SPEA IUPUI Blog
People probably ask you, ‘Why are you majoring in this? Why aren’t you in STEM?’ Well, what you’re doing is making the world, your communities, your cities, your counties, better places.Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush
Prepare to lead the organizations that:
Make and enforce laws
Reduce, control, and prevent crime through police, courts, and correctional agencies.
Shape public policy
Develop future policies for any arena, from sustainable energy to health care to minimum wage laws.
Keep our nation safe
Protect vital U.S. interests, oversee our country’s physical and economic security, and guard against terrorist threats.
Protect the planet
Improve and regulate air quality, water supply, waste management, energy, and natural resources.
Reduce disaster impact
Help communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies, disasters, and major catastrophic events.
Support fellow citizens
Feed families, provide shelter to the homeless, advise and support nonprofit organizations.