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and Public Service

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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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Dr. Valerie Hudson Publishes Book Regarding the Importance of Women for Global Security

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Dr. Valerie Hudson Publishes Book Regarding the Importance of Women for Global Security

Global history records an astonishing variety of forms of social organization. Yet almost universally, males subordinate females. How does the relationship between men and women shape the wider political order?

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The Bush School Intelligence Studies Program

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Bush School Highlighted As Part Of Texas A&M Foundation Exploration Day

The Texas A&M Foundation hosted more than 600 of its top donors to campus Thursday morning for its second annual Exploration Day. The Bush School of Government and Public Service was one of four colleges highlighted at the event.

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Thirty-three Bush School Students Serve on Fourteen Brazos Nonprofit Organization Boards

Over the last year, thirty-three Bush School students have served Brazos County through the Bush Board Fellows program, which allows students to work with fourteen nonprofit organizations. /p>

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Former CIA Operative to Speak on Modern HUMINT Operations

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[CANCELED EVENT] - Former CIA Operative to Speak on Modern HUMINT Operations

Note: This event has been canceled. On Monday, March 23, Bruce Valentine, former Associate Deputy Director of the CIA for Operations (ADDO), will deliver a talk titled “Human Intelligence Operations in the Age of AI.”

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Bush School Speaker Urges New Approach to Development

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Bush School Speaker Urges New Approach to Development

On February 19, 2020, Dr. Michael Woolcock, Lead Social Scientist at the World Bank’s Development Research Group, gave a talk titled “Now for the Hard Part: Alternative Paths to Building State Capability for Policy Implementation.”

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The Coronavirus:  What’s Next?

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The Coronavirus: What’s Next?

On Monday, March 2, 2020, a distinguished panel of experts from the TAMU Bush School of Government and Public Service will discuss the current Coronavirus situation and what to expect as part of the School’s “What’s Next?” series.

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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