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 students with knowledge and analytical skills in diplomacy, international politics, regional studies, intelligence, international economic development, and more.

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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.


On-Campus Degree Scholarship and Cost

Merit scholarships range from $1,000 to $29,000 per year

100% of on-campus, full time MPSA/MIA students receive awards

In-state tuition and fees are awarded to MPSA/MIA non-Texas scholarship recipients

Graduate assistantships are available for select second-year students

IN-STATE PER YEAR
In-state Tuition/Fees @ 24 hrs $12,800
Average Bush Scholarship-$5,000
Average TUITION/FEE COST $7,800
Cost of Living+$21,000
Average YEARLY COST $28,800

OUT-OF-STATE COST PER YEAR
Out-of-state Tuition/Fees @ 24 hrs$24,830
Average Bush Scholarship -$5,000
Non-resident T/F Waiver-$12,000
Average TUITION/FEE COST $7,830
Cost of Living+$21,000
Average YEARLY COST $28,830

Reasonable Tuition/Fees + Generous Scholarship + Low Cost of Living = AFFORDABILITY


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.