An environment of endless curiosity
Students have a number of unique resources at their disposal as well as department-related clubs and activities.
Many of our faculty research institutions are within the greater metropolitan area.
For those on academic tracks closely aligned with environmental science, the campus boasts an eleven-acre prairie and wetland preserve adjacent to campus and the nearby Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, providing ample opportunities for fieldwork.
SPEA offers criminal justice majors an opportunity to join the Criminal Justice Student Association.
Internships and service learning
For more information contact
Student Services Generalist - Graduate Advisor
Dunes Medical/Professional Building 2115
Service learning is designed to have the agency or community organization and/or projects as student learning environments where students engage in projects or activities, collaborations, problem-solving and/or management strategies that address the needs of the community. The students engage in reflective learning (discuss, analyze the experiences, the project, the agency and how interacts with community). Students learn to see the bigger picture. Think of it as a learning project addressing a local issue or concern. Students become active in engaging public issues. Classroom time is required.
1-6 (50 hours per credit hour; 40 hours for undergrad)
3 credit hours (30 project hours)
Graduation Application DeadlinesSpring Semester: October 1
Fall Semester: May 1
- MPA Graduation Application
- Undergraduate Graduation Application
- Public Management Certificate
- Mid-Career Option Application
- Mid-Career Option Supervisory Evaluation
SPEA contact information
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.