CPAL Certificate and Professional Development Offerings
The Center for Public Administration and Leadership's certificate and professional development programs are designed for busy professionals eager to extend their knowledge and skills and further develop their professional networks.
Explore the pages linked below to get specifics about certificate formats, tuition, and schedules, as well as registration information.
Certified Public Manager
Develop exceptional management capabilities with our development program designed specifically for federal, state, and local government and nonprofit sector managers and supervisors.
Leadership in Affordable Housing
Dig into the history as well as the key political and economic issues that created the affordable housing crisis to identify the best collaborative opportunities to tackle it.
Managing People in the Public Sector
Gain awareness of your own leadership capabilities through self-evaluation, then pair these findings with public sector-specific skills to enact change.
Public Policy and Decision Making
Gain an understanding of the public policy process and frameworks for its assessment, as well as the analysis skills to make data-driven decisions and communicate findings to non-technical audiences.
You can apply certificate credits toward a master's degree
Did you know you can apply your certificate credits toward one of several master’s degrees? Start with a certificate and you'll complete at least a portion if not all of your electives.
Explore our master’s degrees and see how you can make the most of your certificate:
- Interested in business administration? Explore Hamline's MBA degree.
- Want to serve your community and be a public service leader? Explore Hamline's Master of Public Administration degree.
- Already have your master's degree? Pursue your doctorate with Hamline's PhD in Management and Public Service.