2017-2018 Catalog 
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2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Local Government Management Graduate Certificate

This certificate program provides local government managers and students with opportunities to improve the quality of local government systems in Colorado. The certificate focuses on innovative management and policy techniques and provides the School of Public Affairs with the opportunity to partner with local government agencies as a workforce development partner. Further, the certificate is designed for people interested in or around a professional career in local government who may also become interested in enrolling in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. This certificate program meets Department of Education regulations for gainful employment programs; students are eligible to apply for financial aid.

Required Courses

Courses may be taken in any order.

  • PAD 5503  - Governmental Budgeting
  • PAD 5625  - Local Government Management or PAD 5626  - Local Government Politics and Policy
  • PAD 5630  - Executive Local Governance I
  • PAD 5631  - Executive Local Governance II