COLLEGE STATION, TX – Jessica Parker from Central Square, has been admitted to the Master’s Program in International Affairs (MPIA) at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service in College Station, Texas.
Parker joins eighty-two other first year MPIA students at the School, which is ranked in the top 13 percent of public policy programs at public universities in the country.
The entering MPIA class includes students from forty-five institutions in fifteen states and five countries.
Founded in 1997, the Bush School of Government and Public Service is a professional graduate school offering master’s degrees in public service and administration and in international affairs.
A nonpartisan institution, dedicated to defining excellence and nurturing future leaders in the noble ideals of public service, its mission is to prepare principled leaders for government and public service, conduct research, and perform service.
With a total enrollment of 275, the Bush School is a rapidly growing, continually changing educational institution, inspiring students to a lifetime of service in professional careers in public and international affairs.
The distinguished faculty are fully engaged in the School’s extensive research agenda, instructional activities, and professional service. The School houses three research institutes: the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy; the Scowcroft Institute for International Affairs; and the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy. Five graduate certificates are offered on campus and online: Certificates in Advanced International Affairs, Homeland Security, Nonprofit Management, National Security Affairs, and China Studies.