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Career Outcomes

Our LBJ School graduates begin their careers across sectors and across the world.

2020 Placement Data (PDF)

 

MGPS Placement Data by Sector

Data collected May 2020 at the time of LBJ Commencement

Total AY 2019–20 Graduates    
Total Responses: 28    
City, Country or Local Government 4 14.3%
Education 3 10.7%
Military 1 3.6%
National or Central Government 4 14.3%
Nonprofit Domestic-Oriented 4 14.3%
Nonprofit/NGOs Internationally Oriented 4 14.3%
Private Sector — Research/Consulting 3 10.7%
State, Provincial or Regional Government 5 17.9%
TOTAL 28 100%

 

MGPS 2020 Placement Data by Sector

 

 

MGPS Placement Data by Location

Total AY 2019–20 Graduates    
Total Responses: 29    
Texas 15 51.7%
Washington, DC 6 20.7%
Other Parts of the U.S. 1 3.5%
International 2 6.9%
Not reported 5 17.2%
TOTAL 29 100%

 

MGPS 2020 Placement Data by Location

 

 

 

MPAff Placement Data by Sector

Data collected May 2020 at the time of LBJ Commencement.

Total AY 2019–2020 Graduates    
Total Responses: 63    
City, County or Local Government 10 15.9%
Education 3 4.8%
National or Central Government 5 7.9%
Nonprofit/NGOs Internationally Oriented 1 1.6%
Nonprofit Domestic-Oriented 13 20.6%
Private Sector — Not Research/Consulting 4 6.3%
Private Sector — Research/Consulting 10 15.9%
State, Provincial or Regional Government 16 25.4%
Other 1 1.6%
TOTAL 63 100%

 

MPAff 2020 Placement Data by Sector

 

 

MPAff Placement Data by Location

Total AY 2019–20 Graduates    
Total Responses: 63    
Texas 49 77.8%
Washington, DC 3 4.8%
Other parts of the U.S. 9 14.3%
Not Reported 2 3.2%
TOTAL 63 100%

 

MPAff 2020 Placement Data by Location

 

 

MPAff Average Salary by Sector

 

MPAff 2020 average salary by Sector

 

Graduation Rates by Program

MPAff — Of the 118 who initially enrolled in AY2013–14:
Graduated in two years: 84 [71%]
Graduated in three years: 26 (18 of these are three-year dual degrees) [22%]
Graduated in four years: 2 (1 of these is a four-year dual degree) [2%]
Total students graduated and persisted to graduation: 112 [95%]
 
MGPS — Of the 41 who initially enrolled in AY2013–14:
Graduated in two years: 32 [78%]
Graduated in three years: 7 (4 of whom are dual degree students) [17%]
Graduated in four years: 1 (dual degree student) [2%]
Total students graduated and persisted to graduation: 41 [100%]
 

 


Where MPAff graduates landed jobs

Private

Boston Consulting Group

Deloitte

Facebook

Government Finance Officers Association

Indeed.com

Whole Foods

International

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

 

 

 

 


Nonprofit

Center for Public Policy Priorities

RGK Center for Philanthropy & Community Service

Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers

United Way for Greater Austin

Federal

Administration for Community Living

United States Military Academy

United States District Court for the District of Columbia

 


State

North Carolina Cooperative Extension

State of Texas Liability

Texas Department of Agriculture

Texas Education Agency

Texas Juvenile Justice Department

Texas Legislative Budget Board

Local (City)

Austin City Council

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

City of Chicago Office of the Mayor

New York City Council

 

 

 


Where MGPS graduates landed jobs

Private

CACI International

Harder+Co. Community Research

IBI Consultants

Konekti

International

Al Jazeera Media Network

Reuters

 

 


Nonprofit

Global Knowledge Initiative

Helen Keller International

Cleveland Clinic

State

Bureau of Economic Geology (The University of Texas at Austin)