Research Centers and Projects

Partnering to Build a Better Future

Our College has several research and community partnerships, which bring faculty and student expertise to bear on current issues.

 Center on Aging Research and Education Services (CARES)

US News and World Report Best Graduate Schools in Public Affairs Rankings Badge 
Ranked as one of the best Graduate Public Affairs programs in the US, and ranked as the #2 Public Affairs program at an HBCU!

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CSWE accredits the MSW program.


Our MPA degree is the only NASPAA-accredited program in Middle Tennessee.


Pi Alpha Alpha is the national  Honor Society for graduates who excel in public administration studies.

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The College of Public Service is proud to have had an ICMA Student Chapter since 2017.


The College is one of 24 partners nationwide with the Harvard Institute of Politics' National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement

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The College is a member of the Vote Everywhere Project - one of only 23 higher education members nationwide.

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