Master of Public Affairs (IU Bloomington)
Indiana University Online

Program Details

The online Master of Public Affairs prepares students for both a management career in public service and to analyze and evaluate information to solve policy problems, combining the study of a vast range of policies, projects, and principles aimed at resolving important societal problems into a very versatile and marketable degree.  Courses include public management, statistical analysis, public management economics, law and public affairs, and public finance and budgeting.  Graduates are prepared for careers in nonprofit management, policy analysis, public management, and more.

Students enrolled in IU Online will discover a virtual learning environment that closely mirrors the on-campus classroom.

  • Network with peers and engage with faculty. 
  • Benefit from academic and support services.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Indiana University Online is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample