The Master of Public Affairs faculty and staff pride ourselves on supporting our students through their academic and professional careers. As a graduate student, IU South Bend offers a number of opportunities to get involved within the MPA program, the Department of Political Science, and the university as a whole. Opportunities for involvement within the program include the MPA Student Association and Pi Alpha Alpha, the MPA program honor society. The Office of Student Life also provides a number of campus activities and organizations, including student government and the student activities center.
As a professional degree, one of the focuses of the MPA program is to prepare you for your future career. Whether you are pursuing professional employment for the first time or considering a career change, we have a number of services to help you get ready. This includes information on internships and career services.