Public Administration - Executive Certificate

Public Administration - Executive Certificate

Important: This certificate plan is effective for those starting in the fall 2023 through summer 2024. This certificate plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change certificates.

Core Courses
PADM 700Public Administration Ethics, Statesmanship, & Governance3
PADM 702Advanced Public Administration Finance and Budgeting3
PADM 704Human Resources and the Legal and Regulatory Context of Public Administration3
PADM 708Studies in Urban Planning and State and Local Government3
PADM 710Information Management in Public Sector Organizations3
PADM 712Organizational Leadership and Behavior in Public Administration3
PADM 804Intergovernmental Relations and Public Administration3
Total Hours21


  • Students who want to apply certificate courses to a graduate degree program will have to abide by the GPA and grade requirements of that degree

Completion Requirements

  • 21 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grade lower than a B- may be applied to the Certificate
  • Certificate must be completed within 3 years
  • Submission of Certificate Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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