Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society
is the honor society recognizing outstanding undergraduate as well
as graduate students in public affairs. Currently, there are PAA
chapters at 162 NASPAA member schools.
The Journal of Public Affairs Education
(JPAE) is the peer-reviewed quarterly journal for public affairs education.
NASPAA members receive an e-copy of each issue, and other interested
readers are encouraged to subscribe.
Global Outreach efforts are currently focused on formalizing relations with
counterpart international associations, in a common effort to improve graduate programs in public affairs worldwide.
is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the accreditor
of master's programs in public
administration, policy, and public affairs. NASPAA is
currently working with its counterpart associations globally to
support joint accreditation.
Center: NASPAA is the source for
data on public service education. For a list of published surveys, see the
Awards: NASPAA offers
annual (or biennial) awards for programs, faculty, and students.
repository of previous NASPAA initiatives.