Current IU Bloomington Students

Make a difference by getting a degree through SPEA

If you want to make a difference in the world, whether it is in public service, a nonprofit organization, or the corporate world, SPEA may be the right choice for you. Our areas of study are multidisciplinary in nature, so many of our students are interested in fields both inside and outside of SPEA. We encourage you to explore all areas of study that interest you—most of our degree offerings have room to add minors or certificates.

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Step One: Explore SPEA

You deserve a major that's a great fit for you! Making an informed decision about that fit requires you to understand your academic fields of interest, the courses needed to prepare you for work in those fields, and—most importantly—to understand yourself.

Learn more about our degrees Attend a Meet SPEA & Learn More session

Step Two: Plan your SPEA courses

If you are interested in a SPEA degree, we encourage you to take SPEA introductory and core courses.

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Step Three: Apply to SPEA

You must apply for admission to SPEA, and are encouraged to apply during the semester in which you meet criteria for admission. SPEA has two application periods each year: one with a December 1 due date for spring admission and one with a May 1 due date for fall admission.

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If you have questions contact us at meetspea@indiana.edu.