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Public Policy graduate certificates Online

Completion of any of the following graduate certificates waives the GRE requirement for  application to the MPP Program.

In addition, any class in the certificate program in which you earn a grade of 3.0 (B average) or higher may be applied toward the MPP program.

Graduate Certificate in Educational Policy

This 100% online program offers students an excellent opportunity to develop both advanced knowledge and practical skills that can be applied in a variety of educational and policy-relevant settings.

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Policy

Gain advanced knowledge in many facets of policy making that led to achieving sustainable operations in this 100% online program.

Graduate Certificate in Public Management

Study the essential principles of public management within the context of public policy. Learn about the foundation of policy development and public management, thenf from this foundation choose a variety of electives that focus on areas including:

  • state and local public finance
  • regional economic development
  • program evaluation
  • other areas of public management

Learning Style: Online

Online courses are taught by UMass Dartmouth faculty to provide high quality instruction and personal attention. Students have the flexibility to accommodate work and home responsibilities within the structure of defined assignment due dates. The majority of our online courses are taught asynchronously.

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