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SPEA’s Masters Program Office (MPO) staff is prepared is guide and support you through our application and admissions processes. The application links to the right also provide a variety of relevant information. Please refer to this page as a resource for navigation purposes.

Fall Deadlines

International Admission Extended: February 1
Domestic Priority Deadline: February 1
Domestic Fall Admission: May 1

Application Process

After submitting your online application, you will be able to monitor the status of your application through SPEA’s self-service portal. Please retain the email you will receive following submission to monitor the status of your application materials.

Please refer to the appropriate checklist below to learn about application requirements:

We encourage you to review the following guidelines to assist you through the admissions process:

  • Contacting Faculty: As a professional degree program, SPEA does not require you to identify a faculty member to align with in advance of the application process. In fact, we prefer that you work with the Masters Program Office (MPO) to complete the application process. We are happy to assist you in arranging a visit to SPEA, so you need not contact faculty on your own.
  • School Visits and Interviews: SPEA does not require a formal interview as part of the admission process; however, a campus visit is strongly encouraged. Appointments with faculty, staff, current students and class visits can be scheduled. Please request a visit and allow at least one week's advance notice for us to personalize your visit day.
  • Prerequisites: Review the prerequisites for our MPA and MSES programs.
  • Application FAQs: Our Frequently Asked Questions offer additional information about average test scores and processes.

SPEA maintains a commitment to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination.

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Email:    |            Phone: 812.855.2840

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