Public Management (Graduate Certificate)

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (4.0 scale) or a master's degree from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
  • A brief written statement of the applicant's professional or educational goals and how a graduate certificate in public management supports these goals.
  • Successful review by the Admissions Committee.

In addition, all applicants should review the Admission to a Graduate Program section in this catalog.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (9 credit hours)
PAD 500PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND POLICY3
PAD 601PUBLIC BUDGETING3
PAD 735PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS3
Electives (6 credit hours)
Select two graduate courses with PAD prefix
U.S. PUBLIC POLICY
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC MANAGEMENT AND SERVICE
INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR PUBLIC AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR PUBLIC AND NONPROFITORGANIZATIONS
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT
PERFORMANCE-BASED MANAGEMENT IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
LEADERSHIP IN PUBLIC AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE POLICY
SURVEY METHODS AND DESIGN
Total Credit Hours 15