The Graduate Local Government 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.
The Program at a Glance
School: School of Public AffairsCampus: CU DenverClassroom: Online and on campus classesCredits required for completion: 12Maximum transfer credits: 0Application deadline: Fall: August 1; Spring: December 1; Summer: May 1
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.
In addition to the required courses, students must complete two PUAD or URPL graduate elective courses, which have been approved by their advisor, for a total of 6 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.