be ideal for professionals working in public or non-profit organizations.

All of the core courses and capstone are taught by the political science faculty. There are elective concentrations available in the following areas: criminology/criminal justice, human resource development, and public health. The program is a member of the NASPAA, the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

The core curriculum is composed of 21 credits. The required courses for the core curriculum are as follows: Proseminar in Public Administration, Organization Behavior in Public Agencies, and Public Personnel Administration, among others. Electives compose 12 credits of the curriculum, and 3 credits are dedicated to the capstone project.

Program Overview:

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    100% Online
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    Per Semester Credit
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    Online Education Delivery Fee per Course: $50

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  • International Students Accepted:
    Maybe - Contact School
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Must hold a bachelor's degree in any academic field from an accredited university. Have earned a minimum GPA of 2.75. Administrative or managerial experience in either the public or nonprofit sector. Official transcripts. Three letters of reference. Statement of purpose.


Students must be residing in either the United States or Canada, with the exception of U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission



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