About the Program
The purpose of the Post-Baccalaureate Public Administration Certificate is to provide students the opportunity to learn about public sector processes essential in the effective management of all public and nonprofit organizations.
Post-Baccalaureate Public Administration Certificate (21 Credits)
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.
Students must earn a ‘C’ or better in each course to meet the Post Baccalaureate Certificate requirement.
- Students who complete this certificate will be able to:
- Apply the Judeo-Christian ethical framework to public policy
- Identify the theories and principles controlling public finance, and create budgets at the state, county, and municipal levels of government
- Apply the techniques of planning in public administration
- Implement the principles of personnel management, including affirmative action, collective
- bargaining, and civil service
- Apply valid statistical analysis to public sector decision-making and evaluate the principal approaches to research design
- Synthesize policy issues framed by political and administrative
An undergrad degree from a regionally accredited College or University.
Required Major Courses (21 Credits)
- 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
Courses are offered online, face-to-face, or remote
Courses are offered online and at various off-campus locations
For more information, contact Extended Learning at 305 899 3300.