Graduate Programs

Whether you need a master’s degree to advance your career, are on the pathway to a Ph.D., or simply looking to pursue your passion, Indiana University Northwest can help you achieve your goals.

We offer a variety of graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate certificates. Many are offered online or as hybrid programs that combine online and on-campus courses.

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Studies (MLS)

An interdisciplinary program that allows you to create your own sequence of courses to study your individual interests. Focus on a single discipline or combine multiple areas of academic study.

Program Contact:
Scooter Pegram

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Computer Information Systems (MSCIS)

Increase your skills or pursue continued study in information technology-related fields. Study systems management and administration, computer science, data mining, cybersecurity and more.

Program Contact:
Bhaskara Kopparty

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College of Health and Human Services

Nursing (MSN)

Enhance your healthcare career with a Master of Science in Nursing.  An M.S.N. degree prepares nurses for practice in Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, and as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Program Contact:
Crystal Shannon

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Public Affairs (MPA)

Choose four concentrations: Criminal Justice, Health Services Administration and Social Change, Leadership, and Sustainability and Social Change.

Program Contacts:
Suzanne Green - (219) 980-6696 or Eric Lambert - (219) 980-6821

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Social Work (MSW)

Led by the IU School of Social Work, the oldest university-affiliated school in the nation, this part-time evening program offers concentrations in mental health and addictions, health, and school social work.

Program Contact:
Darlene Lynch

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School of Education

Elementary or Secondary Education (MS)

A problem-based learning curriculum for licensed teachers that promotes deeper understanding of educational research and how to apply it toward helping all learners.

Program Contact:
Amanda Lopez

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Educational Leadership
(MSED)

Designed for experienced teachers, this program emphasizes the practical application of theory, encourages reflective thinking, and provides extensive field experiences.

Program Contact:
Amanda Lopez

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Elementary or Secondary
Education: Special Education Focus (MS)

For students with a bachelor’s degree in any area. Earn your initial teaching license in Special Education: Mild Intervention, plus a master of science in Elementary or Secondary Education.

Program Contact: 
Amanda Lopez

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Secondary Education: Urban Option (MS)

For students with a bachelor’s degree in any area. Earn your initial teaching license in English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, or Visual Arts, plus a master of science in Secondary Education.

Program Contact: 
Amanda Lopez

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School of Business and Economics

Business Administration (MBA)

Widely recognized as the region’s best MBA. Choose from a weekend program with an international study component at IU Northwest or our Michigan City satellite location, and a weeknight hybrid program at IU Northwest.

Program Contact: Kevin Ballard

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GRADUATE/POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATES