Public Management (Graduate Certificate)
Graduate Certificate Program
Program Code: GRCT-NS
Major Code: PMG
Political Science and Public Administration Department
Classroom Building B218, (716) 878-6116
The Advanced Certificate in Public Management provides students with an advanced course of study at the graduate level concentrating on the conceptual, technical, and professional education and skills required for administrative and leadership positions in governmental offices and not-for-profit agencies. The program, totaling 15 credit hours, includes three required core courses (9 credit hours) and two electives (6 credit hours) taken from Public Administration (PAD) graduate courses. Transfer credit may be given for one or both of the elective courses.
- 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.
|Required Courses (9 credit hours)|
|PAD 500||PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND POLICY||3|
|PAD 601||PUBLIC BUDGETING||3|
|PAD 735||PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS||3|
|Electives (6 credit hours)|
|Select two graduate courses with PAD prefix|
|U.S. PUBLIC POLICY|
|INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC MANAGEMENT AND SERVICE|
|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|