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Nationally Ranked MPA
U.S. News & World Report ranks the MPA program at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy 19th in the country out of more than 275 public affairs programs.
Within the field of public affairs, Rockefeller is ranked in the following specialties:
- 4th in Information and Technology Management
- 12th in Public Management and Leadership
- 12th in Nonprofit Management
- 14th in Public Finance and Budgeting
- 34th in Public Policy Analysis
UAlbany Experts Discuss the U.S. Capitol Attack
Faculty from across campus have offered insight to local and national media.
PERSPECTIVE: Right-Sizing Our Response to the 1/6 Terrorist Attack
“In the wake of the assault on democracy that occurred at our nation’s Capitol building on Wednesday, our response to another terrorist event – the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks – provides guidance on how we should respond moving forward,” states Public Service Professor James Steiner in his op-ed article published in Homeland Security Today.
This year’s holiday card was designed by Mehr Sharma, a political science major with minors in history and women’s, gender and sexuality studies. Sharma’s illustration depicts family, friends, and classmates on a Zoom call. “It’s indicative of the turbulent year we've all had but still recognizes the resilience humanity has had through it all,” she said.
Rockefeller College To Host Clerks Courses Online
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy will be hosting online courses for the Certified Municipal Clerks (CMC) and the Master Municipal Clerks (MMC) training programs. Clerks seeking professional certification through the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) as well as other municipal officials seeking professional development are welcome to participate.
Foreign Election Interference: The Dog That Did Not Bark
Cybersecurity expert Robert Knake will examine efforts by Russia, China, Iran, and other countries to influence the outcome of 2020 presidential, congressional, and state-level elections as well as U.S. efforts to thwart them.