Undergraduate Programs

Institutional Members

 


While training for professional public service training requires a graduate degree, many NASPAA member schools offer undergraduate public affairs programs. Some offer a major in public affairs or public policy; others offer a concentration within a political science or government major. Here is a list of schools that have informed NASPAA of their undergraduate offerings. Note that the list includes only school that responded to a request for information.


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Alabama

Auburn University
Department of Political Science
Auburn, AL
(334) 844-5371
http://www.auburn.edu/academic/liberal_arts/poli_sci/pa-bro.html

Auburn University at Montgomery
Montgomery, AL
(334) 244-3000
http://www.aum.edu/home/


Arizona

The University of Arizona
Eller College of Management
Tucson, AZ
(520) 621-2505
http://ugrad.eller.arizona.edu

Arizona State University
School of Public Affairs
Phoenix, AZ 
http://spa.asu.edu/programs/undergraduate


Arkansas

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Department of Political Science
Fayetteville, AR
(501) 575-3356
http://www.uark.edu/depts/plscinfo/

Arkansas State University
Department of Political Science
State University AR
http://polsci.astate.edu/baps.htm 


California

California State University, Bakersfield
Department of Public Policy & Administration
Bakersfield, CA
(661) 664-2181
http://www.csub.edu/BPA/

California State University, Chico
Department of Political Science, BA Public Administration
Chico, CA
(530) 898-5301
http://www.csuchico.edu/catalog/cat01/programs/pols/ba_puba.html

California State University, Dominguez Hills
School of Business and Public Administration
Carson, CA
(310) 243-3548
http://som.csudh.edu/depts/public/

California State University, Fresno
Department of Political Science
Fresno, CA
(559) 278-2988
http://socsci.csufresno.edu/department_pages/political_science.htm

California State University, Fullerton
Division of Criminal Justice & Political Science
Fullerton, CA
(714) 278-3270
http://hss.fullerton.edu/polisci/index.htm

California State University, San Bernardino
Department of Public Administration
San Bernardino, CA
(909) 880-5758
http://www.cbpa.csusb.edu/departments/publicAdministration/
pa_concentrations.htm

Golden Gate University
Ageno School of Business
San Francisco, CA
(415) 442-6500
http://www.ggu.edu/schools/schools.html

Monterey Institute of International Studies
Graduate School of International Policy Studies
Monterey, CA
(831) 647-6696
http://www.miis.edu/gsips-progs-degcertover.html

University of La Verne
Department of Public Administration
La Verne, CA
(909) 593-3511
http://www.ulv.edu/padm/

University of San Francisco
College of Professional Studies
San Francisco, CA
(415) 422-2398
http://www.cps.usfca.edu/academics/bpa/

University of Southern California
Price School of Public Policy
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 740-6842
http://www.usc.edu/schools/sppd/admissions/index.html



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District of Columbia

American University
School of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
(202) 885-2375
http://www.american.edu/spa/dpa/programs/


Florida

Florida Atlantic University
School of Public Administration
Fort Lauderdale, FL
(954) 762-5650
http://www.fau.edu/divdept/caupa/spa/index.html

Florida International University
School of Policy and Management
North Miami, FL
(305) 348-5890
http://www.fiu.edu/~spm/index.htm

University of Central Florida
Public Administration
College of Health and Public Affairs
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2604
http://www.cohpa.ucf.edu/pubadm/BABSmini.cfm


Georgia

Albany State University
Department of History, Political Science and Public Admin
Albany, GA

Georgia College & State University
Department of Government & Sociology
Milledgeville, GA
(478) 445-4562
http://www.gcsu.edu/acad_affairs/coll_artsci/gov_soc/default.html

Georgia State University
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Atlanta, GA
(404) 651-3350
http://www.gsu.edu/~wwwpau/


Illinois

Governorís State University
College of Business and Public Administration
University Park, Illinois
(708) 534-4391
http://www.govst.edu/users/gcbpa/


Indiana

Indiana University, Bloomington
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Bloomington, IN
(800) 765-7755
https://spea.indiana.edu/

Indiana University, Northwest
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Gary, IN
(888) YOUR IUN
http://www.iun.edu/~speanw/

Indiana University-Purdue University, Ft. Wayne
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Fort Wayne, IN
(260) 481-6351
http://www.ipfw.edu/spea/

Indiana University- Purdue University, Indianapolis
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Indianapolis, IN
(877) 292-9321
http://www.spea.iupui.edu/

Indiana University, South Bend
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
South Bend, IN
(219) 237-4131
http://www.iusb.edu/~spea/


Kentucky

Kentucky State University
School of Public Administration
Frankfort, KY
(502) 597-6117
http://www.kysu.edu/PublicAdmin/Default.html


Louisiana

Grambling State University
Department of Political Science & Public Administration
Grambling, LA
(318) 274-2714
http://www.gram.edu/COLA/department_of_political_science.htm



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Maine

University of Maine at Augusta
Augusta, ME
(207) 621-3000
http://www.uma.maine.edu/academics/uacadpublicadministration.html


Michigan

Grand Valley State University
School of Public and Nonprofit Administration
Grand Rapids, MI
(616) 771-6575
http://www.gvsu.edu/spna/

Northern Michigan University
Department of Political Science & Public Administration
Marquette, MI
(906) 227-2019
http://www.nmu.edu/departments/polisci.htm

Oakland University
Department of Political Science
Rochester, MI
(248) 370-2362
http://www2.oakland.edu/polisci/

University of Michigan
Ford School of Public Policy
Ann Arbor, MI
(734) 764-3490
http://fordschool.umich.edu/curriculum/ba/index.php

Wayne State University
Department of Political Science
Detroit, MI
(313) 577-2630
http://www.cla.wayne.edu/publicaffairs/index.html


New Jersey

Kean University
Department of Public Administration
Union, NJ
(908) 527-2000
http://www.kean.edu/catalogs/pdf/ug.html

Princeton University
Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs
Princeton, NJ
(609) 258-3060
http://www.wws.princeton.edu/degree/undergraduate.html

Rutgers University-Newark
School of Public Affairs and Administration
Newark, NJ
(973) 353-5093
http://spaa.newark.rutgers.edu


New York

Baruch College
School of Public Affairs
New York, NY
(646) 660-6700
www.baruch.cuny.edu/spa/academics/undergraduateprograms/index.php

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Department of Public Management
New York, NY
(212) 237-8070
http://web.jjay.cuny.edu/~pub-mgt/

Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
Department of Health Care & Public Administration
Brookville, NY
(516) 299-3017
http://www.cwpost.liunet.edu/cwis/cwp/colofman/undergrad.html

University at Albany, SUNY
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Albany, NY
(518) 442-5258
http://www.albany.edu/rockefeller/pad/pad_undergrad_ba.htm


North Carolina

Duke University
Sanford School of Public Policy
Durham, NC
(919) 613-7355
http://www.sanford.duke.edu/undergraduate/

North Carolina Central University
Public Administration Department
Durham, NC
(919) 560-6506
http://www.nccu.edu/Academics/Schools_and_Colleges/artsci.shtml

University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Department of Political Science
Wilmington, NC
(910) 962-7686
http://www.uncwil.edu/pls/undergrad_info/index.htm


North Dakota

University of North Dakota
Department of Political Science & Public Administration
Grand Forks, ND
(701) 777-3831
http://bpa.und.nodak.edu/polisci-pa/index.html


Ohio

Cleveland State University
Levin College of Urban Affairs
Cleveland, OH
(216) 687-3884
http://urban.csuohio.edu/index.htm

Ohio State University
John Glenn College of Public Affairs
Columbus, OH
(614) 292-9633

http://glenn.osu.edu/index.html

Wright State University
Department of Urban Affairs & Geography
Dayton, OH
(937) 775-2941
http://www.wright.edu/cupa/department.htm


Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma
Department of Political Science
Norman, OK
(405) 325-2061
http://www.ou.edu/cas/psc/pubadmincover.htm


Oregon

University of Oregon
Department of Planning Public Policy & Management
Eugene, OR
(541) 346-3635
http://pppm.uoregon.edu


Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg
School of Public Affairs
Middletown, PA
(717) 948-6049
http://php.scripts.psu.edu/dept/iit/cl/spa/index.php

Shippensburg University
Department of Political Science
Shippensburg, PA
(717) 477-1781
http://www.ship.edu/~polisci/


Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College
Political Science Department
Providence, RI
(401) 456-8056
http://www.ric.edu/polisci/departmentmajors.html


Texas

Texas A&M International University
Department of Social Sciences
Laredo, TX
(956) 326-2465
http://www.tamiu.edu/coah/crimjust

University of North Texas
Department of Public Administration
Denton, TX
(940) 565-2165
http://www.scs.unt.edu/depts/PADM

University of Texas at Dallas
School of Social Sciences
Richardson, TX
(972) 883-2935
http://www.utdallas.edu/dept/socsci

University of Texas, Pan American
Department of Political Science
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX


Virginia

The College of William & Mary
Thomas Jefferson Public Policy Program
Williamsburg, VA
(757) 221-2368
http://www.wm.edu/tjppp

George Mason University
Department of Public and International Affairs
Fairfax, VA
(703) 993-1400
http://www.gmu.edu/depts/pia/bs_pubadmin.html

James Madison University
Department of Political Science
Harrisonburg, VA
(540) 568-6149
http://www.jmu.edu/polisci/publicpolicy.html

University of Virginia
Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 982-2583
http://www.batten.virginia. edu/content/degree-programs/
ba-public-policy-and- leadership



Washington

Washington State University
Department of Public Affairs
Vancouver, WA
(360) 546-9737
http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/programs/pa/pa.htm

Seattle University
Institute of Public Service
Seattle, WA
(206) 296-2000 
http://www.seattleu.edu/artsci/pubaff


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