Whether you manage a small town or a government department that serves millions, we can help you take your public service career to the next level with a graduate certificate in public administration. You'll develop an advanced understanding of the political, social, and economic environments surrounding the field through a focus on public policy, strategic planning, fiscal management and leadership.
Why This Program & What You'll Learn
As a public administrator, you have to be an expert on a number of subjects, including public policy, strategic planning, law and regulations, and organizational behavior.
Hands-on projects will help you understand how to formulate and implement policies that reflect your political, social, and economic landscape.
Your courses in this program cover topics including:
- Employee relations
- Local government management
- Public finance
- Administrative law
- Organizational theory
- Urban government
The public administration graduate certificate will sharpen your personal brand as you pursue your career goals.
- Credits earned toward your graduate certificate will transfer toward a master of science in administration (MSA) with a concentration in public administration.
- This hybrid program offers courses online and at Global Campus satellite locations.
- Gain management and leadership expertise for both governmental and non-profit organizations.
Careers & Outcomes
A graduate certificate in public administration prepares you for a management role in the public and non-profit sectors.
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