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Accreditation

DePaul’s School of Public Service degree programs educate ethical leaders to work in local, state and federal government. Through our cross-sector approach to learning, research and service, we help government leaders to connect domestic and global issues, alleviate poverty and build responsive government. We promote compassion for marginalized communities and service to all people with accountability, justice, professionalism, sensitivity and transparency.

The School of Public Service holds official NASPAA accreditation for four of our degrees:

International Public Service (MS)

Our Master of Science in International Public Service program was accredited in 2012.

Degree Chair: Ramya Ramanath, PhD

Faculty Committee:
  • Michael Diamond
  • Nicholas Kachiroubas
  • Molly O'Donnell
  • Raphael Ogom
  • Ramya Ramanath
  • Robert Stokes

Learn more about our Master of Science in International Public Service.

Public Administration (MPA)

Our Master of Public Administration program was accredited in 2012.

Degree Chair: Nick Kachiroubas, PhD​

Faculty Committee:
  • Steven Abbey
  • Krista Johnson
  • Nicholas Kachiroubas
  • Raphael Ogom
  • Joseph Schwieterman
  • Robert Stokes

Learn more about our Master of Public Administration.

Public Policy (MS)

Our Master of Public Policy program was accredited in 2017.

Degree Chair: Robert Stokes, PhD​

Faculty Committee:
  • Brian Giloman
  • Nicholas Kachiroubas
  • Joseph Schwieterman
  • Robert Stokes

Learn more about our Master of Public Policy.

Public Service Management (MS)

Our Master of Science in Public Service Management program was accredited in 2009.

Degree Chair: Raphael Ogom, PhD

Faculty Committee:
  • Michael Diamond
  • Michael Frigo
  • Raphael Ogom
  • Joseph Schwieterman
  • Robert Stokes

Learn more about our Master of Public Service Management.

Learn more about accreditation

To view the The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) roster and learn more about accreditation, visit the NASPAA website.

The School of Public Service is also a member of the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC).

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association accredits all degree programs of DePaul University. In 2007 the Commission granted accreditation to the Schools Online Programs. These specialized affiliations ensure excellence in education and training for institutions in the public service sector.