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 20, 2020
To examine structural and systemic racism, Truman recently conducted a town hall on racial injustice and inequity to provide an opportunity to gain a shared understanding of what must be done to accomplish institutional change.
July 20, 2020
The Virtual Summer Enrichment Program offered area K-8 students, along with their family members, an hour of themed learning every day for a week. The 31 participating MAE students were divided into teams, and each team was responsible for two families per week for three weeks.