Certificate in Public Administration for Criminal Justice Professionals
The Graduate Certificate in Public Administration for Criminal Justice Professional is designed to provide criminal justice practitioners with the knowledge and skills necessary for the effective and efficient administration and management of public sector organizations and agencies with a public safety, homeland security, or social service focus. Students will be able to strengthen their understanding and skills to prepare them for leadership positions with an emphasis on budgeting, grant writing, strategic planning, and assessment.
The program is designed to be a fast-paced, focused and affordable option for criminal justice practitioners who may not be ready to commit to a full-length graduate program or may wish to pursue additional work in the area of public administration. It is in an online format to provide flexibility and to accommodate the schedules of working professionals. Coursework will be offered using interactive instructional software with an emphasis on collaboration and critical thinking.