Certificate in Public Administration

 

 

The public sector faces an increasing demand of public services by its citizens. Simultaneously, the room for maneuver is reduced due to increasing fixed government spending (for example, for debt service). Therefore, the public sector increasingly is subject to scarce regimes, as they are also present in the private economic sector. An in-depth management knowledge is required in order to meet these challenges effectively.

 

 

Objectives

 

The course will teach you the professional and methodical knowledge and competences that prepare you to undertake management tasks in the public sector, i. e. planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and/or controlling in public organizations.

 

 

Target Audience

 

The specialization in Public Administration is designed for occupied men and women with little or no prior knowledge in the public sector who want to participate in a

education program at ISCED Level 4/EQF Level 5 in order to make new career opportunities accessible, increase their occupational mobility, secure their current employment, or return to work after parental leave.[more]

 


Entry Requirements

 

 

 

Personalized Curriculum

 

In sum, you need 24 study points.

 

 

Methods

 

  • In this online course, you study your chosen modules online—according to your own schedule.
  • For each module, you take an online assignment/exam at any time.
  • You can always contact your tutors if you have questions.
  • In the online colloquia, you can discuss and exchange thoughts with both your tutors and fellow students.
  • In the discussion forums and with the networking tool, you can connect with your fellow students and form learning groups.
  • At the end of your course, you can work on your project thesis (optional). Here, you methodically solve a practical administrative problem in a public organization using your gained knowledge. Your tutor will provide advice, supervision and extensive feedback on your thesis.

Learn more on how this course works here.

 

 

Duration

 

3 to 24 months, depending on your learning progress.

 

 

Graduation

 

As a graduate of the specialization "Certified Public Administration Professional (CPAP)" you will receive a certificate (without grades) and a report card (with grades). The course is classified as ISCED Level 4 and EQF Level 5. The program has a state authorization: ZFU No. 7292015.

 

 

Tuition Fees

 

Save money and invest in yourself:

  • Regular payment plan:
    12 monthly installments of USD 160.00 / EUR 144.00 / GBP 112.00
    Total USD 1,920.00 / EUR 1,728.00 / GBP 1,344.00
    Per additional Study Point (exceeding 24 SP): USD 4.00 / EUR 3.60 / GBP 2.80
     
  • Extended payment plan:
    24 monthly installments of USD 87.50 / EUR 78.75 / GBP 61.25
    Total: USD 2,100.00 / EUR 1,890.00 / GBP 1,470.00 
    Per additional Study Point (exceeding 24 SP): USD 2.00 / EUR 1.80 / GBP 1.40
     
  • Shortened payment plan:
    6 monthly installments of USD 300.00 / EUR 270.00 / GBP 210.00
    Total: USD 1,800.00 / EUR 1,620.00 / GBP 1,260.00
    Per additional Study Point (exceeding 24 SP): USD 8.00 / EUR 7.20 / GBP 5.60

 

Our Risk-Free Policy implies that your first course month is your test month (30-day free trial).

 

Payment Methods:

  • VISA or MasterCard
  • PayPal
  • Bank Transfer (SEPA/Europe only or TransferWise)

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