Public Sector Operations Certificate

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? Two eight-week courses: Both courses offered online with two on-campus residencies; one Friday, 1–8 p.m., and one Saturday, 9 a.m.–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)
Will my credits transfer to a master's program? You can apply your credits toward Hamline's Master of Public Administration.
How much does the certificate cost? Earn your certificate with two courses (8 credits). Explore current tuition rates.