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Rutgers SPAA: Where Service Meets Leadership

The School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark 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.

> Discover Why Rutgers SPAA is the place for aspiring leaders to gain the knowledge and skills required for successful Careers in government or the nonprofit sector
> Learn about our exceptional Students
> Read stories about our Alumni to see what they do with their degrees from SPAA

Rutgers SPAA is consistently ranked as a top school for public management and leadership, as well as nonprofit management and urban policy, by U.S. News & World Report. And SPAA is accredited by NASPAA – the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration.

Degree & Certificate Programs at Rutgers SPAA

Undergraduate (Bachelor’s Degree / Minor / Second Concentration)
Graduate (Master's Degrees in Public Administration)
PhD in Public Administration (Doctoral Degree)
Dual Degrees
Certificate & Professional Development Programs

To Apply / Admission Requirements

For admission requirements and application information and deadlines see Apply Now.

For More Information

To learn more, Request Information or Join a SPAA Info SessionIf you have questions about a program or the application process, contact Aaron Gibbs, associate dean of student and academic services, at