Both individuals interested in entering public service and seasoned public employees looking to advance their career can benefit from this online Graduate Certificate in Public Policy. The program from the University of Montana provides knowledge and skills to improve data-driven decision making in public service organizations.
Courses explore areas including policy analysis, applied research methods, and performance measurement to provide public service employees with a more specialized skill set. Electives offer opportunities to explore subjects such as public budgeting and finance, program evaluation, ethics in public administration, and environmental governance and policy. Credits from this program are eligible to be transferred into the school’s Master of Public Administration degree as well.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent