College of Public Service

We Educate Leaders and Scholars Who Serve

Our mission is to educate, socialize and serve students and employers of nonprofit, healthcare and urban organizations by: [think] providing educational programs that build skills in knowledge of social work, urban affairs, public administration, and leadership; [work] conducting scholarly and applied research activities supportive of these educational purposes; and [serve] consulting and applying research and knowledge of social programs. 



Our Programs

Graduate Catalog (includes admissions requirements)

2015-2016 Public Service Research Brown Bag Series

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Michael Harris, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor, College of Public Service
615-963-7201
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Cara Robinson, Ph.D.
Interim Department Chair and Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work and Urban Studies
BSSW Social Work; Child Welfare Certification; MSW MTC; BS Urban Studies; minor Nonprofit Management and Leadership
615-963-7243
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Rodney Stanley, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Professor, Public Administration
MPA; PhD Public Administration; MPS; Graduate Certificates in Nonprofit Management; Healthcare Planning and Administration; Public Policy; and Executive Leadership
615-963-7241
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