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Graduate Programs at IU Northwest

Earn a graduate degree at Indiana University Northwest

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Thank you for your interest in Indiana University Northwest’s graduate programs. Our graduate degree programs are for students who have already completed their undergraduate (bachelor's) degree. Be sure to see our complete list of graduate programs to compare your many opportunities for advanced study at IU Northwest. Some graduate course programs are available online, face-to-face, and a combination of online and face-to-face (hybrid courses). *Some programs require an application packet.

Master of Business Administration

School of Business and Economics

MBA Master of Business Administration

The School of Business and Economics at Indiana University Northwest is accredited by AACSB International. Two distinct delivery methods of one great MBA – Weeknight and Weekend – we deliver quality, value and convenience like few MBA programs can.  We are Chicagoland’s affordable AACSB Business School. 

Program Contact: [[iunbiz, John Gibson]]


Master of Education

School of Education

MS Educational Leadership

The Educational Leadership Master Degree Program is for a licensed/certified classroom teacher who wishes to pursue K-12 administration. The program emphasizes the practical application of theory, encourages reflective thinking, and focuses on the knowledge, technical and interpersonal skills of strong leadership.

Program Contact: [[edu, Kelly Zieba]]


Master of Education

School of Education

MS Elementary or Secondary Education

The Elementary/Secondary Master Degree Program is for a licensed/certified teacher. The program is a problem-based learning curriculum that promotes deeper understanding of educational research and how to apply that knowledge towards helping all learners. This program does not require a Thesis.

Program Contact: [[edu, Kelly Zieba]]


Master of Education

School of Education

Teaching Licenses at the Graduate Level

Graduate Licensure programs are for people with Bachelor’s degrees in any area who want to become K-12 school teachers. Programs are available in (P-12) special education Mild Interventions and in Urban secondary teaching in English, Math, Social Studies, Science and Visual Arts. Candidates who complete Licensure Programs may earn a Master’s degree with the completion of a few more courses.  

Program Contact: [[edu, Kelly Zieba]]


Master of Liberal Studies

College of Arts and Sciences

MLS Master of Liberal Studies

The Master of Liberal Studies (MLS) is an interdisciplinary program that allows students flexibility in fashioning a
course of study that focuses mostly on a single topic or discipline, or that samples a wide range of courses of interest.

Program Contact: [[mslibstu, Kevin McElmurry]]


Master of Clinical Counseling

College of Arts and Sciences

MSCC Clinical Counseling

The Master of Science in Clinical Counseling with Specialization in Drug and Alcohol Counseling (MSCC) prepares students for careers in addiction counseling. The program offers courses in assessment, psychopathology, counseling skills, and treatment evaluation. Students will be prepared to pursue Indiana licensure in addiction counseling.

Program Contact: [[psy, Mary Ann Fischer]]


Master of Public Affairs

School of Public and Environmental Affairs

MPA Master of Public Affairs

The Master of Public Affairs degree offers four tracks (Health Services Administration, Criminal Justice, Nonprofit Management and Public Management) for students who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the area of public administration. The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) houses faculty who, in addition to offering the requisite classes necessary to allow students to succeed, are leaders in community, national and international organizations and publish in nationally and internationally recognized journals. The MPA program is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) through 2020.

Program Contact: [[speanw, Susan Zinner]]


Master of Social Work

School of Social Work

MSW Master of Social Work

The Indiana University School of Social Work at Northwest offers a part-time evening Master of Social Work degree (MSW) with concentrations in mental health and addictions, health, and school social work. The MSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

*This program requires an application packet.

Program Contact: [[socnw, Darlene Lynch]]


Graduate / Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

School of Business and Economics

Management


School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Environmental Affairs


School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Nonprofit Management


School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Public Management


School of Business and Economics

Accounting (PBCA)


College of Arts and Sciences

Community Development/Urban Studies


College of Arts and Sciences

Computer Information Systems


College of Arts and Sciences

Race-Ethnic Studies


College of Arts and Sciences

Women's and Gender Studies


School of Education

K-12 Online Teaching