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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Management Graduate Certificate

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This program is offered fully online.
Certificate Code: XPO
Approved 201701

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.


USF Tampa

Admission Requirements

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.  

Application Process

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.



Curriculum Requirements (18 Credit Hours)


Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert

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