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

Public Management Graduate Certificate

Department: Dean’s Office

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.

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

In addition, applicants must submit the following with the application:

  • two letters of recommendation
  • statement of intent
  • resume

*MPA students are not eligible to apply for or receive the Graduate Certificate in Public Management (GCPM) given that the curriculum for this program is exactly the same as the curriculum for the MPA degree.

Curriculum Requirements (18 Credit Hours)

Required Courses:

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

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