Master of Public Administration


Online Program

Non-thesis: 42 Semester Credit Hours

Program Information:
The Master in Public Administration is an online NASPAA-accredited professional degree that prepares students for careers in public and nonprofit sectors. It is useful for both mid-career professionals looking to advance in their organizations and beginning career professionals seeking to develop public service careers.
Career Opportunities:
Counties, School Districts, State Government, Supreme Court, Charitable Organizations, Trade or Professional Organizations, Business Firms, Contracting and Consulting Firms, Educational Institutions.
Program Requirements:

  • Personal Statement: Typed, minimum 300-word personal statement that briefly describes your career goals, aspirations, and timetable for completion of your proposed graduate studies.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Interview: Must contact Program Advisor.

Degree Plan for curriculum outline and catalog information.

Department Contact:
Department of Social Sciences
5201 University Boulevard,
Dr. F. M. Canseco Hall (CNS) 313J
Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2613
Email: graduateschool@tamiu.edu

Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 206
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: 956.326.3020