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Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Leadership & Crisis Management

You are a leader interested in creating strategies to cultivate staff retention, productivity, and time management capabilities, as well as address challenges with stakeholder relationships. As a lifelong learner, you want to dive into identifying best practices of leadership in the context of crisis management, while evaluating personal leadership strengths and expertise.
 

This two-course certificate explores the dynamic economic, social, and cultural
transformations faced by contemporary leaders in the public sector, government, and
military organizations, including non-profits and first responders. Combining the latest leadership theories with the most effective lessons from the private sector, students will gain theoretical frameworks and practical tools to help effectively improve and enhance their skills to manage complex systems, influence organizational context, engage stakeholders, and shape institutional culture.

Each certificate is comprised of two 11-week courses, totaling 12 graduate-level credits, and are completed entirely online. Upon successful completion of a certificate program, students wishing to enter into our Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Leadership or Master of Science in Management programs will be able to use the certificate courses toward the completion of their master’s degree.

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Public Sector Leadership & Crisis Curriculum

Theories and Innovative Practices of Public Sector/Government/Military
Leadership | OL543 | 6 credit hours
Addresses the dynamic economic, social, and cultural transformations faced by contemporary public sector/government/military leaders as they strengthen agencies for challenges of today. Combining the latest leadership theories of public sector/government/military leadership with the most effective lessons from the private sector, students will gain theoretical frameworks and practical tools to effectively improve and enhance their skills to manage complex systems, influence organizational context, engage stakeholders, and shape institutional culture. The topics covered include: history and theories of successful public sector/government/military management; contemporary leadership strategies; and innovative response to public sector challenges in a growing global marketplace.

Public Leadership, Crisis Management, and Organizational Change | AD586 | 6 credit hours
This course explores the role of leadership in public organizations by examining how leadership is intrinsically tied to the organization. Students will gain an understanding of how effective leaders articulate their leadership philosophy, how they embody the ideals and values of the organization, and how they motivate and reward their subordinates. The course also examines the role of leadership in crisis situations including how decisions are made and implemented, how information is communicated in critical situations, how political leaders are held accountable for crisis situations, and how communities can be returned to a state of normalcy after a critical incident has occurred..

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Certificate

2023-24 Tuition

2023-24 Tuition and Fee Schedule

Certificate Program

Rate Per Credit Tuition Additional Expenses Total
$698; $550 (military; veteran; first responder) $3,300 - 4,188

Not included in tuition:

Technology - $350/term
Library - $75/term
Graduation Application Fee - $75
Norwich ACCESS fee - $22/credit hour per term
 

$6,600 - 8,367