Accelerated Master's Program
On the Bloomington campus, the Accelerated Master’s Program (A.M.P.) is a competitive program for outstanding SPEA undergraduate students. Students may apply to the Master of Public Affairs (M.P.A.) or the Master of Science in Environmental Science (M.S.E.S.) programs early in their junior year.
Participation in this program allows the student to fulfill some graduate program requirements during the senior year. Graduate courses count for both graduate and undergraduate degree requirements. For additional information, students should contact the appropriate graduate program director.
For students who wish to enroll in the Accelerated Masters Program, the following are required:
- B.S.P.A. students should have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and B.S.E.S. students should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for the MSES program.
- Students accepted into the program may begin when they have earned 96 credit hours in the undergraduate degree program, including specified courses in the major.
- Students must have completed the undergraduate internship prior to starting the masters coursework and if an honors student, must have completed their honors thesis requirements.
- Before starting the graduate program, students must have satisfied all general education requirements for their bachelor’s degree.
On the Indianapolis campus the Accelerated Master’s Program (A.M.P.) is a competitive program for outstanding SPEA students. Students may apply to the Master of Public Affairs (M.P.A.) or the Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Public Safety (M.S.C.J.P.S.) programs early in their junior year.
Information on the Accelerated Master's Program can be found on the SPEA-IUPUI bulletin at http://bulletin.iupui.edu/.