Public Policy and Administration Certificates

Update your skills to help advance your career or explore other career options in public service, criminal justice, homeland security, or nonprofit management through a certificate program. Walden’s certificate programs are offered in a variety of disciplines and can help build your leadership skills as you learn to put theory into practice in the public, private, nonprofit, and law enforcement sectors. Complete a graduate certificate in as little as six months and earn credits you can immediately apply to select bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree programs at Walden.

Graduate Certificates

Undergraduate Certificate

When you complete a Walden certificate program, you may be able to apply credits toward a Walden degree program. For assistance deciding which certificate can help you reach your goals, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336. A list of international toll-free numbers is available for students outside the United States.

  • What They Say

    “Walden’s certificate programs provide a great opportunity for working professionals who are eager to expand their skill set and gain additional credentials that can help them advance in the public, private, nonprofit, and law enforcement sectors. In addition to building their knowledge base, students can get a head start on completing bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees at Walden."

    Mark Gordon, Ph.D.
    Associate Dean, School of Public Policy and Administration