Graduate Programs

A USI graduate degree can help you stand out in your profession.

The University of Southern Indiana (USI) offers 13 master's degree programs and two doctoral programs. Learn more about our graduate programs, deadlines and application requirements by clicking the headings below.

USI has a two-step application process for applicants to complete who wish to pursue a graduate degree. The application steps are listed toward the bottom of this page.

Master's Programs

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Master of Arts in Communication
36
On Campus Credit Hours

Interim Program Director: Dr. Erin Gilles

(812) 465-1608 | Email
MA-C Website 

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Master of Arts in English
33
On Campus Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Chuck Conaway
812-461-5435 | Email
MAE Website

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Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
33-36
Online Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Tamara Hunt
812-465-1202 | Email
MALS Website

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Master of Arts in Second Language Acquisition, Policy, & Culture
30
On Campus Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Jessica Garces Jensen
812-465-1292 | Email
MASPC Website

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Master of Business Administration
30
On Campus Online Accelerated Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Jack Smothers
812-464-1926 | Email
MBA (traditional) Website
MBA (online) Website

Tracks:

  • General MBA
  • Accounting
  • Data Analytics
  • Engineering Management
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management

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Master of Health Administration
39
Online Accelerated Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Kevin Valadares
(812) 461-5277 | Email
MHA Website

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Master of Public Administration
36
On Campus Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Trent Engbers
812-465-1130 | Email
MPA Website

Tracks:

  • Public Sector Administration
  • Nonprofit Administration

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Master of Science in Education
33
Online Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Tori Colson
812-465-7044 | Email
MSE Website

Tracks: 

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Secondary Mathematics Teaching
  • Educational Leadership and Administration

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Master of Science in Nursing
42-44
Online Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Mellisa Hall
812-461-5218 | Email
MSN Website

Tracks:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Education

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Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
75
On Campus Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Paul Arthur
812-492-7815 | Email
MSOT Website

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Master of Science in Sport Management
36
Online Accelerated Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Renee Frimming
(812) 465-1065 | Email
MSSM Website

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Master of Social Work
36-61
On Campus Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. James Dickerson
812-461-5243 | Email
MSW Website

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Coming Fall 2021

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Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
36
Online Accelerated Credit Hours

Program Contacts: 

Dr. Todd Schroer
(812) 464-1723 | Email

Dr. Melissa Stacer
(812) 465-7089 | Email

MACJ Website

Doctoral Programs

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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
60
Online Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Tori Colson
812-465-7044 | Email
EdD Website

Tracks:

  • Administrative Leadership
  • Pedagogical Leadership

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
78
Online Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Mellisa Hall
812-461-5218 | Email
DNP Website

Tracks:

  • Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership

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Dual Graduate Program

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Dual MSW/MPA
85
On Campus Credit Hours

Program Directors:

Dr. James Dickerson (MSW)
812-461-5243 | Email

Dr. Trent Engbers (MPA)
812-465-1130 | Email

Website

Post-Master's Certificates

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Post-Master's Certificate in Addiction Science
30
Online Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. James Dickerson

812-461-5243 | Email
Website

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Post-Master's Certificate in Educational Leadership and Administration
24
Online Credit Hours

Education Program Director: Dr. Tori Colson
812-465-7044 | Email
Website

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Post-Master's Certificate Nursing Programs
24-27
Online Credit Hours

Nursing Program Director: Dr. Mellisa Hall
812-461-5218 | Email
Website

Tracks:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Education

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Post-Master’s Certificate in Dual Credit English Teaching
18
On Campus Credit Hours

English Program Director: Dr. Chuck Conaway
812-461-5435 | Email
Website

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Graduate Certificates

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Cultural Awareness Training Certificate
6
On Campus Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Jessica Garces Jensen
812-465-1292 | Email
Website

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate
6
On Campus Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Jessica Garces Jensen
812-465-1292 | Email
Website

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Graduate Certificate for Teacher License Addition in Exceptional Needs: Mild Intervention
24
Online Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Tori Colson
812-465-7044 | Email

Website

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Graduate Certificate in Advanced Instructional Communication
18
Online Credit Hours

Interim Program Director: Dr. Erin Gilles
(812) 465-1608 | Email
Website

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Graduate Certificate in Instructional Communication
12
Online Credit Hours

Interim Program Director: Dr. Erin Gilles
(812) 465-1608 | Email
Website

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Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration
12
On Campus Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Trent Engbers
(812) 465-1130 | Email
Website

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Graduate Certificate in Public Administration
12
On Campus Credit Hours

Program Director: Dr. Trent Engbers
(812) 465-1130 | Email
Website

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