The purposes of Pi Alpha Alpha are to encourage and recognize the outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration, to promote the advancement of education and practice in the art and science of public affairs and administration, and to foster integrity, professionalism and creative performance in the conduct of governmental and related public service activities.
Membership is limited to those who demonstrate academic achievement and/or outstanding public service.
Students and alumni who have completed 21 hours of course work at UNM leading to a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.7 or better are eligible for membership to Pi Alpha Alpha.
There is a one-time lifetime membership fee of $65.00. Please make your check or money order payable to the School of Public Administration.
The application deadline is January 31st of each year. Return the completed Pi Alpha Alpha application and a copy of your transcript to:
School of Public Administration
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001