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The UCCS School of Public Affairs is one of the premier schools of public administration in the Rocky Mountain West.  We feature a Master of Public Administration (MPA) program, accredited by NASPAA; highly ranked and respected programs in Criminal Justice; and we are excited to add two Social Work programs, beginning Fall 2020.

 

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UCCS Downtown Virtual Mini-Series

Join UCCS Downtown live on Instagram for their virtual mini-series, which will include a virtual tour, alumni spotlight, reopening, and more.  Live every Thursday in May at 4pm.

SPA Programs Ranked by US News and World Report 

The online Master of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Certificate program in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Leadership were each ranked #14 in their respective categories by the US News and World Report.  Read more

Faculty Publication News: Dr. Don Klingner

Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Dr. Don Klingner for his editorial "Migration and Immigration", which has been published by Taylor & Francis as part of "The State of the Republic" editorial series in Public Integrity, a journal of the American Society for Public Administration.

Faculty News: Dr. Gia Barboza

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr. Gia Barboza, who will join the editorial board of the “Child Maltreatment,” one of the top-ranked academic journals in the areas of social work and family studies.  Read about it on Communique

Faculty Publication News: Dr. YongJei Lee

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr. YongJei Lee on the acceptance of his article “Following their lead: Police perceptions and their effects on crime prevention” in Justice Quarterly.

Faculty Publication News: Dr. Katy Cathcart

Congratulations to Senior Instructor of Criminal Justice Dr. Katy Cathcart on her new book Power & Authority: Profiles of Contemporary Law Enforcement and Corrections Applications.

Faculty Publication News: Dr. Henriikka Weir & Dr. Edin Mujkic

Congratulations to Assistant Professors Dr. Henriikka Weir and Dr. Edin Mujkic for getting their article "Causes and explanations of suicide terrorism: A systematic-review" accepted in Homeland Security Affairs: The Journal of the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

Faculty Publication News: Dr. Edin Mujkic

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr. Edin Mujkic for getting his article "International military education and training: promoting democratic values to militaries and countries throughout the world" accepted in the journal Democracy and Security.

Faculty Publication News: Dr. Edin Mujkic & Dr. Don Klingner

Congratulations to MPA faculty, Distinguished Professor Dr. Don Klingner and Assistant Professor Dr. Edin Mujkic, for getting their article "Dieselgate: How hubris and bad leadership caused the biggest scandal in automotive history" accepted in the journal Public Integrity.

Faculty News: Dr. YongJei Lee Tapped as Prestigious Ethics Fellow

School Public Affairs' Assistant Professor, Dr. YongJei Lee, has been chosen to serve as a UCCS Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Faculty Fellow for 2018-2019.

New Graduate Dual Degree Program

We are pleased to announce the new Dual Masters-Public Administration & Sociology.

Read UCCS official announcement "UCCS creates new dual graduate program in public administration, sociology".

Outstanding Faculty Award: Rich Radabaugh

We are pleased and humbled to announce that Criminal Justice Senior Instructor Rich Radabaugh, Esq. has received the UCCS 2018 Outstanding Instructor Award!

Faculty News: YongJei Lee

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr. YongJei Lee for being selected as the UCCS faculty lead in the Compass Curriculum Assessment of Inclusiveness.

School of Public Affairs Scholarship

To celebrate UCCS' 50th Anniversary and to provide financial support for students, the UCCS School of Public Affairs Scholarship has been created to raise funds for student scholarships.

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