Certificate in Administration

College of Business and Public Management

The certificate in administration is designed for persons who desire to enhance their management and supervisory skills. To earn the certificate, students must complete the 18-semester hour administration core with a minimum grade of B in each course. Those interested in the certificate option must follow and meet the same admissions criteria as master’s degree students.

Degree students also may apply for the certificate after completing the administration core requirements with a minimum grade of B for each course.


Administration Core
PPA 500Foundations of Public Service3
PPA 501Research Methods in Public Administration3
PPA 502Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation3
PPA 503Public Budgeting & Finance3
PPA 504Public Human Resource Management3
PPA 505Public Sector Organization Theory3
Total Credits Required18