The Graduate Certificate in Public administration is designed for those who wish to improve their ability to navigate and lead across government sectors of society. This certificate advances the skills students need to lead and manage in the public sectors. This Graduate Certificate focuses on acquiring the administrative knowledge and skills in such diverse areas as governmental accounting, budgeting, government finance, government organizations, governmental management and governmental personnel policies. The program enhances the credentials of graduate students and the professional stature of working professionals who need a public administration background for their current positions and to advance in their career. It is ideal for practicing public administrators as well as those seeking entry into public administration. Courses in this certificate are drawn from the Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Public Administration.
Traditional Calendar (3 credit hours each)
MBA 554 - Public Administration MBA 560 - Ethics and Social Responsibility MBA 635 - Acctg for Govt. and Non-profits MBA 640 - Managerial Economics MBA 655 - Public Budgeting and Finance MBA 657 - Public Policy Total Graduate Credit Hours: 18Admission to the program is an existing graduate degree from an accredited institution or the same as the admissions requirements for the traditional MBA program.