Certificate in Public Management

Four graduate certificate programs are offered in public policy and administration. These programs provide students with a post-baccalaureate knowledge of an area of specialization with public policy and administration. Students in these programs register as certificate students. Certificate programs require a set of four courses. Students who are admitted to a master’s degree program may apply coursework previously taken in a certificate program toward the requirements for the master’s degree.

This certificate is designed for professionals who want to increase their knowledge and skills in public management but do not currently have the time to pursue a Master of Public Policy and Administration degree.

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Core Courses (12)
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Introduction to Public Admin3
Organizational Behavior3
Public Financial Management3
Select a minimum of three courses from the following:9
Comparative Public Admin3
Info Tech in Publc Admin3
Human Resource Management3
Adv Financial Managment3
Local Government Mgmt3
Alternative Dispute Resolution3
Perf Meas Nonprofit/Pub Mgmt3
Public Infrastructure Mgmt3
Public Mgmt Strat 21st Century3
Urban and Metropolitan Gov3
Strat Comp in the Public Sect3
Plan,Policy Making&Bult Envir3
Ethics & Prof Responsibility3
Policy Evaluation Analytics3
Total Credit Hours12