Details at a Glance
The Bush School at Texas A&M University is a presidential school with a clear vision: to prepare principled leaders for service in their community, their nation, and their world, and to do it affordably. Our dedication to serve others, which reflects the life of our namesake, George H.W. Bush, is a guiding force in our instruction. In fact, over 75% of our graduate go to work in public service and over 90% are employed within 6 months of graduation.
With an incoming class of about 90 students per department, you will become part of a family—learning from your colleagues, developing life-long friendships, and building strong professional networks. Students share a passion for public service and create an invigorating environment to do more for others. For our students, public service is a noble calling.
On-Campus Degrees Offered:
MPSA - Master of Public Service & Administration (48 credit hours)
TRACKS: Public Management; Public Policy Analysis; Nonprofit Management
CONCENTRATIONS: Analytical Methods; Cybersecurity Policy/Mgmt; Education Policy/Mgmt; Energy, Environment & Technology Policy/Mgmt; Health Policy/Mgmt; Homeland Security & National Defense; International NGOs; State & Local Policy/Mgmt; Individually Designed Areas
MIA - Master of International Affairs (48 credit hours)
TRACKS: National Security & Diplomacy; International Development & Economic Policy
CONCENTRATIONS: American Diplomacy & Foreign Policy; American Homeland Security; Cybersecurity Policy; US Defense Policy & Military Affairs; Intelligence as an Instrument of Statecraft; International Politics & Grand Strategy; Conflict & Development; Methods; Pandemic Preparedness & Disaster Response; Women, Peace, and Security; International Economics & Trade; International Economic Development; International NGOs; Regional Studies in China, Europe, Middle East
MIA-MPH - Master of International Affairs-Master of Public Health (78 credit hours)
MIP - Master of International Policy (1-yr, 30 credit hours. Requires 6 years int'l experience)
Online Options Offered:
EMPSA - Online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration (39 credit hours. Requires 5 years work)
CAIA - Advanced International Affairs Certificate (12 credit hours)
CHLS - Homeland Security Certificate (15 credit hours)
CNPM - Nonprofit Management Certificate (12 credit hours)
PBMG - Public Management Certificate (12 credit hours)
Fall enrollment Priority Deadline: December 15
Final Deadline: January 15 for MIA; Febraury 1 for MIA-MPH; February 15 for MPSA
Check website for MIP, which admits year round.
Clubs & Associations
- Student Government Association
- Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, Social Committee, etc
- Public Service Organization
- Alexander Hamilton Society
- Foreign Language & Culture Society
- Bush School Ambassadors
- European Horizons
- Bushwhacker Athletics
Additionally, Texas A&M University boasts over 1,000 active student organizations, including many dedicated solely to graduate students.