Graduate Certificate

Leadership & Public Management

Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Public Management

The Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Public Management (LPM) gives students the opportunity to build their management capacity. Students have flexibility to choose the courses that best meet their career goals.

Course Sequence

The Certificate in Leadership and Public Management requires 12 credits of coursework (4 courses). Certificate students and their advisors decide the most appropriate course of study based on the course offerings available.

Sample Course Sequence

Below are examples of courses that might be applied to the Certificate. Certificate students and their advisors decide the most appropriate course of study.

PP 5319 Program Development and Evaluation. How programs can be designed, implemented and evaluated for the best results

PP 5318 Financial Management for Public Organizations. The management of financial resources and reporting of financial results for public service organizations.

PP 5327 Analysis for Management Decision-Making. Tools and techniques for decision analysis, understanding the impact of decision choices, simple models of decision making.

PP 5365 Human Resource Management. Job analysis and design, recruitment and selection, and employee motivation, assessment and development. Also included are diversity at work, labor-management relations, and volunteer management.

Application Process

Admission to the program is based on an assessment of the applicant’s potential to succeed in graduate study. Applicants are evaluated based on their demonstrated aptitude for graduate study, experience, and academic achievement.

View our detailed application instructions.

Please note that the Certificate is not an eligible program for Financial Aid through the UConn Student Financial Aid office.

Contact

For more information about the Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Public Management contact Valerie Rogers, Department of Public Policy Administrative Program Director, at 860-570-9343 or valerie.rogers@uconn.edu.