Office of Graduate Studies

Meet the Director

The mission of the Office of Graduate Studies is to facilitate offering Dr. Carola range of distinctive Purdue University master degree programs, especially targeted professional Master Degree programs, and graduate certificates, important to the social, economic, cultural, and intellectual life of northeast Indiana. With its dedicated and internationally-recognized faculty, our programs offer students a set of unique skills and distinctive capabilities to make profound contributions to the market place, in our region and at the national and international arenas. Our graduates leave with the preparation to further their graduate education at the doctoral level in the most prestigious institutions. Alumni from our programs have contributed to the discovery of new knowledge through their research and publications in the highest quality journals. In addition, our programs offer the proper training for teachers and administrators to shape the future of education in our region and the country.

We offer 13 master degree programs in a wide range of fields and disciplines. In addition, advanced certificate programs are available in 5 areas including: Applied Statistics, Organizational Leadership, Systems Engineering, and Teaching English as a New Language. New graduate programs are always under development to meet the ever-growing and ever-changing needs of the region.

We offer over $1.16 million to support a number of graduate teaching, research, and professional administrative assistantships.  In addition, we offer a number of Chancellor Merit Awards to out-of-state and international graduate students to defray tuition to a state level rate.  We also offer a number of travel grants to help our graduate students present their research and scholarly activities at local and national meetings.

The Office of Graduate Studies strives to serve its graduate student population and the community. Please contact us and let us know how can we help you.

Carol Sternberger, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs and Director for Graduate Studies 
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 481-5798
(260) 481-5773 - FAX

IPFW is a member of the Council of Graduate Schools and the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools.