Public Administration

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Degrees Offered

  • M.P.A. in Public Administration
  • Concurrent Degree Program - Law (J.D.) / M.P.A.

Application Fee - $65

Tests Required:

  • GRE only if applicant wants to compete for graduate assistantship or has a GPA below 3.0 600/250/100 TOEFL required for all internationals



Areas of Interest:

  • Aviation Administration - M.P.A.
  • Public Management (General) - M.P.A.

Departmental Contact Information 

Ms. Dina Timmons



Political Science - MPA
Faner Hall Room 3145
Mailcode - 4501
Carbondale, IL  62901

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Cost and Financial Assistance

Graduate education at Southern Illinois is very affordable. Costs include tuition (per credit hour) and fees. There are many forms of financial assistance available: Assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships which can include a partial or full waiver of tuition costs (fees cannot be waived). Most forms of financial aid are given for a semester or year at a time.