Texas Tech University

Public Administration

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Texas Tech Public Administration 

Welcome to the Public Administration program at Texas Tech University. The Master of Public Administration (MPA), fully accredited by the NASPAA (The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration), provides professional knowledge and skills-based competence for working public administrators or students seeking a career as a manager or policy analyst in public or nonprofit agencies. Recipients of our degree enter the job market equipped with general public management skills and a specialization in a particular public sector or policy area such as non-profit management, fiscal administration, health administration, and health policy among others. The MPA is conferred and administered by the Department of Political Science in conjunction with the Center for Public Service.  Our degree is offered in the following locations: Lubbock (Main Campus), Waco, Sherman (Austin College), and Dallas/Fort Worth (Collin College).

We also have an online degree program.

Our degree offers concentrations on the following areas: NASPAA Logo

Public Management
Nonprofit Management
Environmental Policy and Administration

At Texas Tech, we are deeply concerned about teaching as well as research, and we offer a quality education with a high degree of interaction among faculty and students. We are committed to challenging students in the classroom and to providing a "cutting-edge" education. As a result, our students are often involved in real-world projects—working with faculty in the Earl Survey Research Lab, assisting with Center for Public Service projects, or by providing a public service to community organizations through service learning projects.

If you want to learn more about Texas Tech's MPA program, then please explore the site, review the MPA Handbook, and contact us at 806-834-4868 or fill out the inquiry/request form below to set up an appointment to talk about your educational and professional goals.


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