Public Management Graduate Certificate

Build on your skill set. Advance your career.

a group of individuals sitting around a table, discussing public managementExpand on you knowledge and skills in public administration.

Complete this certificate in just 12 credit hours. Master administrative, analysis, leadership, problem solving, and technology skills necessary for management in the public or nonprofit sectors. This program is offered 100% online. There is no rigid course schedule. All you have to do is complete the required credit hours within four years of admission.

With this certificate, you will be prepared for careers in the following areas:

  • Public policy analysis
  • Development and advancement
  • Nonprofit management and administration
  • Community development
  • Budget analysis

This certificate can be completed on its own or as an area of concentration for the Master of Public Administration (MPA).


Maximize your investment of time and money.
Missouri State's total costs are lower than most other universities in the state and well below the national average. Financial aid and scholarships are available. In fact, Bears access more than $150 million in financial aid per year.


Advance your skills with this accredited, flexible degree program.
Enjoy a high level of academic excellence. Full-time faculty develop and teach the same curriculum online as taught on campus.


Get ahead sooner.
Earn your certificate in just 12 credit hours. Use the credits you earn in this certificate for a Master’s in Public Administration.


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