LBJ EMPL Fast Facts. Highest ranked Public Affairs School in Texas. The LBJ School gives you a recognized credential and a ready-made network. 1000+LBJ Alumni Network in Austin. Student Cohorts of 20. Premier Faculty and Lecturers. No GRE required. 32 credit hour program. May 2014 classes begin. Every other weekend for 15 months. Questions? Information Session June 26, 2013. 5:15 - 6:30pm LBJ School Lobby.