The certificate program in Public Sector Human Resource Management is offered by the Master of Public Administration program at Penn State Harrisburg, which is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.
This certificate is delivered in person via Penn State Harrisburg and online via Penn State World Campus.
Purpose/ Who Should Apply/What You Will Learn
The purpose of 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
- 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. Courses taken in this certificate program may be applied toward the completion of the MPA program.
Degree Conferred: Certificate only