|About the School
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 M.P.A., doctoral degree, 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 is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).