The LBJ School of Public Affairs, a graduate component of The University of Texas at Austin, offers professional training in public policy analysis and administration for students interested in pursuing careers in government and public affairs-related areas of the private and nonprofit sectors. The LBJ School has a proud tradition of commitment to public service in its highest sense: service aimed at improving the human condition.

Our degree programs include a Masters of Public Affairs (M.P.Aff), a mid-career M.P.Aff sequence, fifteen M.P.Aff dual degree programs, a Masters of Global Policy Studies, eight MGPS dual degree programs and a Ph.D. in Public Policy.

The LBJ School's faculty members represent a variety of academic disciplines, ranging from political science and economics to engineering and community and regional planning. The curriculum combines coursework in political economics, public financial management, and analytic methods with a practical application sequence that includes client-oriented policy research projects and agency internships.

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