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:
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.