Bush School, named after George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, was founded as an academic unit in Texas A&M University’s College of Liberal Arts. The School formally opens in 1997 and two years later, produced its first Masters of Public Service and Administration graduates. Bush School became an academic college in the year 2000 and celebrated it’s 10th anniversary in 2007. Bush School is ranked 22nd among public universities and is included in US News & World Report¬s 2009 America’s Best Graduate Schools.
Bush School offers a Master in Public Service and Administration and a Master’s Program in International Affairs. Apart from these, the School also offers online and extended educational certificate programs in advanced international affairs, China studies, homeland security and non-profit management.
Students enrolled in any of Texas A&M University’s graduate programs are eligible to enroll in the online graduate certificate courses. Non Texas A&M University students must apply for admission to the school before taking any courses. The admission requirements and processes are course specific and more information can be found on the certificate course link on the Bush School web page. Further information can also be obtained by contacting a Bush School program advisor.
Tuition fees are not set and are, like admission procedures and requirements, course-dependent. Cost estimates for a semester of online study may be requested from the Bush School Admissions Office. Information on financial aid available to qualified students can also be obtained from the School. Financial assistance comes in the form of in-house scholarships, federal grants, state grants and private loans.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, classes, school rankings, reviews, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Bush School of Government & Public Service.