• Online
  • San Francisco
  • Hybrid

Students will develop the confidence and competencies needed to implement innovative best practices grounded in effectiveness, efficiency, transparency and accountability, as well as social justice and environmental responsibility. Students will be able to complete the certificate in one year either in-person or online. Courses successfully completed in this program may be transferred, if applicable, to the Executive Master of Public Administration degree program.


Please note that some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework or through taking the courses at Golden Gate) before the certificate courses can be completed.

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