Your degree will prepare you to tackle today’s critical challenges
The School of Public Affairs prepares our students to be part of the next generation of experts in the fields of public administration and policy; government and the political arena; and justice, law, and criminology. Our degree programs and certificates equip you with the fundamental knowledge and competencies to craft practical solutions to real-world challenges in the government, corporate, and nonprofit sectors, nationally and internationally.
SPA offers 25 degree and certificate programs
Eleven master's degrees, including two executive programs, and two online
Three doctoral programs
Seven non-degree specialty certificates
Five master's dual degrees with Washington College of Law
MA Political Communication
Learn the essence of politics through the interplay of message content, delivery media, and audience analysis.