Texas Tech University

The Center for Public Service

The Center for Public Service provides research, training, and technical assistance to local governments, nonprofit organizations, community residents, and the business community in the West Texas region.


Economic and Employment Impact of the Decline in Oil Prices November 2016


Certified Public Manager Training

Upcoming Events and Programs:

  • Certified Public Manager Training in Lubbock, TX starting in February 2018

Examples of Past Events and Projects Include:

  • Luncheon with Dr. James Svara on the future of local government
  • Study of Police Services for the City of Post
  • Evaluation of the Public Defender's Office in Kaufman County, Texas
  • Certified Public Manager Training in Midland/ Odessa.
  • Rural Community Development Initiative, U.S. Department of Agriculture
    • This project will provide professional management education and direct technical assistance to farm labor housing organizations in West Texas.

For more information: pols.cps@ttu.edu or call 806-834-3729