Security Studies


The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) offers a program leading to the degree of Master in Public Affairs (MPA). The MPA degree allows the student to select from two different tracks: Public Administration and Public Policy & Management. And a third track a Concentration in Global Security Studies and Leadership.

Contact Information:

Dr. Terence Garrett
Department Chair/Professor
Public Affairs and Security Studies Department
MO Bldg. Room: 1.126
Phone: 956-882-8825 (Brownsville)
Phone: 956-665-2545 (Edinburg)

Online Program Information:

Dr. Aziza Zemrani
Associate Chair/Associate Professor
Public Affairs and Security Studies
College of Liberal Arts, R. 229 C
MPA Accelerated Online Program
Phone: (956) 665-7845 (Edinburg)