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Public Management Certificate

The graduate certificate in public management (CPM) is designed for full-time employees in the public, private or non-profit sectors. Today's successful managers need a varied, multidisciplinary understanding of communication, decision-making, service delivery and organizational structure. The certificate of public management program is designed to meet this need by enhancing the administrative effectiveness, technical competency, analytical abilities and communication skills of its participants.

The certificate will be a one-year program with 8 credit hours in the fall and 8 credit hours in the winter. Courses will be taught in a hybrid format, utilizing a combination of online (via WebCT) and face-to-face meetings on campus (five Saturday's each semester). All credits will transfer into NMU's master of public administration degree if the student desires to continue their education.

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Total Credits Required for Certificate 16