Welcome to the Bush School


The Bush School of Government and Public Service, named after George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, was founded in 1997. Currently, the Bush School is ranked 21st among public universities for public affairs programs. The Bush School educated principled leaders in public service and international affairs, conducts research, and performs service.

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Why attend the Bush School of Government and Public Service?

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Quality education with a blend of professional and academic faculty members

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Emphasis on public service both in the classroom and beyond with team based capstones, simulations, and case studies

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Generous financial support and low-cost degree with diverse students, faculty, and staff


Rankings

  • The Princeton Review/USA Today — listed Texas A&M as one of
    nation's 50 "best values" among public institutions
    The Princeton Review/USA Today — listed Texas A&M as one of nation's 50 "best values" among public institutions
  • Smart Money ranked Texas A&M No. 1 in "payback ratio"
  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine cited Texas A&M as a
    "best value" in its 2014 list of 100 best values in public institutions
    Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine cited Texas A&M as a "best value" in its 2014 list of 100 best values in public institutions
  • U.S. News & World Report consistently ranked Texas A&M
    in its listings of "best values among public universities"

Graduate Degrees

Master of Public Service and Administration

The Master of Public Service and Administration (MPSA) program develops principled leaders for the public and nonprofit sectors. The MPSA program is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). The curriculum provides students with knowledge and analytical skills in management, leadership, policy analysis, and research methods.

Master's Program in International Affairs

The Master's Program in International Affairs (MPIA) prepares students for professional careers in global affairs. The curriculum provides student with knowledge and analytical skills in diplomacy, international politics, regional studies, intelligence, and international economic development.


Certificate Programs

The Bush School welcomes students and working professionals in the fields of state, local, and federal government, international affairs, law enforcement, military, homeland security, nonprofit, the private sector and more. Our online graduate certificates are convenient for the busy professional and will apply toward degrees being pursued at the Bush School.