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GraduateĀ Certificates

Leadership Graduate Certificates

Community Processes Certificate.  This certificate offers graduate students and professionals a unique opportunity to develop expertise in how spatial and relational communities function in today’s society: their processes for forming, for maintaining the community and for achieving community objectives. A vital part of the certificate is acquiring applied skills in community facilitation processes or community analytical processes. (Offered jointly by the Departments of Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology and the Truman School of Public Affairs)  Learn more.

Global Public Health Graduate Certificate. In order to exercise public health leadership in a modern global society, students need to understand complex social issues from multiple  viewpoints, communicate effectively and respectfully across cultures, and understand the international  components of health. The purpose of this certificate is to enhance the capacity of students to understand the global dimensions of public health issues, including global disparities in health and differing economic and social perspectives, and to work effectively with culturally diverse communities. Learn more

Higher Education Administration Graduate Certificate.  The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration is designed to address the need for enhanced understanding of the higher education institutional context and for improved skills in areas required for effective administration of the higher education administration and governance and some technical knowledge about various aspects of administration (i.e., budget and finance, higher education law). Learn more. 

Management Graduate Certificates

Public Management Certificate. To advance in careers in state and local government, public managers need to be effective leaders who manage resources ethically and responsibly. Public management certificate students improve their skills for managing people, budgets, and more effective organizations overall. Learn more

Nonprofit Management Certificate.The graduate certificate in nonprofit management provides students with the managerial, fiduciary, and analytical tools necessary for leadership of nonprofit entities. The goal is to develop and hone skills that can be used to achieve organizational missions uniquely aimed at serving the interests of the community. Learn more