ONLINE GRADUATE PROGRAMS
The Bush School welcomes students and working professionals in various fields of state, local, and federal government, international affairs, law enforcement, military, homeland security, nonprofit, the private sector and more. Our Online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration Program, and our online graduate certificates are convenient for the busy professional.
The Executive Master of Public Service and Administration Program (EMPSA), Homeland Security, Nonprofit Management, and Public Management, 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. The EMPSA program prepares principled leaders who have the critical skills, knowledge, and expertise to excel and lead in the public service field, specifically in homeland security, nonprofit enterprises, or public management.
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The Certificate in Advanced International Affairs is an innovative way for individuals to acquire knowledge in international relations that supports a wide range of careers in a highly connected world. Now available with optional emphasis areas including diplomacy, defense policy and military affairs, and intelligence. Choose to complete this certificate in-residence, online, or in a combined format.
The Certificate in Homeland Security meets rapidly growing educational needs in the area of homeland security strategy, policy, and operations. The five course program combines a broad understanding of homeland security issues at the national level, with an in-depth analysis of key issues affecting federal, state, and local government, as well as the private sector. Students have the option of tailoring their program to achieve an emphasis in one of the following areas: Homeland Security Policy and Management, National Security Policy, Emergency Management and Crisis Preparedness, Critical Infrastructure Protection, or Border Security. Choose to complete this certificate in-residence, online, or in a combined format. Choose to complete this certificate in-residence, online, or in a combined format.
The Certificate in Nonprofit Management prepares the next generation of leaders to be effective managers of nonprofit organizations. Now available with optional emphasis areas including fund raising and philanthropy, fiscal and performance management, and leadership and management. Choose to complete the certificate in-residence, online, or in a combined format.
The Certificate in Public Management focuses on the capabilities required for effective and ethical leadership in the public and nonprofit sectors. This includes the knowledge and skills pertaining to the internal operation of public-service organizations and to the relationship between those organizations and their environments. Choose to complete the certificate in-residence, online, or in a combined format.
Geospatial intelligence (GeoINT) is a rapidly emerging field that leverages human intelligence and geospatial technologies in the support of national security and other intelligence activities. This 15-credit-hour Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence is offered jointly by the College of Geosciences and the Bush School of Government and Public Service.
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