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Graduate Certificate in Public Management

The graduate certificate in public management encompasses administrative skills for ethical, effective leadership and management roles in the public service. Students completing this graduate certificate will be well positioned to begin or advance a public service career with many expecting to pursue management careers in state and local governments.


Students must complete 12 credit hours to receive the certificate. Students do not need to be enrolled in a graduate degree program at MU to participate.  

PUB_AF 7520Human Resources Management and Development in Public and Nonprofit Sector3
PUB_AF 8510Public Budgeting and Taxation3
PUB_AF 8530Strategic Management of Public Service Organizations: People, Information and Money3
or PUB_AF 7540 Local Government Management
Elective (chosen in consultation with certificate coordinator)3


Harry S Truman School of Government & Public Affairs
615 Locust Street

Email truman@missouri.edu