Be part of a community of mavericks ready to attack the next generation of policy challenges.
Start your journey in a place that has it all.
The LBJ School is rooted in a strong tradition of governing through smart action.
If you are interested in policy solutions that have real-world impact, we invite you to discover the LBJ advantage. Fusing theory with practice, our curriculum prepares students to create tangible change in their communities and around the world. We value fresh perspectives, innovation and collaboration, and we believe every student has something unique to contribute.
Experience a lifelong connection that begins now. We’re excited to have you join us on this journey.
David W. Springer
Interim Dean, LBJ School of Public Affairs
Our curriculum is agile, geared toward a shifting global landscape and identifying new challenges as they emerge.
7:1 student-to-faculty ratio
experience an intimate classroom learning environment
17 dual degree and 13 specialization options across MPAff and MGPS programs
customize your degree to fit your interests
12 research centers
explore different areas of policy study
Year-long Policy Research Project
apply new knowledge to a client-created complex issue
400-hour internship placement
personalize your career path through real-world, hands-on research
We Bring Policy to Life.
This is a remarkable moment in public policy. Hear from our current LBJ faculty about what sets us apart.Watch Video