• About the Center for Public Administration and Leadership


    The Center for Public Administration and Leadership strengthens the practice of public service by providing opportunities for professional development and engaging dialogue on key issues. The center's mission is to develop excellent professional administrators who serve in all levels of government and positively impact the delivery of public services.


    • To highlight and support the contribution of Hamline’s 700 Public Administration Masters level graduates working in the five state region.
    • To consolidate and expand the Graduate School’s professional and continuing education efforts supporting public service in Minnesota.
    • To provide networking opportunities for our graduates in and among all levels of local government in the State.
    • To provide a forum for the discussion and analysis of policy and administrative issues facing the local government community. 


    Kris Norman-Major, Director, Center for Public Administration and Leadership

    Hamline's program is rooted in a practitioner philosophy. The faculty teaching in this program have years of experience working in their respective fields and bring a combination of theory and experience to the classroom.

    Certificate Programs Location

    Hamline University Minneapolis
    1600 Utica Ave, Ste. 700
    Saint Louis Park, MN 55416

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