Submit the Apply Texas application and official copies of transcripts from each of the universities you attended to the graduate college.
The graduate college will average your GPA based on the last 60 credit hours of coursework completed towards your undergraduate degree. You must have completed your undergraduate degree.
The MPA program requires a 3.0 average in the last 60 credit hours of coursework, to have all transcripts at the graduate college and the GRE on file before the program can review your documents and submit a recommendation to the graduate college. If your GPA is between 2.75 and 3.0 you may be considered for conditional admission.
Yes. All files of students who apply to the program are reviewed by the director of the program. If a student does not meet the GPA requirement for admission his/her file will be reviewed individually by the program director for conditional admission on a case-by-case basis.
The MPA program homepage is the main source of information for the public, prospective, alumni and current students.
The program also maintains a TRACS site for current students and a student webpage.Important messages and deadlines as well as internships and job opportunities are posted on both the TRACS site and the student webpage.
The student webpage is an interactive page specifically for students in the program that allows them two-way communication with the program administrative assistant.
The program director is available to meet with students at either the Round Rock Higher Education campus or the San Marcos campus by appointment. The administrative assistant is also available at the San Marcos campus daily.
The program maintains contact with the students by email primarily. Students in the program are encourage to keep their contact information up to date with the administrative assistant and can do so by emailing any changes directly to her.
The program uses the TRACS site available through the university to email student on its program list and the student webpage.
You need to be accepted by the program unconditionally to be eligible for a position and have completed the graduate assistant application available by contacting the department office at 512-245-2143. The application can be emailed to you.
Yes. Agencies often sent requests for interns to the program. Specific information is posted on the student’s webpage and the MPA TRACS sites.
Non-students and prospective students can view the internships by entering: www.mpanow.wp.txstate.edu in the browser search area and scrolling down the right side information menu to “Who We Are” and selecting “Internships.”