Post-Master’s Certificate in Public Administration
Northcentral University

Program Details

This Post-Master’s Certificate in Public Administration is offered fully online by NCU.  It is ideal if you are a management professional in government at any level — local, state or federal.  This degree can also help you switch career directions to enter public service and administration leadership roles.  At Northcentral, you can begin this program whenever you’re ready, with rolling admissions and weekly start dates.  Coursework is completed asynchronously, on your schedule.  Subjects usually explored within this online PA certificate are:

  • Technology in Public Administration
  • Public Budgeting & Finance
  • Administrative Law


Requires 18 credit hours for completion. Must have a conferred master’s or conferred doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution.

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).