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Bush School of Government & Public Service

College Station, TX

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  • Tipo de Escuela

  • Coste de la Aplicación

  • Promedio de Matrícula dentro del Estado

  • Promedio de Matrícula para Personas de Fuera del Estado

  • Ayuda Financiera Disponible

Grados Ofrecidos

Master of Public Service & Administration
Master of International Affairs
Master of International Affairs joint programs w/ Public Health or Economics
Master of International Policy (in College Station or in DC)
ONLINE Executive Master of Public Service & Administration

Nuestro Programa

Our people. We enroll students dedicated to public service and have seasoned practioners and academics who prepare these dynamic, future leaders.

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. 

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, and Latin America

MIA-MPH - Master of International Affairs-Master of Public Health  (78 credit hours)

MIP - Master of International Policy (1-yr, 30 credit hours. Requires 4 years professional, int'l experience)

Online Options Offered: 

EMPSA - Online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration (39 credit hours. Requires 5 years work)

Graduate Certificates:

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)


  • Coste de la Aplicación



  • Transcripciones Académicas Certificadas
  • Descripción Personal
  • 3 Cartas de Recomendación
  • Interviews required during the application process
  • GRE optional; encouraged if GPA below 3.2
  • Proof of English proficiency required for students from non-English speaking countries

Requisitos Adicionales

We conduct interviews for the MPSA and MIA

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Fall enrollment Priority Deadline: December 15

Final Deadline: mid January for MPSA and MIA; Feb 1 for joint degrees

Check website for MIP, which admits each semester.

Tipo de Estudiantes

  • Número Total de Estudiantes

    355 Estudiantes


  • Institución para el Servicio a las Minorías del Departamento Estadounidense de Educación
  • Underrepresented minority enrollment = 20-42% yearly
  • International enrollment = 7-18% yearly

Clubes y Asociaciones

  • 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.


Students work with our employment staff, faculty, and alumni to find relevant and meaningful employment. They can count on the Aggie Network to help them find jobs that matter to them. Typically, these employment sectors are fulfilled each year:

Federal Govt, State and Local Govt, Nonprofits/NGO, Govt Contracting, Private Orgs, Continuing Education, and Other.

Percentages are typically between 86-96% employed in a related field within 6 months of graduation. These range from intelligence/budget/data analysts, project/program managers, auditors, planners, program/legislative coordinators, security/contract/foreign affairs specialists, development associates, govt affairs assistants, giving officers, research associates, foreign service officers, and much more.

Matrícula & Ayuda Financiera

  • Promedio de Matrícula dentro del Estado

  • Promedio de Matrícula para Personas de Fuera del Estado

  • Ayuda Financiera Disponible

  • Promedio de la Ayuda Financiera Ofrecida


Información Adicional

  • Posibilidad de Solicitud de Exención de Tasas
  • This reflects tuition/fees per YEAR.
  • Every MPSA, MIA student receives a scholarship when admitted to the Bush School.
  • Additionally, MPSA, MIA non-residents receive non-resident waivers ($12,700 yearly savings).
  • Fee waivers only available to select service groups (Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, etc.); check website.