Government and Public Administration

Hello, future POTUS!

Are you intrigued with American politics, international relations or political theory? Do you want to find out what makes our government run successfully? Are you interested in running for office?


HISD Four-Year Course Sequences

The Government and Public Administration program of study will prepare you with the information you need to be informed about the U.S. political system and relations between the United States and foreign countries. Be prepared to research political ideas, analyze governments, policies, political trends as well as collect and analyze data from public opinion surveys and election results. The future of America is in your hands.

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  • US Congress Member $170,000
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