Graduate Certificate in Public Administration
Brandman University

Program Details

Brandman University offers the online Graduate Certificate in Public Administration. This certificate blends together theoretical and practical perspectives that impact decision-making processes so professionals can apply concepts directly to their work environments and create long-lasting, positive change. Students will understand strategies of data collection and evaluation methods for evaluating data collected by others. 

Course work covers the following topics of interest:

  • operational dynamics
  • management theory
  • political interactions
  • resource allocation
  • planning

Requirements

Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements:

  • Option One – GPA required 3.00 or Higher: A 3.0 grade point average (GPA) calculated over the most recent 30 graded semester (45 quarter) credits completed in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program, including credits earned toward a credential. All credits used for GPA calculation must be from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Option Two – GPA between 2.50 and 2.99, qualifying score on GRE, MAT or GMAT: Graduate Record Exam (GRE): achieve the required minimum scores on two out of three of the subsections of the GRE. (Minimum score for Quantitative: 141, minimum score for Verbal: 150, minimum score for Analytic Writing: 4.5) Miller Analogies Test (MAT): achieve a minimum scaled score of 400. Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT): fulfill the formula GMAT + (GPA X 200) > 1000.
  • Option Three – An earned master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution
  • Option Four – GPA below 2.50, Portfolio

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission