Local Government Administration, Certificate (1745)
Department website: http://www.wku.edu/political-science
Daniel P. Boden, firstname.lastname@example.org, (270) 745-6357
The graduate certificate in Local Government Administration prepares students for careers in local government administration. The two (2) required courses rely on a foundation of Public Administrative theory relevant to the current issues and skills necessary for effective and responsible local government administration. In addition to the two (2) required courses, the program allows students to choose two (2) elective courses from a selection of courses for a total of 12 credit hours. Substitutions for these course may be made with consent of the advisor. Students applying to the Graduate School at WKU can elect to pursue the graduate certificate in Local Government Administration either by itself or in conjunction with a graduate program in a selected discipline.
Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.
Program Requirements (12 hours)
|PS 526||Local Government Administration||3|
|PS 528||Civic Engagement and E-Governance||3|
|Elective Courses 1|
|Select 6 hours from the following||6|
|Kentucky Government and Politics|
|Elements of Public Administration|
|Cultural Competencies for Public Administrators|
|Cross-Sector Collaboration & Conflict|
|Public Policy Implementation & Evaluation|
At the discretion of the graduate certificate program coordinator, a course substitution may be available by advisement for one (1) of the elective courses.