The Center for Public Administration and Policy promotes the common good of our constitutional republic and the advancement of public service by providing outstanding education, research, and outreach in the theory and practice of public administration, management, and policy.
CPAP offers both the MPA degree and the Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Affairs. Our MPA program is accredited by NASPAA and is currently ranked 17th nationally among Public Management Administration programs by U.S. News and World Report.
CPAP is one program at three campuses: Alexandria (MPA, PhD), Blacksburg (MPA, PhD), and Richmond (MPA). The application requirements for our degree programs are the same for all three campuses.
CPAP also offers graduate certificates in Local Government Management, Public and Non-Profit Financial Management, and Homeland Security
“Diversity and the Commemorative Landscape” Blacksburg and Alexandria
Mar 02 2:00 pm EST “Diversity and the Commemorative Landscape” Elizabeth Morton Professor of Practice Urban Affairs and Planning Virginia Tech Monday, March 2, 2 - 3:30 AA 111 and Prince Street Rm 304, by polycom Upcoming presentation information is forthcoming All presentations held by polycom from Alexandria Times and locations still to be determined on March 16 and March 19 For more information, email Elizabeth Morton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Roundtable: Managing Across Hybrid Organizations 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA, SPIA Presentation Room
Mar 05 5:30 pm EST Part of the SPIA Roundtable on Leadership and Administration Speaker: Steven Rathgeb Smith, Executive Director, American Political Science Association Title: Managing Across Hybrid Organizations 5:30 pm reception 6:00 pm talk RSVP: https://rathgeb.eventbrite.com Co Sponsored by the Center for Public Administration and Policy and the Metropolitan Institute
Roundtable: Government 2030: The Shape of Things to Come 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA, SPIA Presentation Room
Mar 19 5:30 pm EDT Part of the SPIA : Roundtable on Leadership and Administration Thursday, March 19 Government 2030: The Shape of Things to Come Speaker: Don Kettl, Professor, University of Maryland Topic TBA 5:30 pm reception 6:00 pm talk RSVP: https://kettl.eventbrite.com Co Sponsored by the Center for Public Administration and Policy and the Metropolitan Institute