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.  


Advance your career by earning a certificate.


Grow into a valuable member of the legal team.


Experience the legal profession under the guidance of a supervising attorney.

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Learn essential skills such as legal drafting and research. Candidates interested in applying to the Certificate in Public Administration for Criminal Justice Professionals program are encouraged to reach out today!

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Consumer Information: Amounts for tuition, fees, books, and supplies are subject to change. The information included here is estimated for a full-time student.* South College follows the required methodology provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for the reporting of employment information for graduates. This information is compiled on an annual basis and submitted to the Commission by October 15 each year for graduates during the most recently completed reporting year (July 1-June 30). For more detailed information related to the calculation of graduate employment rates, please click here.