Certificate in Public Administration

College of Business and Public Management

The Certificate in Public Administration is designed for persons who desire to enhance their management and supervisory skills. To earn the certificate, students must complete the 12-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 public administration core requirements with a minimum grade of B for each course.

Administration Core12
Students must complete 12 credits from courses offered in the Administration Core.
Foundations of Public Service
Analysis and Decision Making I
Analysis and Decision Making II
Public Budgeting & Finance
Public Human Resource Management
Public Sector Organization Theory
Foundations in Nonprofit Administration
Total Minimum Credits Required12