Welcome to the School of Public Administration at the University of Central Florida. We are located on the Orlando campus on the second floor of Health and Public Affairs building II. We offer courses in the areas of public administration, nonprofit management, urban and regional planning, research administration, and emergency management. We also house the Center for Public and Nonprofit Management and are affiliated with the Journal of Health and Human Services Administration.

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our exceptional academic and research programs and focus on community engagement.

Announcement

>> More07/17/17  

Congratulations to Associate Professor Staci Zavattaro on her selection as the new editor of Administrative Theory & Praxis, a leading quarterly journal in public administration published by Talylor & Francis. Zavatarro will oversee an editorial board of international scholars that is responsible for the content of each issue. UCF adjunct instructor and dual public affairs Ph.D. + MPA student Esteban Santis will serve as an editorial assistant.

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— Mary Ann Feldheim,  Ph.D., Associate Professor
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— Ben Hagen,  B.S. in public administration, '10; Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project
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