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 first-name 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.
July 26, 2021
Ryan Nely will serve as the University's next institutional compliance officer.
July 26, 2021
Truman State University has been the home of the bulldogs for more than 100 years. In 1915, the mascot was selected by students to represent the school because of its perseverance and ability to hold on and fight until the very end. With that in mind, it makes perfect sense that two Bulldogs are currently leading the effort to help the nation – and the world – defeat a pandemic.