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Interested in a public service degree but not sure exactly what it is, or what you can do with it once you graduate? Already know you want an MPA/MPP but need help finding the right program to meet your needs? NASPAA is here to help you sort through what you need to know about Public Affairs Education.

Students Resources

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    Find a MPA/MPP Program!

    Looking to find the right school for you?

    Interested students can search the NASPAA Database to find a program right for them.  Data self-reported annually by our members populates our school search and each programs' profile.

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    Why is Accreditation Important?

    Pursuing and earning a master’s degree in public service is a significant investment in yourself, and your potential. NASPAA Accreditation verifies that your degree meets the standards of the public service education field, ensuring a foundation for future success.

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    Student Simulation Competition

    2019: Global Migration

    The NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition is a day-long event that allows graduate students in public policy and related fields to test their skills on real-world data. 

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    Career Resources

    Need information about types of careers an MPA/MPP or undergraduate public affairs major can expect to pursue after graduation?  Interested in the typical salary's and thoughts of alumni who have this degree?