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Major in Public and Nonprofit Administration – Bachelor of Arts (BA)

The undergraduate program at Rutgers SPAA is designed to prepare students for lives and careers in public service and civic engagement. The program, which is rooted in the concept of experiential learning, is not solely focused on public and nonprofit administration. Rather, the curriculum is designed to provide students with hands-on educational experiences that allow them to broaden and enhance the spirit of service which may already be present within.

Program Quick Facts

  • Program: On Campus | Online
    (all courses required to complete the major are available online)
  • Credits: 35
    (out of the 120 required for an undergraduate degree)
  • Application Deadline: Fall: Dec. 1


For course descriptions and prerequisites see Courses.


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