Texas A&M University

Bush School of Government and Public Service

Public Service and Administration


Texas A&M University

4220 TAMU

College Station, TX 77845

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Public Service and Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MPSA is a 21-month, masters-level program for those interested in a public service career leading and managing organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. The 48-credit-hour program combines nine core courses with seven electives. A strong emphasis is placed on leadership, public policy analysis, and public management practices, but you also have the ability to tailor the degree to your particular interests in public administration. We offer two tracks and five elective concentrations, including nonprofit study and in policy and management study for state and local government, energy/environment/technology, security and health. Fall admission only.


SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools); NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)

International Student Requirements:

In addition to the standard application requirements of an online application and fee, resume, statement of purpose, leadership experience, relevant experience, 3 letters of recommendation with form, official transcripts, and a current GRE or GMAT score, international applicants must also provide a TOEFL or IELTS score (see our website for appropriate scores).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 48

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 226.55 in-state USD

In State Tuition (per year): $5580 per semester

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

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