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We prepare students for professional careers with the Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs, Master of Public Administration, and the Master of Science in Education in K-12 Educational Leadership and Higher Education Administration

We practice an interdisciplinary approach to teaching, research, and civic engagement. Our faculty include a member of the National Academy of Public Administration, former New York City commissioners, a presidential professor, and awarding-winning scholars with publications in the leading academic journals in their fields.

We hold forums for the discussion of public policy and our research centers conduct cutting-edge studies of K-12 education, demography, public opinion, census data, and nonprofit management.

October Student Spotlight

student spotlight

Alyssa Alicino'14 discusses how her fellowship and internship experiences with the School of Public Affairs have shaped her professional journey and future career plans.
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Anna D'Souza

faculty spotlight

New elective study in food policy to be taught this fall by faculty member, Associate Professor Anna D’Souza, who plans to help undergrad and graduate students analyze government food policy and systems, addressing timely issues such as sustainability, service delivery, and globalization.
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alumni spotlight

Raising awareness for universal education for all children in Pakistan is a passion for founder and campaign director of Alif Ailaan, Mosharraf Zaid '01, who was recently recognized by the World Economic Forum as a 2014 Young Global Leader.
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Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Place
10/25/2014 Fall Graduate Open House
(MPA, Executive MPA, MSEd-Higher Ed Admin)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Ave
14th Floor Conference Center
New York, NY
11/5/2014 Information Session - Graduate Programs 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue
14th Floor - Room 270
New York, NY
11/6/2014 Information Session - SAM Citywide 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Baruch College Admin. Building
135 East 22nd Street
3rd Floor, Room 301
New York, NY
11/15/2014 Open House (Executive MPA) 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Avenue
14th Floor, Room 267
New York, NY