Public Administration Certificate

Graduate Certificate Public Administration Program

Columbia Southern University recognizes that there is a growing desire of many within the workforce for focused training in a professional specialization. To meet this need, CSU offers a Graduate Certificate option in Public Administration. These Undergraduate/Graduate Certificate options fully utilize courses from the CSU degree concentrations.

Students select four courses (12 semester hours) from a graduate concentration to earn a graduate level certificate in the concentration area.

Note: Certificate programs are not eligible for Federal Student Aid.


The Public Administration certificate is designed to prepare students with the leadership, policy, research, marketing, finance, and budgeting knowledge they need to succeed in today’s competitive business environment. Upon completion of certificate requirements, students will be able to analyze the fundamentals of developing an effective project management team.

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