Thank you for your interest in a graduate degree from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI in the state's capital city. Our proximity to state, federal and local government, as well as corporations and nonprofit organizations, gives graduate students hands-on experience and many opportunities to network with professionals in your fields, starting with your fellow graduate students. And you'll study at one of the highest-ranked but lowest-cost graduate programs in the country!

Master’s degrees

Dual degrees

  • Master of Public Affairs/Doctor of Jurisprudence, the legal and managerial framework of public service, nonprofit and quasi-governmental agencies.
  • Master of Public Affairs/Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies, the history, culture and values of philanthropy, as well as the managerial framework of public service.

Graduate certificates

SPEA also offers graduate certificates in eight areas.

Let's talk!

Have questions about graduate school, financial aid, admission requirements, the GRE, IUPUI or SPEA? We're happy to answer them. We can give you a tour, and introduce you to current SPEA grad students and faculty members.

Visit us: Business/SPEA Building, 801 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, Room 4088
Call us: 317-274-4656
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