Alumni & Careers
Rutgers SPAA: Where Service Meets Leadership
Our graduates work in a variety of fields including health and healthcare, human services, public safety and security, housing and community development, environmental protection, transportation, public finance, education, the arts and culture, philanthropy, politics, social entrepreneurship, corporate public affairs, and many other fields of policy and practice.
SPAA alumni hold positions in education, government, nonprofits, public safety, and more.
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SPAA Graduate Employment Outcomes
The Rutgers SPAA DataBook [pdf] shows employment outcomes of SPAA graduates, including employment by sector and representative lists of employers and job titles.
What Can you Do with a Degree in Public Administration?
Earning a degree from Rutgers SPAA prepares you for management and leadership roles across a wide range of careers spanning all levels of government (federal, state, and local), the nonprofit sector, international organizations, academia, and the private sector.