Master of Public Affairs (MPA)
Concentration in Policy Analysis
The School of Public and Environmental Affairs' (SPEA) Policy Analysis concentration in the Master of Public Affairs (MPA) program will help you to make informed decisions that change lives. The goal of policy analysis is to improve decision-making. Policy analysts address complex problems by breaking them into components and applying a range of analytic techniques to yield concentration, you'll learn which methods are appropriate for various situations, how to design applied studies, and how to develop action-oriented plans and guidelines. This concentration will prepare students to produce solid analysis and apply it effectively.
National Association of Schools in Public Affairs and Administration(NASPAA)
International Student Requirements:
International students whose native language is not English, or who do not have an undergraduate degree from a United States institution, are also required to take the TOEFL. Indiana University baseline score for consideration: 600 (computer-version) or 96 (written-version).