Rutgers SPAA's Vision & Mission


SPAA is recognized for its knowledge and competence in public service and administration, with particular attention to the fields of performance measurement, management, and improvement. SPAA is dedicated to diversity and ethical values across all of its programs.



Through a culture of innovation and based upon the values of diversity, competency, knowledge, service and ethical practice, we pursue an evidence-based approach to the effective, equitable, and accountable implementation of public policy. Distinguished academic scholars complemented by adjunct faculty rich in relevant government and nonprofit experience deliver capacity-based curriculum. We are dedicated to student success in applying knowledge to effective ethical public service leadership.

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