The MA in Public Management/Certificate in Government Analytics combined credential provides students with a broad set of foundational skills in statistical analysis to help solve real-world governance and policy issues. Students will gain an appreciation for these issues through their required courses to complete the combined credential.
The online, graduate Certificate in Government Analytics offers five courses that cover the fundamentals of data analysis and focus on the evaluative skills needed by those making executive-level decisions.
One of the courses (470.709 Quantitative Methods) already satisfies a core requirement for MA in Public Management students.
To earn the combined credential, students need to complete a total of 15 courses. Of this total, the successful completion of the following 6 courses is required for any student pursuing the combined credential:
- 470.608 Public Policy Analysis and the Policy Process
- 470.627 Financial Management and Analysis in the Public Sector
- 470.631 Economics for Public Decision Making
- 470.681 Political Analysis and Statistics
- 470.709 Quantitative Methods
- 470.860 Capstone Seminar
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*Note: Students should be aware of state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.
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