Rutgers SPAA: Top-Ranked Public and Nonprofit Management Programs
Rutgers SPAA has one of the top programs in public affairs and administration in the United States and globally according to rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, and others.LEARN MORE
New MPA Curriculum Allows Students to Choose a Foundation in Public or Nonprofit Management and Offers More Electives
SPAA's new Master of Public Administration (MPA) curriculum allows students to choose a foundation in either public or nonprofit management and to take more electives in order to shape the degree to their specialized interests and career goals.LEARN MORE
Learn More About SPAA's MPA Program Via Virtual Info Sessions and In-Person Open Houses
Join us to learn more about our top-ranked MPA program taught by renowned faculty, on campus and online.JOIN US
Rutgers SPAA: Where Service Meets Leadership
Students from across the region and around the globe come to Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) to experience a world-class education from renowned faculty, to learn cutting-edge knowledge and skills, to advance their careers, and to help create a better world.WHY RUTGERS SPAA
Rutgers SPAA: Conveniently Located in Newark's Revitalized Downtown
We’re located at 111 Washington Street, a short walk to Newark Penn Station (for NJ Transit, PATH, and Amtrak service). Our location is also easily reached by NJ Transit Light Rail, the Go Bus, NJ Transit bus lines, and the Rutgers campus shuttle. Nearby parking is also available.MAPS & DIRECTIONS
Explore Rutgers SPAA
SPAA offers a variety of innovative, world-class degree programs – Public and Nonprofit Administration (BA), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Executive MPA, and PhD – as well as a complement of professional and graduate certificate programs. Explore our Academics.
"The BA/MPA program has prepared me to tackle complex issues in order to improve the material and social conditions of any community, elevating my commitment to make this world a better place to live.”
"As an MPA student, I learned about a wide range of public issues and attained a broader knowledge of public policies to better serve and understand our community."
“My life has been forever changed because of my experience at SPAA.”