With a certificate in public administration, students will learn to: 1) analyze the social, economic, political, environmental, labor, agricultural, health, technical, educational, immigration, security and other issues which have become endemic to today’s rapidly evolving government and nonprofit sectors, and 2) determine what innovative techniques make public service delivery more effective, efficient, economical, responsive, transparent, predictable and participatory.
Students must complete 12 of the 18 units of the program at Golden Gate University and must earn a minimum GPA of 2.0 “C” or better.
See Certificate Program Admission Policies and Undergraduate Transfer Credit Policies for more information.
Course prerequisites are indicated in the course description for each course and must be satisfied prior to enrolling in a given course. Prerequisites may be satisfied through transfer of equivalent coursework from external institutions or by taking the courses at GGU.