Department of Public Administration and Health Management

Graduate Certificate in Public Management

Graduate Certificate in Public Management

This certificate is a 15 credit hours program in public affairs at the graduate level. The program is flexible enough to be adapted to the needs of pre-career and in-service individuals. Career employees of public sector agencies seeking courses in public management, especially those changing from professional or technical roles to managerial roles, will find the certificate program beneficial. Course work includes:

Required Core Courses (9 credit hours)

  • PAHM-V 502 Public Management (3 cr.)
  • PAHM-V 560 Public Finance and Budgeting (3 cr.) or PAHM-H 509 Financial Management Principles of Health Care
  • PAHM-V 561 Public Human Resources Management (3 cr.)

Electives (6 credit hours)

Two additional graduate public affairs courses approved by advisor.

  • PAHM-V 506 Statistical Analysis for Effective Decision Making
  • PAHM-V 509 Administrative Ethics in the Public Sector
  • PAHM-V 512 Public Policy Analysis
  • PAHM-V 562 Public Program Evaluation
  • PAHM-V 566 Executive Leadership
  • PAHM-V 504 Public Organizations
  • PAHM-V 517 Public Management Economics
  • PAHM-V 540 Law and Public Affairs
  • PAHM-V 561 Public Human Resource Management
  • PAHM-V 525 Management in Non-Profit Sector
  • PAHM-V 550 Topics in Public Affairs- Grant Administration

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