Askew School of Public Administration and Policy

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Askew School of Public Administration and Policy
Established 1947
Type Public
Dean Dr. Frances Berry (director)
Location Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Website Official website

The Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, located in Tallahassee, Florida, is a graduate school within the Florida State University College of Social Sciences. The School was founded in 1947 and offers eight specializations within the MPA, as well as joint degree programs with Urban and Regional Planning, Social Work, Criminology and Criminal Justice, and the Florida State University College of Law.[1] It was renamed in honor of the former governor, Reubin Askew.

The Askew School awards undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees, and offers non-degree certificate programs, in public administration and related disciplines. It has been consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the premier and elite public affairs schools in the United States. In addition, the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy was listed as the 3rd most productive in terms of students' publishing while in graduate school. The Askew School boasts a large network of distinguished alumni serving in leadership roles in state and local governments, as well as at the federal level.

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National Ranking according to U.S. News & World Report (2013 edition)[edit]

  • Graduate Schools - Public Affairs - 16th overall

Rankings #16 in Public Affairs (3)Specialties

  1. 15 in City Management and Urban Policy
  2. 18 in Public Management Administration
  3. 28 in Public-Policy Analysis

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