The Certificate in Public Administration

On-Campus and Online Course Overview

Students will learn to recognize the enormous importance of principled, knowledgeable management at the highest levels of state and local governance, where everyday lives are immediately and intimately affected. This area of study provides both academic preparation and practical training to equip students for successful careers in government and to enhance the careers of current professionals.

Potential future positions related to this certificate are:

  • Budget/Finance Director
  • City Council Member
  • Executive Director, Nonprofit Organization
  • City Manager
  • Economic Development Director
  • Human Resource Management Director
  • Federal Executive Department Assistant