Is Democracy Dying?

The Global Standard in Public Service Education

We promote the ideal of public service globally. We want the best prepared students to enter public service, and we want the best faculty to teach and research in our field. Everything we do focuses on these goals.

Upcoming Events

Voinovich Challenge

Voinovich Public Innovation Challenge

Enter to win $3,500 award

Got a great idea or exciting new program? Compete for cash and glory in the 3rd Annual Sen. George Voinovich Public Innovation Challenge! This competition recognizes and rewards innovative thinking in the field of public administration, both within the classroom and out in the community. Interested faculty or departments are welcome to apply.   Learn more

REGISTER-NOW 2019 NASPAA CONFERENCE

2019 NASPAA Annual Conference

Register now! Early Bird Rates end September 9, 2019

681 people from over 200 different universities from 24 countries attended the 2018 NASPAA Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA, making it the largest conference in NASPAA history.  We can't wait for this year in California! Learn more 

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The authoritative search tool for programs in public affairs, public administration, and public policy - the only online directory that includes data from schools themselves. You can search and filter by a wide range of criteria.

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Accreditation

Accreditation

Have questions about seeking or maintaining accreditation? Find the official Standards and policies, as well as resources for applicants and currently accredited programs here.

data

Data Center

Interested in enrollment and other data trends?  Need to enter your Annual Data Report? Trying the find the school that is the right fit for you? 

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Student Resources

Want to join the student simulation? Want to learn more about what a public affairs degree is?  Looking for a program?  Interested in what future employment and salary prospects you have?

Global Winners Announced!

585 students, at 11 Global sites tackled the
challenges of Migration Policy on February 23, 2019