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

2023 Career Outcomes Report (PDF)

 

MPAff Placement Data by Sector

 

Employment by Sector for the MPAff Degree

Status 

Count

National or central government in the same country as the program

5

State, provincial, or regional government in the same country as the program

10

City, county, or other local government in the same country as the program

6

Government not in the same country

 

Nonprofit domestic-oriented

15

Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented

3

Private Sector - research/consulting

9

Private sector (not research/consulting)

8

Military

0

Unemployed (not seeking employment)

1

Unemployed (seeking employment)

2

Total

59

 

 

MPAff Placement Data by Salary

MPAff Salary by Sector

Sector

Salary 

National or central government in the same country as the program

68,750.50

State, provincial, or regional government in the same country as the program

$65,201

City, county, or other local government in the same country as the program

$57,000.00

Government not in the same country

N/A

Nonprofit domestic-oriented

$66,155

Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented

$75,000

Private Sector - research/consulting

$91,786

Private sector (not research/consulting)

$104,689

Military

N/A

 

 

 

MPAff Placement Data by Location

 

Location for MPAff graduates

Location

Count

International

0

Other Parts of the US

8

Texas

26

Washington, DC

4

Grand Total

38

 

Where MPAff graduates landed jobs

EMPLOYER POSITION
Accenture Senior Consulting Analyst
AES Corporation eMobility Manager
American Immigration Council State & Local Policy Associate
American Institutes for Research (2) Research Associate (2)
Austin Public Health Emergency Planning Officer
Boston Consulting Group Senior Consultant
Capital Metro Deputy Chief of Staff
Children's Defense Fund Health Policy Associate
Children's Defense Fund Communications Associate
City and County of Denver Auditor's Office Associate Auditor
City of Austin Marketing Communications Consultant
City of Austin Information Security Office Program Manager
City of Austin, Office of Police Oversight Complaint Specialist
CohnReznick Consultant 1
Deloitte Consulting (2) Senior Consultant (2)
Department of Family Protective Services Auditor
Ethiopian Community Development Council Reception and Placement Program Coordinator/Lead Case Manager
FUSE Corps — City of Austin Executive Public Policy Fellow
Governor's Office of Policy Innovation and the Future — State of Maine Policy Analyst
Guidehouse Inc. State & Local Government Consultant
Guidehouse Inc. Managing Consultant, State & Local Government
Guidehouse Inc. Senior Consultant
Harris County Justice Administration Department Justice Policy Research Analyst
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health / Prosumers International Policy Fellow
Holmes Structural Designer
Human Restoration Project Director of Development
Humanities Texas Grants Program Officer
Jefferson County, Oregon Health Equity and Education Coordinator
Kids in Need of Defense Policy Analyst
LBJ School of Public Affairs Social Science/Humanities Research Associate IV
Marathon Capital Investment Banking Associate
Mathematica Health Policy Analyst
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Project Coordinator
Meta FX Content Designer
MITRE Health Policy Analyst
National Young Farmers Coalition Project Management and Impact Evaluation Coordinator
Oregon Office of Rural Health Program Manager, Rural Population Health
Pratt & Whitney Crisis Management and Data Analyst
Public Strategies Washington Policy Fellow
SRI International, Center for Innovation Policy and Strategy Policy Research Analyst
Strategic Economics Associate
Texas Appleseed Policy Associate
Texas Dept. of Transportation Federal Liaison, Government Affairs Division
Texas Senate Field Representative
Texas Workforce Commission State Pre-K Partnership Associate Director
The Carter Center Technical Advisor, Guinea Worm Eradication Program
The Council of State Governments Justice Center Content Development Specialist
They Them Consulting Chief Executive Officer
TIP Strategies Associate Consultant
Travis County Planning & Budget Office Budget Analyst
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Program Officer, Trafficking Victim Assistance Program
U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employment and Training Administration Workforce Development Specialist
U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Management & Program Analyst, Strategic Planning and Performance Division
U.S. Government Accountability Office (2) Analyst (2)
U.S. House of Representatives Legislative Assistant
U.S. House of Representatives Special Assistant
U.S. House of Representatives Digital Director
UT Law Senior Program Coordinator
Witt O'Brien's Policy Analyst

 

MGPS Placement Data by Sector

MGPS Placement Data by Sector

 

Status 

Count

National or central government in the same country as the program

5

State, provincial, or regional government in the same country as the program

3

City, county, or other local government in the same country as the program

1

Government not in the same country

N/A

Nonprofit domestic-oriented

1

Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented

3

Private Sector - research/consulting

11

Private sector (not research/consulting)

7

Military

3

Unemployed (not seeking employment

1

Unemployed (seeking employment)

7

Grand Total

42

 

 

MGPS Placement Data by Salary

MGPS Placement Data by Salary

Sector

Salary 

National or central government in the same country as the program

50,000.60

State, provincial, or regional government in the same country as the program

Unknown

City, county, or other local government in the same country as the program

Unknown

Government not in the same country

N/A

Nonprofit domestic-oriented

$50,002

Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented

$55,001

Private Sector - research/consulting

64,723.17

Private sector (not research/consulting)

$93,334

Military

$105,001

 

MGPS Placement Data by Location

MGPS Placement Data by Location

Location

Count

International

2

Other Parts of the US

4

Texas

11

Washington, DC

4

Grand Total

21

 

Where MGPS graduates landed jobs

EMPLOYER POSITION
Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) Senior Policy Associate
American Institutes for Research Research Associate
Central Coast Community Energy Manager of Energy Contracts & Compliance
Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN) Advocacy Associate
Dept. of Labor, Employment and Training Administration Workforce Development Specialist
Firefly Aerospace International Trade Compliance Specialist
Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Consultant
IDEA Public Schools Data Analyst
Integrity Business Officer
Maximus Summer Intern
Meta Dangerous Organizations Policy Manager
MITRE Senior Business Strategist
NNSA (Northwest Pacific Laboratory) Graduate Fellow
Norton Rose Fulbright Associate Attorney
Orchard Contract Operations Analyst
Q-Energy Deutschland GmbH Project Manager, Development
Refugee Services of Texas Afghan Placement and Assistance Manager
RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service Project Manager for Data Initiatives
SECURUS Strategic Trade Solutions Research Analyst
Sellers Dorsey Associate Consultant
Stratfor — a RANE company Eurasia Analyst
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Law Clerk
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Transparency Analyst
Texas Dept. of Public Safety Analyst
Texas House of Representatives Legislative Correspondent
The Alliance Resettlement Programs Coordinator
The Soufan Center Research Associate
TikTok Advertising Policy Manager
U.S. Government Accountability Office Analyst
U.S. Senate Staff Assistant
U.S. State Department Economic Officer
U.S. State Department Foreign Service
VF Corporation Sustainability & Responsibility Reporting Analyst
Witt O'Brien's Policy and Legislative Analyst
Zeihan on Geopolitics Research Analyst

 

Graduation Rates (Complete data in PDF)

MPAff 2017 Entry Grad Stats (MPAff allows part-time students)

Program Entry Year # Entry Time to Grad-Median # 19 months to Grad or less (Sp2019) or before # 22 months to Grad (Su2019) # 26 months to Grad (Fa2019) #30 months to Grad (Sp2020) # 34 months to Grad (Su2020) # +36 months to Grad # Exit Program-No Degree # In Progress (as of Sp2022) % Grad Rate
MPAff 2017 79 19 months or 4 semesters or 1.5 years or Sp 2019 44 (55%) 4 (5%) 5 (6%) 9 (11%) 2 (2%) 4 (5%) 7 (8%) 4 (5%) 91%
MPAff-DUAL 2017 24 30 months or 6 semesters or 2.5 years or Sp2020 8 (33%) 2 (8%) 10 (42%) 2 (8%) 0 0 0 2 (8%) 100%

 

MGPS2017 Entry

Program Entry Year # Entry Time to Grad-Median # 19 months to Grad or less (Sp2019) or before # 22 months to Grad (Su2019) # 26 months to Grad (Fa2019) #30 months to Grad (Sp2020) # 34 months to Grad (Su2020) # +36 months to Grad # Exit Program-No Degree # In Progress (as of Sp2022) % Grad Rate
MGPS 2017 42 19 months or 4 semesters or 1.5 years or Sp2019 24 (57%) 3 (7%) 4 (9%) 3 (7%) 0 1 (2%) 7 (16%) 0 83%
MGPS-DUAL 2017 13 30 months or 6 semesters or 2.5 years or Sp2020 2 (15%) 0 0 9 (69%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 0 0 100%

 

MPAff 2018 EntryGrad Stats (MPAff allows part-time students)

Program Entry Year # Entry Time to Grad-Median # 19 months to Grad or less (Sp2019) or before # 22 months to Grad (Su2019) # 26 months to Grad (Fa2019) #30 months to Grad (Sp2020) # 34 months to Grad (Su2020) # +36 months to Grad # Exit Program-No Degree # In Progress (as of Sp2022) % Grad Rate
MPAff 2018 59 Sp2020-19 months or less 44 (75%) 5 (8%) 3 (5%) 1 (2%) 1 (2%) 0 5 (8%) 5 (8%) 91%
MPAff-DUAL 2018 26 Sp2020-19 months or less 14 (54%) 0 0 9 (35%) 0 2 (8%) 0 1(3%) 100%

 

MGPS 2018 EntryGrad Stats

Program Entry Year # Entry Time to Grad-Median # 19 months to Grad or less (Sp2019) or before # 22 months to Grad (Su2019) # 26 months to Grad (Fa2019) #30 months to Grad (Sp2020) # 34 months to Grad (Su2020) # +36 months to Grad # Exit Program-No Degree # In Progress (as of Sp2022) % Grad Rate
MGPS 2018 28 Sp2020-19 months or less 23 (82%) 14 (4%) 2 (7%) 1 (4%) 0 0 0 0 100%
MGPS-DUAL 2018 7 Sp2021-30 months 1 (14%) 2 (28%) 0 4 (58%) 0 0 0 0 100%

 

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