November 3, 2020: Matthew Miller began working on his Executive Master of Public Service & Administration (EMPSA) degree as a member of the charter class in summer 2016 when the program began. It was not his first time as a student of the Bush School of Government & Public Service. Miller had already earned an online graduate Certificate in Homeland Security while working at a previous job.
From EMPSA Student to Rocket Scientist: Schedir Illoldi on her Time in the Bush School’s EMPSA Program
August 21, 2020: Most people wait until after they have finished their master’s degree to switch careers or change jobs. As a chronic overachiever, Schedir Illoldi was not one of them. While pursuing the Executive Master of Public Service and Administration (EMPSA) degree from Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service, Schedir was working as a Commercial Space Transportation Safety Inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration Office of Commercial Space Transportation.