Welcome to Graduate and Professional Studies

Indiana State University offers more than 75 graduate programs in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Technology, and Health and Human Services. The University offers programs that lead to doctoral and master's degrees. Students also can pursue certificates in a concentrated area of study, enroll in professional development courses, and fulfill continuing education requirements.



Indiana State University will be hosting a series of Graduate Virtual Information Sessions during the month of October. Register to attend and receive a free ISU graduate application fee waiver!

Registration link: https://indstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cwIJMGhgttb2w4Z

If you have questions, please contact Anthony Hernandez, Graduate Admissions Coordinator at 812-237-4363 or anthony.hernandez@indstate.edu

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Del Kirkpatrick

Higher Education Leadership (Ph.D.)

I’m originally from Prairie View, TX. I work full-time and am a first-year full-time doctoral student in the Education Administration: Higher Education Leadership Programs. I’m excited to be in an online program that provides an opportunity to work and pursue my academic goals. I’m looking forward to the journey to become a scholar in my academic area.


We're for getting ahead. We're for you and the quality of your education.

Classified as a doctoral research institution, we are committed to offering a rich and rigorous curriculum. Whether you want to advance your career, further your education, or seek a deeper theoretical understanding, we are here to support you along the way.

  • Students work hand in hand with faculty on research.
  • State offers a quality student experience with a campus community that treats each person as an individual.
  • State offers more than 75 graduate and professional programs.
  • We offer more than 300 assistantships to graduate students.
  • State has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America's Top Colleges five years in a row for return of investment for affordability and quality.
  • State is one of four universities in Indiana recognized as a doctoral research institution by Carnegie Foundation.
  • Princeton Review has recognized State as among the Best in the Midwest for 12 years straight.

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Important: Graduate programs in the following departments have program-specific applications: Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation; Psychology; Social Work; and Communication Disorders, and Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology. Applicants to these programs must contact the program coordinator or visit the department's website prior to submitting any admission materials. [details].

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Degree-seeking (completing master's, educational specialist, doctoral degrees)
  • Non-degree (completing courses, certificates, licensures, endorsements)
  • Readmission (for returning ISU students)
International Students
  • Degree-seeking (completing master's, educational specialist, doctoral degrees)
  • Non-degree (completing courses, certificates, licensures, endorsements)
  • Online learners (completing all coursework online)
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Note: Indiana State University seniors who wish to enroll in graduate courses should follow these instructions.