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NASPAA Accreditation Information

NASPAA Acreditation


NSU's M.P.A. is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation and listed on the Annual Roster of Accredited Programs in conformity with NASPAA standards. Being part of a program that is accredited by NASPAA is widely considered the global standard in public service education.

As of fall 2023, there are 43 designated MPA degree seeking students at NSU.

Graduation Rates for the 2017-2018 entering class

Initially Enrolled Graduated within 2 years Graduated within 3 years Graduated within 4 years Total Students Graduated and Persisting to Graduation
Total Number of Students in the ARY-5 Cohort 28 6 10 12 13

Employment Rates for the 2022-2023 graduating class

National or central government in the same country as the program 0
State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program 2
City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program 4
Government not in the same country as the program (all levels) or international quasi-governmental 0
Nonprofit domestic-oriented 1
Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented 1
Private Sector - Research/Consulting 0
Private Sector but not research/consulting 1
Obtaining further education 0
Military Service 0
Unemployed (not seeking employment) 1
Unemployed (seeking employment) 0
Status Unknown 0
Total 9
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