Graduate Certificate in Professional Development In Public Administration
Minimum Total for Graduation: 15 hours
Degree: Graduate Certificate
The 15 credit hour certificate is designed for regularly admitted graduate students who desire advanced training in the field of public administration, but who are not seeking a master's degree at this time. Credits successfully earned with the certificate program can be transferred toward the MPA degree.
Students may substitute courses only upon approval of the Public Administration Council. Admission is through the Office of Research and Graduate Studies. Students pursuing this certification program should have a background in political science, public administration, economics, social work, criminal justice or any other administration related field.
Required Courses (15 hours)
PAD 585 - Public Sector Information Technology Management 3(3-0)
PAD 711 - Public Personnel Management 3(3-0)
PAD 713 - Public Budgeting and Finance 3(3-0)
PAD 714 - Program Analysis and Evaluation 3(3-0)
PAD 775 - Organization Theory and Behavior 3(3-0)
Total: 15 Semester Hours