How to Apply

In order to be officially considered for admission to the FIU MPA program, students must complete the following steps:

  • Submit an application online. Click here to start an application online via the FIU University Graduate School;
  • Submit an application fee. A $30.00, non-refundable, application fee payable by check, money order, or credit card is required;
  • Submit official transcript/s. Transcripts of all degree granting institutions must be sent directly from each college or university either electronically or in a sealed envelope to the Graduate Admissions Office (Note: If your undergraduate degree was from FIU you don’t need to do this because your student records are accessible by computer from the Department);
  • Submit three letters of recommendation, resume, and essay to the Graduate Admissions Office;
  • Submit all above documents by the application deadline
  • Please note that the MPA program utilizes rolling admissions. Applications will be reviewed and admissions decisions will be made as applications are received.

Click here for a PDF of the Graduate Student – Admission Process Checklist