The mission of the Bush School’s Department of Public Service and Administration is to inspire excellence in public service by:
- preparing individuals for impactful careers as thoughtful, objective, effective, and ethical public servants;
- producing theoretical and applied research that addresses the critical issues of the day and advances the understanding of public service;
- engaging with the community to serve the changing needs of society locally, regionally, nationally, and globally; and
- fostering an interdisciplinary environment that stresses the development of critical thinking skills and an appreciation for the benefits of diversity and inclusion.