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The graduate certificate in Public Management will benefit those who currently hold positions in governmental management as well as those who administer governmental contracts and programs. This course of study develops competencies required for effective public management.
Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.
Standardized tests are not required for admission to this certificate. However, should a graduate certificate student subsequently apply to the master’s degree program in Public Management, the GRE is required.
To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.
In addition to your completed application form, transcripts, resume and letter of interest, you will need to submit the following documents:
- Submit two letters of recommendation
Credit Toward Graduate Degree
All 18 hours/six courses from this certificate may be transferred into the Master in Public Administration program as long as a grade of B or higher was received in the certificate classes.
Time Limit / Average time to Completion
Students should complete the certificate within 2-3 years.