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Graduate Certificate in State, Local, and Regional Governance

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About the Program

The Boise State University Graduate Certificate in State, Local, and Regional Governance assists working professionals and students with additional training and coursework to further develop their expertise and skills within the context of the unique governance challenges that emerge for public, private, and non-profit sectors at state-, local-, and regional-levels.

Course Requirements

PUBADM 560 State and Local Government Policy and Administration3
9 elective credits from:-
PUBADM 511 Decision-Making in Public and Nonprofit Management3
PUBADM 512 Information Technology and Public Policy3
PUBADM 513 Economics and Public Policy3
PUBADM 515 Policy Implementation and Practice3
PUBADM 516 City-County Governance and Administration3
PUBADM 518 Introduction to Contract Management3
PUBADM 530 Administration Law and Regulation3
PUBADM 571 Ethics in Public Sector3

Admission Requirements

  1. Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  2. A current résumé or curriculum vitae.
  3. A personal statement of at least 300 words explaining the applicant’s educational and career objectives.

Deadlines for applications are:

  • January 15 for fall admission priority and April 10 is the final deadline for fall.
  • September 15 for spring admission priority and November 15 is the final deadline for spring.

For more information, please contact Dr. Chris Birdsall.