A certificate is an educational program of study in a specific discipline created for those interested in expanding skills and knowledge for personal and/or professional development. Certificates are credit-based and taught by qualified faculty members. Certificates align with existing curricula and are offered at the undergraduate and graduate level. Certificates require a minimum of 12 semester hours and are recorded on the student’s transcript.

Graduate Certificate In Public Administration

Designed to prepare students with the leadership, policy, research, marketing, finance, and budgeting knowledge needed to succeed in today’s competitive public administration environment. Upon completion of certificate requirements, students will be able to apply public theory policies to help solve public issues.

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

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