May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Data Science for Public Administration Graduate Certificate

Department: Dean’s Office

The Graduate Certificate in Data Science for Public Administration addresses growing demand for more quantitatively-based, data-informed policy and program analysis and decision making the public and nonprofit sectors, as well as the concomitant demand for public and non-profit sector professional swith the advanced data analytics competencies to conduct them.  The Certificate is designed for current and prospective public and non-profit sector professionals, as well as degree-seeking MPA students who wish to enhance their quantitative competence in data science and decision analytics in order to meet those demands. 

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Additional Admission Requirements

Must also meet the following:

Curriculum Requirements (15 Credit Hours)

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.