University of Texas at Austin

LBJ School of Public Affairs

Public Affairs


P.O. Box 7337

1616 Guadalupe, Suite 2.408

Austin, TX 78713

United States




1-512-471- 8492

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Public Affairs

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The LBJ School confers the Master of Public Affairs (M.P.Aff.) degree upon completion of any of ten program options: the regular program; eight joint program options; and the mid-career option. Whatever theroute selected to earn the degree, all students take certain courses in the core sequence, participate in at least one policy research project, and write a master's professional report or thesis. The emphasis throughout the program is on mastery of the problem-solving skills and management principles that underlie successfulperformance in the public sector environment.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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