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Public Policy Analysis Degree Certificate

12
Credits to Earn Your Certificate
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Certificate Overview Open Accordion

Gain foundational knowledge in public policy analysis

Build the skills needed to perform in-depth public policy analysis, including research methods, quantitative assessment strategies, and evidence-based decision making. Learn to forecast projected future impacts of new policy proposals. Anticipate and address problems, deficiencies, or complications before they occur. Become adept in the language of public policy as you complete a detailed analysis of a current topic provided by public servants during your final semester.

Learn from public policy experts

The faculty members responsible for developing and teaching this program have extensive experience in the public sector, including with the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Health and Human Services, and other international and nonprofit organizations.

Study in a flexible, online format

Earn your graduate certificate from a respected, regionally accredited public research university in Colorado without traveling to a campus. Balance your academic studies with your personal obligations as you build career-applicable knowledge.

Option to pursue your master’s degree

Coursework from this certificate program can be transferred into the Master of Public Policy Administration M.P.P.A. program after formal admission per University transfer policies. However, successful completion of the courses or certificate does not guarantee admission to the degree program.

Requirements and Curriculum Open Accordion

Required Courses

Program Total Credits: 12

How to Apply Open Accordion

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Program Details

Courses
Online
Credits
12
Tuition
$586 per credit
Degree Awarded
Graduate Certificate in Public Policy Analysis

Application Deadlines

Fall semester
July 15
Spring semester
December 1

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