• Welcome!

    The Reubin O’D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy is one of the oldest public administration schools in the nation. Our faculty consistently rank in the top 10 in the nation in research productivity, and our master’s and doctoral programs are highly ranked in Florida and the U.S.

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  • Askew School 75th Anniversary

    Askew School of Public Administration and Policy celebrates 75th anniversary

    This year, the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy celebrated our 75th anniversary. More than 150 students, faculty, and alumni gathered, including Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey and Leon County Administrator Vince Long.

  • Tian Tang, Ph.D.

    Study finds local voluntary programs are effective in promoting green energy

    Assistant Professor Tian Tang, Ph.D., studied the effectiveness of voluntary environmental programs (VEPs) that encourage local governments to promote solar-friendly practices.

Welcome to the Askew School at Florida State University

Promoting Scholarship, Democratic Governance, and Integrity.

The Askew School of Public Administration and Policy offers one of the oldest master’s degrees in the country, dating back to 1947. We have an exciting variety of topics to study, nationally-known faculty, and tremendous students. We strive to promote ethical and competent leadership in the management of public and non-profit organizations through training that emphasizes the integration of theory and practice, creative problem solving, integrity and stewardship, and skills in research and administration.

If you’re interested in public service and are motivated to solve problems and make decisions that improve people’s lives, then studying public administration may be the career direction you’re looking for. Graduates from Askew School at FSU find highly rewarding work with government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private firms.