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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.

Events

nbsim2020

2020 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition

February 29 & March 7, 2020

Join peers and professors at competition sites around the world as they take on the challenge of achieving Sustainable Development Goal #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, specifically Transportation Policy. Learn more

NASPAA2020 CFP

#NASPAA2020 Call for Panel Proposals is Open!

The 2020 NASPAA Annual Conference theme is "Building the New Civic Square." NASPAA is pleased to be co-locating this year with the Section on Public Administration Education of ASPA’s Teaching Public Administration Conference (TPAC). Deadline is March 31, 2020. View proposal submission details

 

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Accreditation

Accreditation

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Recent JPAE Articles

Stay up to date on the research of Public Affairs Education!
JPAE- Guest Editorial Curriculum

Financial condition analysis: A key tool in the MPA curriculum

Carol Ebdon
Craig S. Maher
John R. Bartle
Journal of Public Affairs Education
Journal Article Research

Why gender and research productivity matters in academia: Exploring evidence from NASPAA-accredited schools

Gina Scutelnicu
Hillary J. Knepper
Rebecca Tekula
Journal of Public Affairs Education