With the campus situated only a few miles from downtown Houston and in the center of over 5 million people, 133 cities, 79 independent school districts, 727 municipal utility district, and hundreds of special districts, the University of Houston MPA Program is appropriately metropolitan driven. Its underlying theme is the complexity of multiple overlapping units of government, overarching everything that local governments and non-profits do in a metropolitan area. It focuses on issues of major interest to major metropolitan areas.
In the spotlight
- UH MPA program announces honorees for public service - The Pasadena Citizen
- Not the grammys, emmys, but metro area’s public official award- fortbenstar.com
- Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard nominated for ‘Public Official of the Year’ award - yourFortBendnews.com
News & Events
This will be the University of Houston Master of Administration Program’s fourth year, with the sponsorship of Peter Brown’s Better Houston, to honor the public official of the year for the Houston metropolitan area. Please help us to find the Houston metro area public official of the year for 2015 by nominating a qualified public official. If you are aware of a public official who qualifies for the 2015 award, please submit a nomination form.
Rebecca Huerta, Corpus Christi's new city secretary, took the oath of office during the City Council meeting on January 14th. Huerta succeeded Armando Chapa, who retired at the end of last year.