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Rutgers SPAA: Where Service Meets Leadership

More than 800 students are registered annually in the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark's PhD, Master of Public Administration (MPA), and BA in Public and Nonprofit Administration degree programs, as well as our many certificate programs. Our graduates hold executive-level positions at all levels of government and in many nonprofit organizations, as well as teach and conduct research at dozens of universities in the U.S. and around the world.

> 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

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