Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration Online Program

Online Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration

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Enhance Your Government Knowledge with Our Online Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration

Liberty University’s 100% online Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration will equip you with the knowledge of government processes and policies. Completing this certificate will add value to your resume and give you foundational knowledge in public administration without having the commitment of completing an entire degree.


Why Choose Liberty’s Online Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration?

Our online undergraduate certificate program gives you fast-track training in the foundational competencies needed for a successful public administration career. Throughout our 100% online Public Administration certificate program, you will gain a quality education while still being able to manage your family, work, and church responsibilities. By having a large network of alumni and fellow students, you will gain a community of like-minded individuals with similar aspirations.


What Will You Learn in Our Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration?

Liberty’s Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration features courses that will give you an understanding of the various forms of government and their impact on society, individual communities and the private business sector. Our professors will introduce you to key public administration concepts including fiscal policies, taxation, and budgeting.

Courses in our Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration may transfer into a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, which is also offered 100% online. Students needing to complete an academic program for career purposes should consider completing a bachelor’s degree instead of completing a certificate program.

Required Courses

  • BUSI 240 - Organizational Behavior I
  • BUSI 310 - Principles of Management
  • GOVT 260 - Introduction to Public Administration
  • GOVT 462 - Government Regulation of Business
  • GOVT 475 - Advanced Public Administration

Benefits of the Online Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration

  • By earning your Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • You can complete the Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration in about two semesters.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 18 Credit Hours
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Undergraduate Public Administration Certificate Information and Requirements

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