Graduate CertificateCity & County Management

Wichita State's graduate certificate in city and county management is ideal for government professionals at the state, county and local level looking to increase their knowledge and skills—while enhancing their careers. The certificate can also be completed as part of WSU's Master of Public Administration program.

Learn how City & County Management is the right fit for you.

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To complete the 12-credit-hour graduate certificate, you’ll take the following courses:

  • Public Management of Human Resources
  • State and Local Government Administration
  • Public and Nonprofit Financial Management
  • One elective based on your interests and career goals

Admission to the program

There are two paths to admission to the program:

  • Those already enrolled in graduate school need to complete the Graduate Plan of Study form.
  • Prospective students must use the same application as if they are enrolling in graduate school. Select "Non-Degree Admission: Category A."

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