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Public Management

Graduate Certificate

The UIU Advantage

Upper Iowa University offers a variety of certificate programs designed to provide students an additional method to learn new skills in a specific area. A certificate is composed of 15 graduate credits. Students are required to earn at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA in the required certification course work.

Public Management Curriculum

  • PA 500 Writing for Public Administrators

Plus Select Four of the Following:

  • PA 505 Organizational Behavior
  • PA 509 Theories of Leadership
  • PA 532 Human Resources Management in Public Organizations
  • PA 544 Productivity Improvement in Government
  • PA 545 Labor Relations and Conflict Resolution in the Public Sector
  • PA 548 Advanced Issues in Public Management

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Public Management Courses

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Academic Calendar

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A Certificate with Options

Use your certificate to enhance your career or as a head start towards a master’s degree. 94% of UIU graduates are employed or continuing their education within 6 months of graduation.

UIU Locations for Graduate Certificate in Public Management

Distance Learning



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Unique Course Schedule

Most graduate students take one course each eight-week session, allowing for higher comprehension, achievement and balancing of your studies with your other commitments.


Ready to get started on your UIU Public Management graduate certificate? We’re ready to help you every step of the way.

Go Further with a Master's Degree

Earned your certificate? Choose from UIU’s master’s degrees to advance your career even further.