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Certificate in Public Sector Human Resources Management

  • Total Credit Hours: 12
  • Degree Format: Traditional

About this field

The Public Administration Graduate Certificate Program is ideal for those interested in reinvigorating careers in government, non-profits, or non-government organizations (NGOs). Coursework provides the skills and qualifications that focus on essential leadership, management, finance, communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills and designed for those unsure about a long-term commitment to a full graduate program. Students take a two core courses and two elective courses depending on the certificate desired.

The Valdosta State Difference

Online curriculum is web-based allowing students to earn their degree without relocating or disrupting professional and personal commitments at in-state based eTuition rates. Access to coursework 24/7 on your own schedule and location! F2F curriculum is specially designed with classes taking place over a five and one-half week intensive schedule. Fully accredited by NASPAA – the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration. Ranked in the Top 10 by getEducated.com as a Best Buy in online masters degree programs and a Top 10 Online MPA Program by GraduatePrograms.com.

What You'll Learn

The program provides a solid grounding in the fundamental aspects of public and non-profit management, including oral and written communications skills and a broad perspective required of managers and administrators in a diverse society, and knowledge of current technology used in the field.

Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; and
  • An acceptable cumulative undergraduate GPA.

For full program admission requirements follow this link to the Graduate School at Valdosta State University