Governing U is an index of public sector management and policy degrees from universities across the country. It provides a single source for browsing offerings from Master of Public Administration (MPA) , the Master of Public Policy (MPP) and the Executive MPA and certificate and other professional programs designed specifically for the education needs of working professionals in public service. Each entry includes a description of program offerings in the schools' own words. Governing U’s unique map interface also allows you to see the national landscape for public service grad programs and select schools for a closer look by geography
The Master of Public Affairs program at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs is designed to prepare leaders with the skills and knowledge to effect meaningful change in government agencies, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. The School’s mission is to develop leaders and ideas that will help our state, the nation and the international community address critical public policy challenges in an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world. Drawing upon a world-renowned, multidisciplinary faculty, a diverse and talented group of master’s and Ph.D. students, a global network of alumni, and the resources of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the world’s leading research universities, LBJ School graduates are uniquely qualified to shape public policy in the 21st century.