At Truman, no matter what your major is you can complement it with a public administration minor and acquire leadership skills that will benefit any organization. You pursue the principles of public administration and policy-making while acquiring additional skills and insight necessary to be well-prepared for whatever career you choose. Our rigorous academic program stresses critical thinking, analytical reading, problem solving, careful research, and effective writing and communication.
Small Classes and Camaraderie
At Truman, small classes foster interpersonal relationships among a supportive community of learners where you collaborate with other bright, ambitious students. Your professors get to know you on a one-on-one basis and take a genuine interest in your success.
Learning Beyond the Classroom
Research is essential to your college experience, and at Truman, you choose the topic for your own independent research projects pursued under the guidance of Truman’s outstanding faculty. You can further enhance your experience at Truman through internship opportunities and study abroad in places like Greece, Africa, and Ireland.
Truman State University students traveled to Chicago, Illinois to participate in the 2013 American Model United Nations Conference from November 23-26. Twenty five students portrayed Venezuela and the Syrian Arab Republic in this large conference, which consists of over 1,500 participants from 93 universities. The students had prepared for this event over the course of […] Read More
Dr. John Quinn, Professor of Political Science, and Dr. Mike Rudy, Assistant Professor of Political Science, presented their paper “Hierarchies, Foreign Aid and Conflict Among Major Powers” at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference in Chicago from April 11-14. Quinn also presented a paper with former colleagues Dr. John Ishiyama and Dr. Marijke Breuning entitled “Aid, […] Read More