Help Build Your Professional Network

As a student in Walden University’s School of Public Policy and Administration program, you will have many opportunities to build and expand your professional network.

Walden is pleased to provide the first step in helping connect you with the greater community of public administration professionals with a free, one-year membership to the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). ASPA has represented public-service professionals since 1939 and is one of the most respected societies of its kind. Its diverse membership includes some 9,000 government and nonprofit administrators, as well as educators, students, and scholars.

When you enroll in Walden’s Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.), Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.), or Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration programs, you will receive a free, one-year membership to the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).

ASPA benefits include:

  • Access to career-advancement resources through PublicServiceCareers.org.
  • A subscription to leading industry publications, including Public Administration Review journal and the PA Times newspaper, to keep you current on industry practices and developments.
  • Discounts on ASPA books, services, products, professional-development training, and conferences.
  • A membership to your local ASPA chapter, which allows you to connect and engage with other members.

Find out how you can benefit from earning your degree from a leading accredited online university. Request information or speak with an enrollment advisor by calling 1-866-492-5336. A list of international toll-free phone numbers is available for students outside the United States.