Degree: Graduate Certificate
Clasroom Type: Online and on campus classes
This certificate prepares students to become well-versed in the forces that shape the agendas of the public sector, including those of municipalities, counties, regional authorities and councils of government. Additionally, students gain an understanding of government management and policy making.
Interest Categories: Criminology & Law Public Administration & Policy
Campus: CU Denver
Students interested in obtaining a concentration in Local Government within a Master of Public Administration program must apply and enroll in the MPA program within the School of Public Affairs and must adhere to all master degree program requirements.
Students must complete the course below, for a total of 3 credit hours.
In addition, students must complete at least one of the three courses below, for a total of 3 credit hours.
All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
In addition to the required courses, students must complete two PUAD or URPL graduate elective courses from the list below or that have been approved by their advisor, for a total of 6 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
Recommended Completion Time:1 Year
Max Transfer Credits:0
Max Credits Per Year:In most cases, students wishing to take more than 18 credit hours per semester (12 in the summer session) must have the overload approved by the dean.
Required Credits for Completion:12 Credits
View the admissions requirements for the School of Public Affairs.
Fall: August 1; Spring: December 1; Summer: May 1