The mission of the University of North Texas Public Administration and Management Ph.D. Student Association (the Association) is to foster an environment of education, collaboration, and learning, as already established by the Department of Public Administration. The Association facilitates an environment where members can support each other both academically and socially. It also serves as an advocate for members to the department's faculty.
As members of the Association, students become a valuable component that facilitates discourse and insightful discussion The Association regularly meets to promote idea-sharing and collaboration. Student association meetings also provide members with the opportunity to familiarize themselves with university resources that better enhance their academic learning. The Association is comprised of members from the United States andnine (9) international countries.