The Baruch College School of Public Affairs educates the nation’s future leaders. It asks its students, "How will you IMPACT the world?" SPA is dedicated to improving the quality of public service through educational programs that foster outstanding careers in government and the nonprofit sector. Baruch encourages and offers research into the formulation and implementation of public policy through direct involvement with policy makers at all levels. Located in the New York City - the nation’s most vibrant global city - Baruch offers the most diverse program of its kind and the nation - and addresses the full spectrum of public service.