Earn a Master of Public Service and Administration degree from Texas A&M University and the Bush School of Government and Public Service that sets you apart!
The Executive Master of Public Service and Administration Program is a rigorous 39 graduate credit hour, non-thesis executive degree program offered online with a total of two required weeks in residence at Texas A&M University in College Station.
High Impact. Endless Possibilities. The executive program delivers high-quality and high-impact coursework for individuals who continue to pursue their full-time professional careers while further developing in-depth, advanced skills in public service leadership, decision making, and critical investigative and evaluative methods within the public sector. Degree program applicants must have at least five years of professional experience, preferably in one of the three curricular track areas of Homeland Security, Nonprofit Management, or Public Management.
A Natural Fit to Your Schedule. Leverage your time to the maximum with online classes. Online classes are held in fifteen-week fall and spring sessions, and ten week summer sessions. Two one-week residencies occur in July each summer.
Specialize in Your Field. EMPSA students select a track area of Homeland Security, Nonprofit Management, or Public Management and complete 21 hours in the track area.
Solve the Tough Challenges! The EMPSA education experience culminates with a final, required capstone project, in which executive students work collaboratively on a public service and administration project in conjunction with a government agency or nonprofit organization.
Trusted Reputation. Texas A&M University ranked #1 in Texas in student retention and graduation rates and #2 among all US universities for graduates that recruiters prefer to hire in a Wall Street Journal survey of top US corporations, nonprofits, and government agencies. Learn more about our rankings.
Connect Globally. Our students and graduates can experience the Aggie Network of over 400,000 former students who live around the world. Moreover, graduates become a part of the very strong, vibrant, and close-knit community of former students that comprise the Bush School network!