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Certificate Programs

Admission Eligibility

For most programs, applicants with bachelor’s degrees in any field from an accredited institution are eligible to apply for admission to the graduate programs of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.


An online application and information can be found at or obtained from the Graduate Program Office. Students should apply to the SPEA admissions office on the IUPUI campus.

Application Deadlines

Applicants should apply to a degree or certificate program and request financial assistance as early as possible before the desired semester of enrollment. All application forms must be completed and received by the SPEA Graduate Admissions Office at IUPUI before May 15 to attend the fall semester, before September 15 to attend the spring semester, and by March 15 to attend the summer sessions.

International application deadlines for the Master of Public Affairs are February 1 to attend the fall semester and September 15 to attend the spring semester.

To receive priority attention for financial aid for the fall semester, send all Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) and renewal forms to the Office of Student Financial Aid Services by February 1.

Application Fee

Students must pay a nonrefundable application fee.

Academic Bulletins

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