Standard by Standard Guidance
Together, the 7 NASPAA Standards form the quality benchmark used by graduate public service programs around the world.
The following pages are resources for programs writing their Self-Study Reports. They provide an overview of each of the Standards, and the associated COPRA policies, videos, peer examples, and additional guidance, as well as how to incorporate diversity and a climate of inclusiveness, throughout.
Standard 1: Managing the Program Strategically
Standard 2: Matching Governance with the Mission
Standard 3: Matching Operations with the Mission: Faculty Performance
Standard 4: Matching Operations with the Mission: Serving Students
Standard 5: Matching Operations with the Mission: Student Learning
Standard 6: Matching Resources with the Mission
Standard 7: Matching Communications with the Mission