BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Presbyterian College are proud to announce a new partnership that will give Presbyterian graduates a unique opportunity to pursue a graduate education with one of the nation’s premier schools of public affairs.
Through the newly formed O’Neill-Presbyterian Fellowship, qualified Presbyterian College graduates are eligible to receive an application fee waiver, with admitted students awarded a 25 percent tuition reduction toward their program of choice.
“The master’s programs at the O’Neill School equip students with not only the education but also the real-world experience to lead change and make a real difference,” said O’Neill School Dean Siân Mooney. “To create an opportunity for more students to earn a graduate degree here only builds upon O’Neill’s goal to lead for the greater good.”
The O’Neill School offers top-ranked curriculum areas and the #2 MPA Program in the nation with graduate programs that include:
- Master of Public Affairs (residential or online)
- Master of Arts in Arts Administration
- Master of Science in Environmental Science
- Master of Environmental Sustainability
- Master of Science in Healthcare Management (hybrid or online only program)
- Master of International Affairs
- Master of Public Affairs-Master of Science in Environmental Science Dual Degree
- Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in Arts Administration Dual Degree
“Completing the O’Neill School’s Master of Public Affairs degree was one of the wisest decisions I have made in my career, as the program supplied me with the knowledge, skills, experience, confidence and network I needed to achieve my aspirations,” said Presbyterian College president Matthew vandenBerg. “Presbyterian has a long and storied tradition of producing smart, sensible and service-minded problem-solvers who aspire to help others and fundamentally improve their communities. Our graduates are an excellent fit for O’Neill’s transformative programs, and this partnership will surely advance the greater good.”
O’Neill-Presbyterian Fellowship recipients must have completed an undergraduate degree from Presbyterian College and meet O’Neill School admissions requirements, including strong academic performance, a demonstrated commitment to service and a record of involvement and leadership both on campus and in the community.
About the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
The O’Neill School is a world leader in public and environmental affairs and is the largest school of public administration and public policy in the United States. In the 2021 “Best Graduate Public Affairs Programs” by U.S. News & World Report, the O’Neill School ranks first in the country. Four of its specialty programs are ranked in the top-five listings, including nonprofit management, ranked first.
About Presbyterian College
Presbyterian College is a private, church-related liberal arts college founded in 1880. Located on a striking 240-acre campus in Clinton, S.C., between Columbia and Greenville, PC offers rigorous academics and a culture of honor, ethics, and service. Exceptional faculty prepare students to lead within their communities and beyond. The College offers a wide variety of undergraduate majors and has established three graduate programs – a master’s program for physician assistants, a doctoral program for occupational therapy, and a doctoral program for pharmacy at the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy. For more information, visit Presby.edu.