About the Certificate Public Administration Certificate
The Public Administration Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program provides you with an understanding of the principles essential to the effective management of public agencies. In the seven courses of the program, you will learn about public sector processes essential in the effective management of all public and nonprofit organizations.
The program consists of seven courses and is designed for students with a bachelor's degree in a field other than public administration.
Students who earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university may enroll in the Post-Baccalaureate Public Administration Certificate program. To receive the Post Baccalaureate Certificate, students must complete 21-credits in the specified curriculum.
The Public Administration Certificate is a crucial credential that confirms your skills and knowledge in public administration.
Human ResourcesYou will learn the theories and principles behind personnel management. The certificate program will show you how to effectively manage personnel with an understanding of affirmative action, collective bargaining, and civil service.
Planning and PolicyThe program will help you understand and synthesize policy issues framed by political and administrative interests. You will be able to apply valid statistical analysis in decision-making and evaluate approaches to research design.
Financial ManagementYou will be able to identify the theories and principles controlling public finance, and create budgets at the state, county, and municipal levels of government.