Today:- Complete the 5-Course Graduate Certificate in 12 months or less–all online.
Gain the essential knowledge and skills needed to meet the administrative and management challenges of today’s public sector and nonprofit organizations
Prepare for a career in public service at the local, state, or federal level
Advance in your career with a credential from the University of Virginia, an employer-recognized institution
Focus your coursework on public policy, organizational management, budget and finance, ethics, digital government, and more
Applications now being accepted |
April 1: Summer admission / July 1: Fall admission / November 1: Spring admission
The online graduate Certificate in Public Administration provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to meet the administrative and management challenges of today’s public sector and nonprofit organizations.
Schedule & Format
15 Graduate Credits / 5 Courses
On average, students take two courses a term, including the summer, to complete the certificate in 12 months.
Annual Course Schedule
When you enroll in an online course, you’ll find support and collaboration every step of the way. Our goal is to deliver an exceptional student experience wherever you are.
Individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree are invited to apply. College seniors, who have met program entry requirements, are also eligible for admission to the program.
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Summer: April 1
Estimated Cost of Certificate
In State: $6,360
Out of State: $13,050
Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates are adjusted annually.
Who Should Enroll?
The Certificate in Public Administration is ideal for employees working in public or nonprofit organizations, career changers interested in entering the public or nonprofit sectors, and in-service and pre-career students interested in beginning a career in public service.
By Teennews1 Network Team