About the Program

Post-Baccalaureate Public Administration Certificate

The Post Baccalaureate Certificate is intended for students with other than Bachelor of Public Administration degrees who have an interest in the public sector and in learning the principles essential to effective management of public agencies. The successful completion of seven major courses listed below is required for a certificate to be awarded:


  • PUB 301 Principles of Public Administration
  • PUB 302 Values and Ethics in Public Administration
  • PUB 310 Research Methods & Techniques in Public Administration
  • PUB 403 Public Budgeting & Finance
  • PUB 404 Concepts & Issues in Public Planning
  • PUB 406 Human Resources in the Public Sector
  • PUB 408 Public Administration & the Political Process