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William P. Hobby
Center for Public Service
Department of Political Science
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
phone - 512.245.3453
fax - 512.245.7815

Texas Certified Public Manager® Program

The William P. Hobby Center for Public Service

Training public and nonprofit managers in the ethical values and technical competencies associated with outstanding public service.

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2016 Texas CPM Conference

Over 120 CPM Alumni, students, faculty and graduates attended the 2016 Texas CPM Conference was conducted in Round  Rock, Texas on Friday April 8, 2016. Click here for information, pictures, Power Point slides and videos from the Conference.


Summer & Fall 2016 Academic Schedule

Click here for the 2016 CPM Academic Schedule for San Marcos & Round Rock, Texas.


43 New CPM Graduates Recognized at the Texas Capitol on December 12, 2015

Texas State University’s William P. Hobby Center for Public Service graduated 43 new Texas Certified Public Managers at the Texas State Capitol on Monday December 12, 2015.

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Texas CPM Program Re-Accredited for 5 Years

The Texas CPM Program underwent an extensive review and received its re-accreditation until the year 2020 at the National CPM Consortium Conference which was held in Phoenix Arizona on October 30, 2015.

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74 New CPM Graduates Recognized At the Texas Capitol June 8, 2015

Texas State University’s William P. Hobby Center for Public Service graduated seventy four new Texas Certified Public Managers at the Texas State Capitol on Monday June 8, 2015.

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Former Texas Lt Governor Bill Hobby Roasted and Toasted for his 83rd Birthday

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Click here for video shown at birthday celebration.

Click here for video of the “Roast & Toast” Celebration for Governor Hobby’s 83rd Birthday.


Blast from the Past

Click here for a video of the 1st Texas CPM Graduation which was conducted by Governor George Bush in December 1996.


National CPM Program

For additional information about the National CPM Program, please click here for a link to two articles about the CPM Program one appeared in the journal, The Public Manager and the other in PA Times.