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Rutgers SPAA: Where Service Meets Leadership

Earning a degree in public administration from Rutgers SPAA prepares you for public management and leadership roles across a wide range of public service careers in the government and nonprofit sectors, which generally consist of government and publicly controlled and funded entities that deliver public programs, goods, or services. Our graduates work in all levels of government (federal, state, and local), nonprofit organizations, academia, and the private sector.

Careers in Public Administration

For more information, download Careers in Public Administration [pdf] or see Career Resources.

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.

Alumni Stories

Read about what some of our alumni have done with their public administration degrees from Rutgers SPAA as we share our Alumni Stories and find out what "Public Administration is..." to them.