Graduate Certificate in Collaborative Governance
Portland State University

Program Details

In an increasingly complex political environment, professionals and managers with collaborative skills are highly sought after. The online Graduate Certificate in Collaborative Governance program from Portland State University prepares you to meet the growing demand for collaborative responses to public issues and challenges.  The curriculum addresses:

  • The current governing context and the new models that have emerged in response
  • Assessment, organization, and phases of facilitating collaborative agreement-seeking processes
  • Conventional and innovative applications of negotiations in public sector activities


  • Bachelor degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Recommendation letter(s)

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities