When you study Public Management at RWU, you’ll gain the foundational knowledge to become a manager in the public sector. The program offers classes in a range of areas, from ethics and public law to grant writing and program evaluations. Whether you earn this certificate on its own or as part of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree, you’ll develop the values of accountability, transparency, ethics, privacy and participation that are core to any government or nonprofit career.
CurriculumClick to Open
The Public Management certificate provides students with foundational knowledge for managing in the public sector in areas of personnel administration, budgeting, grant writing, ethics, governmental policy, law, and more. Students may earn the Public Management certificate as a standalone credential or as part of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree.
Required courses (15 credits)
|PA||501||Foundations of Public Administration: Legal and Institutional|
|- Plus four of the following -|
|PA||513||Public Administration and Public Law|
|PA||514||Urban Administration and Management|
|PA||515||Ethics in Public Administration|
|PA||516||Grant Writing and Management|
|PA||517||Computer Applications for Public Managers|
|PA||530||Special Topics in Public Administration|
Application RequirementsClick to Open
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in order to be eligible for Graduate Certificate Admission.
Other admission requirements are:
- Application Form
- Official transcripts for all previous undergraduate and graduate work
- Letter of Intent
- All University required fees