Mar 04, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Public Administration Graduate Certificate (50-665) (15 hours)

Student Learning Outcomes - A student with a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Understand the economic, legal, political factors that impact public administration.
  • Understand governmental institutions, systems, and processes.
  • Develop analytical skills for defining and solving problems.
  • Understand human behavior at the individual, group, and organizational level, and develop abilities and skills for analyzing and coping with behavioral situations.
  • Understand administrative/management systems and processes for public agencies.

Students who earn this Certificate will demonstrate substantive knowledge and competencies in the following areas that are established by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).  The Graduate Certificate in Public Administration is designed for professionals working in the non-profit and public sectors. The 15-credit hour online certificate is designed for students who want to continue their education or working professionals who seek additional certification for professional development and career advancement.

Admission Requirements - Must have a bachelor’s degree and an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher.