APSPA has recieved acreditation proposal from Master of Government Affairs and Administration (MGAA), Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta  on 15 December 2016. After paper based evaluation taking 3 months, three evaluators, Prof Amporn Tamronglak, Thammasat University (TU) Thailand, Prof Ahmad Martadha Muhammad, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), and Prof David Almarez, Illigan Institute of Technology, Philipines visited UMY on 26-27 May 2017.

Fig. 1. Dr. Dyah Mutiarin, Prof Amporn tamronglak, Dr. Gunawan Budiyanto, Prof. Ahmad Martadha, Dr. Achmad Nurmandi and Sri Atmadja AR. P.hD.

Evaluators will evaluate APSPA standard’s accreditation as follows

Standard 1 Vision, Mission, Objectives, Goals, and Achievement Strategies
Standard 2 Governance, Leadership, Management System, and Quality Assurance
Standard 3 Students and Graduates
Standard 4 Human Resources
Standard 5 Curriculum, Learning and Academic Circumstances
Standard 6 Financing, Infrastructures, and Information Systems
Standard 7 Research, Community Engagement or Services and Collaborations