The Public Administration Graduate Certificate online provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to meet the administrative and management challenges of today's public sector and nonprofit organizations.
The Public Administration Graduate Certificate 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.
Celeste Greene is not afraid to innovate. As statewide program director for the School’s graduate Certificates in Project Management, Leadership, and Public Administration, Greene is working hard to help faculty take full advantage of online technology. “It’s come a long way,” she says. “Today, you can deliver classes that have the immediacy of face-to-face instruction.”
Joceline Nahigian describes herself as “one of those people who really want to make a difference.” She decided that public service with the U.S. Department of Energy was her way of having the most impact. To increase her effectiveness even more, Nahigian enrolled in UVa’s graduate Certificate in Public Administration.
Seasoned HR manager, Tim Nicely, was looking for an opportunity to enhance his knowledge in management and finance. The Certificate in Leadership allowed him to gain the skills he needed while earning a valuable credential.