Our degrees prepare you to be effective leaders in both public and private organizations.
Pursue a degree in political science, administration or public administration.
Public Administration (M.P.A. or E.M.P.A.)
Graduates of the public administration program serve at all levels of government and nonprofit organizations in the United States and abroad. Consider options for both seasoned public service professionals (E.M.P.A.) and those who are just entering their public service career.
A cross-disciplinary program that provides the primary tools and organizational skills necessary to effectively perform administrative roles in public service oriented organizations.
Leadership in Public Management
The Leadership in Public Management Graduate Certificate offers an important set of skills and theories from a rich history of academic work. The skills are especially applicable for public and nonprofit sector employees who, after a few years of experience, find themselves managing others.
The graduate certificate in nonprofit management is an online program designed to further develop skills in nonprofit administration, governance, fundraising, personnel management, grant writing, team building and budgeting.
Techniques for Public Policy
This certificate will provide you with a tool kit of common evaluative, analytical and statistical techniques used in the field of public policy. Designed for those who regularly need to evaluate programs or understand program data.
For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to Political Science in the current graduate catalog. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit International Admission Requirements. For additional details about the graduate political science programs, contact Graduate Admissions at 605-658-6200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.