Public Sector Operations Certificate

School of Business

Better navigate the public sector

Understand the specific operational needs of the public sector with Hamline’s Public Sector Operations certificate. Your courses will position you to take the lead in your organization with enhanced skills in fiscal management and policy implementation. Learn how you can play a role in managing tax dollars and developing budgets with skills you can immediately put to use in your day-to-day work, and expand your professional network to grow your career both now and in the future.

Public Sector Operations program overview

Are my courses online or on-campus? With Hamline's hybrid format, you get the benefits of online courses and in-person learning. The two courses are offered asynchronously online with two sessions on-campus occurring at the beginning and end of the class on Fridays 1 to 8 p.m. or Saturdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
When can I start this certificate? Start in fall or spring
What is the typical time to complete this certificate?  Two semesters, if taking one class per term
How many courses is the certificate? Two courses (see course details)
How much does the certificate cost? Earn your certificate with two courses (8 credits). Explore current tuition rates.

You can apply your certificate toward a master’s degree

Enrolling in a certificate program is a great way to experience what the master's programs at Hamline are like. With the Public Sector Operations Certificate, you'll take classes in the master's program and earn credit that you can apply toward a Hamline master's degree in business administration, business analytics, management and leadership, or public administration.