Program Overview

The Executive Master of Public Service and Administration program prepares principled leaders who have the critical skills, knowledge, and expertise to excel and lead in the public service field, specifically in homeland security or nonprofit enterprises. The program is delivered online in order to serve full-time working executives and professionals.

The Executive Master of Public Service and Administration program is a 39 graduate credit hour, non-thesis degree program offered completely online with two weeks in residence. Admitted students may select between the two tracks of Homeland Security or Nonprofit Management. Students will be provided unique development opportunities throughout their study to develop executive-level problem solving and decision-making skills.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: Mostly Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.


    GRE preferred, but will accept GMAT.  Scores must be no older than five years. To apply, you must have at least five years professional experience or equivalent, and a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Resume. Statement of purpose.

    Program requries one week each year of residency (2 Weeks Total).

    School Overview

    Founded in 1876, Texas A&M is noted as the first public institution of higher education. Today, the school is the flagship university serving more than 60,000 students. The regionally accredited University hosts a number of online degrees and certificates within the following Colleges:

    • College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
    • College of Dentistry
    • College of Education & Human Development
    • College of Engineering
    • College of Geosciences
    • Bush School of Government & Public Service
    • College of Medicine
    • College of Nursing
    • School of Public Health
    • College of Science
    • School of Law 

    Online degree and certificate programs are designed with flexibility to meet the needs of adult students, and at the same time, retain the same standards as that of on-campus counterparts. Students have the opportunity to complete coursework on their schedule, communicate with faculty trained in online classroom delivery, and connect with peers through platforms such as discussion boards. Through Texas A&M University System (TAMUS), the University works to comply with state authorization requirements to ensure the quality of its programs to non-resident students beyond its state’s borders.


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