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and Public Service

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Welcome to
The Bush School of Government
and Public Service


Welcome to
The Bush School of Government
and Public Service

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Foreign Countries Represented

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In-Residence Students Awarded Scholarships $1K to $30K

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International Students

Bush School News



Kent Portney

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In Memoriam: Dr. Kent Portney

It is with a heavy heart that the Bush School of Government and Public Service announces that Professor Kent Portney passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 13, 2020.

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Dave McIntyre

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Remembering Noted Homeland Security Expert Dr. David McIntyre

Dr. David McIntyre, the founding Director of the Texas A&M Bush School of Government and Public Service graduate Certificate in Homeland Security program, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020.

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A statement from Dean Mark Welsh

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Texas A&M teaching site bolsters legacy of Bush 41 in D.C.

Yesterday morning, someone asked me what I thought about the events that have unfolded across our country since May 25th. The full answer to that question is much too long for an email, so let me just share the things that first sprang to mind in the moment after the question was posed.

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Bush School Washington, D.C. Campus

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Texas A&M teaching site bolsters legacy of Bush 41 in D.C.

Texas A&M University announced today plans to open a new teaching site in Washington, D.C. featuring The Bush School of Government and Public Service, a graduate program founded by the nation’s 41st president.

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Vedlitz Award in Science and Technology Policy Studies Bestowed on Michael Migaud

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Vedlitz Award in Science and Technology Policy Studies Bestowed on Michael Migaud

Michael Migaud, earning his Master of Public Service and Administration degree, is this year’s recipient of the Vedlitz Award for Excellence in Science and Technology Policy Studies.

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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Brazos Valley Nonprofits

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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Brazos Valley Nonprofits

The Center for Nonprofits & Philanthropy (CNP) at the Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University announced its findings on how local Brazos Valley nonprofit organizations are responding to COVID-19. /p>

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The Advice George Bush Gave Me in Grad School Seems Even More Important Today

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The Advice George Bush Gave Me in Grad School Seems Even More Important Today

I was lucky enough to earn my master’s degree at a presidential library. This alone was pretty amazing, but the icing on the cake was that this library’s namesake was still living and very much involved in “his” school. /p>

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Bush School Alum Coordinates Nonprofit Response to COVID-19 in New York City

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Bush School Alum Coordinates Nonprofit Response to COVID-19 in New York City

At 7 PM on a “normal” night in New York City, it’s easy to get lost in the “hustle and bustle” of America’s largest and most dense metropolitan area.

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Bush School Pets Bringing Joy During Social Distancing

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Bush School Pets Bringing Joy During Social Distancing

Bush School students, faculty, and staff came together last week to share some happiness amidst these difficult times. This came in the form of their pets!

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Bush School Alum Helps Coordinate Sugar Land COVID-19 Response

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Bush School Alum Helps Coordinate Sugar Land COVID-19 Response

For Kylie Jackson, reality set in on Wednesday, March 11th. On that day, the Houston Rodeo followed South by Southwest’s lead and cancelled its many events after fourteen cases of COVID-19 were found in the Greater Houston area.

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Responding to COVID-19

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Responding to COVID-19

This article reminds us that the current COVID-19 crisis is primarily a humanitarian crisis that threatens life not only in wealthy nations but also in fragile and conflict-prone countries in the developing world.

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Conflict Lobbying in the United States

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Conflict Lobbying in the United States

Millions of dollars are spent each year by foreign governments and rebel groups trying to influence the US government.

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Education Policy Workshop Highlights Research on Targeted Education Supports

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Education Policy Workshop Highlights Research on Targeted Education Supports

On March 3, 2020, Dr. Thomas Dee, Professor of Education at Stanford University, presented an Education Policy Workshop titled “My Brother’s Keeper? The Effects of Targeted Education Supports” at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library.

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COVID-19 Experts From Texas A&M System Fight Fear with Facts

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COVID-19 Experts From Texas A&M System Fight Fear with Facts

Scientists from The Texas A&M University System are helping the state, the nation and the world better understand, prepare for and respond to the outbreak of COVID-19.

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Graduate Degrees



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Master of Public Service and Administration

The Master of Public Service and Administration develops principled leaders for the public and nonprofit sectors. The MPSA program is fully accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

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Master of International Affairs

The Master of International Affairs 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.

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Online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration

The Online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration (EMPSA) program further develops and prepares highly skilled and knowledgeable principled leaders for public service with the in depth expertise to excel and lead in the public service field.

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Master of International Policy

The Master of International Policy program is intended for students who have already spent at least six years in the professional field of international affairs, broadly understood. The program expands students’ worldview and prepares them to advance their careers. World-renowned scholars and practitioners lead in-depth classroom discussions, collaborate on research, and mentor students in and out of the classroom.


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 may apply toward degrees being pursued at the Bush School.


Institutes, Centers, & Programs