• Certificate and Professional Development Offerings

    Hamline's certificate and professional development programs are designed for busy professionals eager to extend their knowledge and skills and further develop their professional networks.


    Corrections Administration (offered online)
    Learn how the corrections system touches every level of government by examining the field of corrections extensively, from incarceration to treatment to reentry.

    Leadership Communication Skills
    Expand your skills in mediation, negotiation, and strategic influencing.

    Public Safety Leadership
    Tackle complex challenges to better meet the needs of your organization, with topics ranging from leadership and management to best practices in public safety innovation.

    Public Works Certificates

    Advanced Human Resources for Public Works
    Gain practical knowledge, tools, and skills needed to manage effectively in the public works human resources environment.

    Public Works Leadership Academy
    Increase your effectiveness and prepare to be an industry leader through this interactive program for current and emerging professionals at the supervisor or manager level.

    Professional Development Opportunities

    Encore Fellowships: Second Acts for the Common Good
    Gain an understanding of encore careers, study the skills necessary to transition into such a career, and put it all into practice with an internship at a nonprofit.

    Building and Leading High-Performing Teams
    Discuss and analyze team formation and management techniques, decision-making, and best practices for accountability and rewarding performance.