Future Students

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The UCCS School of Public Affairs is located in the middle of Colorado Springs, part military town (home to Fort Carson,  U.S. Air Force Academy, Peterson AFB, and Shriever AFB ) and part technology/aerospace enclave. Colorado Springs city government, more than 1700 nonprofit organizations, and El Paso County are also major employers making Colorado Springs the perfect location for UCCS School of Public Affairs. The School of Public Affairs (SPA) offers an accredited Master of Public Administration degree and a Master of Criminal Justice degree, as well an undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. The substantive reality-based programs are designed to develop leaders who will devise innovative solutions to contemporary public issues. Is the School of Public Affairs right for you? Yes, if you are:

    • Committed to creating positive social change.
    • Driven to address societal problems through collective action.
    • Motivated to position yourself as a leader in the public, nonprofit, criminal justice or private sectors.