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Graduate Certificates are a way to delve into specialized areas of public administration theory and practice. They are structured to provide a condensed version of the specific skills and knowledge to advance in particular professional fields.

Most certificates can be earned in conjunction with your graduate degree or as a stand-alone certification. Pursuing a graduate certificate as part of a graduate degree is as simple as focusing your elective coursework into one of the below specialized areas:

By successfully completing a prescribed group of courses encompassing twelve credit hours, you can earn a graduate certificate. Courses taken in a graduate certificate program and recognition of the earned certificate will be posted on your transcript.



Cari Ann Kreienhop, MPA Program Manager and Advisor