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Welcome to the School of Public Affairs. When you connect with us, you’re getting access to a diverse group of students, alumni, and faculty - across the U.S. and around the world! We’d like to stay in touch with you. You can connect with us and our AU community on the social networking sites you like to spend time on.

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Graduate Admissions

American University offers 12 master's and doctoral degree programs in public affairs, policy, and public administration, as well as an increasing number of interdisciplinary programs. Connect with us to find contacts, faculty lists, and program details


Career Services

Our Career Center teaches undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni how to develop educational and career goals, decision-making skills and job search strategies needed to manage their professional and academic pursuits


Alumni Relations

Check out all the different ways that you can connect with alumni in your area and around the world.


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American University Blogs

The American University Blog covers a diverse range of topics related to SPA. We feature guests or provide commentary from students, faculty, or alumni. Also visit our Dispatches from the Campaign Trail blog.

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Our YouTube channel is a library of short videos about newsworthy ideas and activities. You can also watch our SPA Policy Explainers, which break down complex policy ideas into simple explanations.

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Find SPA students, alumni, colleagues, faculty and friends on LinkedIn, in a more professional setting. You can also browse SPA job openings ans share faculty blogs and stories.

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