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About the School of Public Affairs and Administration

Rutgers University–Newark
School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA)


http://spaa.newark.rutgers.edu

The School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark educates and motivates students to choose careers in public service and administration through its innovative and comprehensive bachelor of arts in public and nonprofit administration, master of public administration (M.P.A.), executive online M.P.A., doctoral, and professional and graduate certificate programs. The school's faculty generates knowledge and best practices in public service and administration, and collaborates with public and nonprofit sector organizations and professionals throughout the United States and the world. Guided by the principles of knowledge, competence, diversity, service, and ethics--with an emphasis on public service values and competencies for effective performance--SPAA promotes accountability, transparency, and performance in the public and nonprofit sectors. SPAA is highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report and accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). In addition, SPAA is the first U.S. school to earn full international accreditation from the International Commission on Accreditation of Public Administration Education and Training Programs (ICAPA).

Best Value Schools ranks SPAA:

  • 5th nationally as the most innovative public service school
Graduate Programs.com ranks SPAA:

  • 6th nationally as a top public administration program
U.S. News & World Report ranks SPAA as:

  • 7th nationally in information and technology management
  • 11th nationally in city management and urban policy
  • 13th nationally in the core field of public management/administration
  • 17th nationally in nonprofit management
  • 18th nationally in public finance and budgeting
  • 28th nationally in public policy analysis
  • 34th nationally in public affairs
 
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