Loyola University Chicago

Urban Affairs and Public Policy


Graduate Certificate

The Public Affairs and Management Certificate program offers a focused and efficient pathway for individuals seeking to enhance their expertise in essential skill areas for effective public service within a manageable timeframe. 

Courses within the program delve into crucial topics, including budgeting and financial management, project management, and program evaluation, addressing the political landscape of government agencies and the nonprofit sector. 

If students completing a certificate elect to complete one of our Master’s degrees, credits from the certificate program can be applied to either the MPP or MA program.  

Certificate in Public Affairs and Management