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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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 EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent