Public Administration and Policy Online

  • Graduate Certificate
  • Strome College of Business
  • School of Public Service

Upgrade your skills in policy analysis and public management. With ODU's graduate certificate in public administration and policy, you'll develop analytical and management expertise. 

The core three courses in this certificate cover administrative theory, ethics, public policy and evaluation.

You'll choose an elective for the fourth course. Choose from topics such as:

  • leadership,
  • collaboration,
  • public-private partnerships,
  • human services administration,
  • negotiation and dispute resolution,
  • and financial management.
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You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program.

Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.

  • You must be accepted into ODU as a non-degree or degree-seeking graduate student. This certificate program is not available to degree-seeking MPA students.