The Student Association of Public Administrators is a student organization which engages in academic, service, professional recreational and social activities. All MPA students are eligible to join SAPA. Students elect officers and also select a representative who participates in faculty meetings.
Pi Alpha Alpha is the Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. The purpose of Pi Alpha Alpha is to encourage and recognize outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration. Eligible students who receive a letter of nomination may elect to join the honor society.