Master of Public Administration
Indiana Wesleyan University

Program Details

The online Master of Public Administration emphasizes social responsibility and civic engagement, equipping students to confront challenges effectively and compassionately using ethical and efficient policy analysis and decision making.  Courses build knowledge and understanding of public service and the effective management of public organizations, preparing students for roles in leadership and management and to serve the public good.  Graduates find careers in government conducting policy research, evaluating or implementing public policy, drafting legislation, and advocating for public services.  Others find careers in organizations that intersect with government at some level, such as nonprofits, private sector companies, and universities.


  • A baccalaureate or master's degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body or by the Association for Biblical Higher Education, verified on official transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution at which a minimum of 30 credit hours was completed. If an applicant's GPA is below 2.5, the student may be admitted on a probationary basis, as established by the guidelines of the college.

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission