Graduate Certificate in Public Management Development

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The Public Management Development Certificate is available to students who are interested in studying public administration but not in committing to an entire MPA program. Both a basic certificate (16 credits) and an advanced certificate (36 credits) are available.

Course offerings within the basic program provide an introduction to the concepts and skills associated with public sector administrative responsibilities. The advanced certificate program permits further development in the fundamentals of public sector management.

Note: Admission to the certificate program is upon the same basis as is admission to the MPA program.

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Public Management Development Certificate, Graduate

The Public Management Development Certificate Program is available to students who are interested in engaging in study in public administration but not in commitment to an entire MPA program. Both a basic certificate (16 credits) and an advanced certificate (36 credits) are available. Course offerings within the basic program provide an introduction to the concepts and skills associated with public sector administrative responsibilities. The advanced certificate program permits further development in the fundamentals of public sector management. Admission to the certificate program is upon the same basis as is admission to the MPA program.

Notes: 

  • admission to the certificate program is upon the same basis as is admission to the MPA program;
  • available to students who are interested in engaging in study in public administration but not in commitment to an entire MPA program.
  • information can be found here: Public Management Development Certificates

Choose the basic certificate or advanced certificate.

Required Basic Certificate Courses
PADM 501PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH APPROACHES5
PADM 503FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION5
PADM 509PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION5
PADM 511PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND LEADERSHIP5
Total Credits20
Required Advanced Certificate Courses
PADM 501PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH APPROACHES5
PADM 503FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION5
PADM 507PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS5
PADM 509PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION5
PADM 511PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND LEADERSHIP5
PADM 513PUBLIC PLANNING AND BUDGETING5
PADM 515ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND REGULATION5
Total Credits35

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