Certificate Program in Public Sector Human Resource Management

The certificate program in Public Sector Human Resources Management is offered by the Master of Public Administration program at Penn State Harrisburg. The M.P.A. program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.

Degree Conferred: Certificate only

Who Should Enroll

The certificate is designed for administrators and other professionals in government and not-for-profit organizations who need to acquire additional knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • personnel/human resource management
  • labor relations
  • problem solving
  • planning
  • management of organizational change and development

The certificate program in Public Sector Human Resources Management requires taking four courses (12 credits) — two required and two elective courses.


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