Simulation Competition is open to all graduate students at
NASPAA schools. Students travel to a regional competition site and
are placed on a team to compete on a pressing public affairs
Pi Alpha Alpha
is the honor society that recognizes outstanding undergraduate as well
as graduate students in public affairs. Currently, there are PAA
chapters at more than 160 NASPAA member schools.
The link will direct you to the Pi Alpha Alpha
Journal of Public Affairs Education
(JPAE) is the peer-reviewed quarterly journal for leaders, faculty,
and researchers in public affairs programs.
NASPAA members receive an emailed copy of each issue, and others can
sign up for a
Global Outreach efforts are currently focused on formalizing relations with
counterpart international associations, in a common effort to improve graduate programs in public affairs worldwide.
is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
as the global accreditor of master’s degrees in public policy,
public affairs and public administration. Currently, there are 180
Center: NASPAA is the source for
data on public service education. For a list of published surveys, see the
Awards: NASPAA offers
annual (or biennial) awards for programs, faculty, and students.
repository of previous NASPAA initiatives.