Undergraduate Certificate in Public Administration
With a certificate in public administration, students will learn to analyze the issues which are at the heart of our rapidly evolving government and nonprofit sectors. Students will develop skills to apply techniques to make public service delivery more effective, efficient, and economical. This certificate program is a fast-track way for students to hone their skills and understand the subtle intricacies of the public sector.
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.
Undergraduate Courses: $1,830 per 3-unit course
Tuition varies for other courses. See Tuition & Fees for details.
This program is offered at the following locations: San Francisco, Online.
Total Units -- 18
Required Courses 18 units
Any five from the following:
- PAD 102
- Policy Making and Analysis
- PAD 104
- Privatization and the Public Service
- PAD 105
- Public Budgeting Techniques and Processes
- PAD 106
- Administrative Law and Justice
- PAD 197
- Internship: Public Administration
- PAD 198A-ZZ
- Special Topics in Public Administration
- PAD 199
- Directed Study in Public Administration
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