The Accelerated Masters Program is a competitive program for outstanding SPEA undergraduate students. Students may apply to the Master of Public Affairs (MPA) or the Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Public Safety (MSCJPS) early in their junior year.
Participation in this program allows students to fulfill some graduate program requirements during their senior year. Graduate courses count for both graduate and undergraduate degree requirements. Before starting the graduate program, students must have satisfied all general education and core requirements..
The program admits students from among the top tier of SPEA undergraduate majors. To be considered, a student must:
Send application documents to:
801 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
We recommend planning ahead with your academic advisor if you intend to pursue this program. Please contact SPEA Student Services to make an appointment and request to see Kristin Lively-Smith.
Accelerated MPA Planning Sheet (for undergraduate Civic Leadership, Management, Policy Studies, and Media and Public Affairs majors)
Accelerated MSCJPS Planning Sheet (for undergraduate Criminal Justice)
Accelerated MSCJPS Planning Sheet (for undergraduate Public Safety Management)
Contact Kristin Lively, Academic Advisor