Executive Master of Public Service and Administration in Public Service and Administration
The Bush School of Government and Public Service offers an online, non-thesis Executive Master of Public Service and Administration (EMPSA) program leading to a Master of Public Service and Administration degree. The program is designed for individuals, executives, and managers with at least five years cumulative experience in public service--including at least three years at the middle-to-upper level. The program requires one week in residence on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas or at the Washington D.C. Texas A&M University teaching location, two separate times during the program for a total of a two week residence period.
The EMPSA program develops an executive student’s strategic thinking skills, budgetary proficiencies, research abilities, and management expertise in order to prepare principled leaders who will effectively lead in complex and rapidly evolving public service fields--in particular the areas of homeland security, nonprofit management, or public management. The program is delivered online to serve a population of professionals, who due to the scope of their responsibilities, are unable to attend an in-residence academic program.
Students may select between the three tracks of Homeland Security, Nonprofit Management, or Public Management. Students who have professional or executive-level experience will be provided unique development opportunities throughout their study to strengthen and enhance executive-level decision making skills.
This program is approved for delivery via asynchronous distance education technology.