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MPA Application Process

 
The program has a simple application process. the SIUE MPA Program currently has approximately 110-130 students enrolled and is a diverse program. We value the experiences that each student brings to the program and the classes.
 
1. Submit sn Application for Admission to Graduate Study along with $30 to the Office of Graduate Admission. Download and submit the following form:
 
Graduate Degree Seeking Admission Application
Graduate Unclassified Admission Application
 
2. Mail a copy of you undergrad transcripts to:
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Office of Graduate Admission
Box 1047
Edwardsville, IL 62026
 
3. The Public Administration & Policy Analysis program director will review your application. A grade point average of 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) is required. Applicants who do not have a 2.7 grade point average will be asked to produce additional credentials (resume, standardized test scores). International students must posses a minimum TOEFL score of 550.
 
4. If you are interested in applying for a a Graduate Assistantship, save the form to your computer, then fill out the from, and e-mail the completed form as an attachment to the mpaprogram@siue.edu.
 
Graduate Assistant Application
 
5. If you are interested in applying for an Internship, save the form to your computer, then fill out the from, and e-mail the completed form as an attachment to the mpaprogram@siue.edu.
 
Internship Application
 
6. After being accepted into the program, make an appointment for advisement with:
 
Dr. Drew Dolan, MPA Program Director
Public Administration and Policy Analysis
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Alumni Hall, Room 3128
Edwardsville, IL 62026
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