The Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University provides a rigorous two-year program that combines theoretical and practical instruction in the fields of international relations, international economics, security, international development, intelligence, diplomacy, and regional studies and leads to the Master of International Affairs (MIA) degree. Study abroad courses, language immersion, and leadership and exchange programs supplement the curriculum, helping to prepare students for careers in international affairs.
The Department of Public Service and Administration at the Bush School of Government and Public Service offers three tracks of curriculum, including public management, public policy analysis, and the growing nonprofit management track—ranked among the top 10 in the nation among public schools. The curriculum within the department is a blend of both the theoretical and the practical—providing students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for successful careers in public service. Students can choose from a number of concentrations to focus their studies including state and local government; health policy; education policy; security policy; energy, environment, and technology; international nongovernmental organizations; and individually designed concentrations offering flexibility to students with specific interests.