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Earn an Executive Certificate in Public Policy

public policy iconPrograms within the public policy concentration provide leaders with a principled guide to action in public policy.                                                                         

To earn your Executive Certificate complete three programs from the below list in six years. You apply for each program, many available online, separately and complete them at your own pace over the six years. A 10% discount will be calculated based on the lowest tuition and will be applied to the final program.

Create your own learning experience:
A Cutting Edge of Economic Development 
Budgeting in a Time of Crisis
Climate Change and Energy: Policymaking for the Long Term
Climate Change Policy
Comparative Tax Policy and Administration
COVID-19s Economic Impact and Crafting an Effective Policy Response
Cybersecurity: The Intersection of Policy and Technology
Delivering Public Services: Efficiency, Equity, and Quality
Global Health and Security
Implementing Public Policy
Infrastructure in a Market Economy
Innovation for Economic Development
Leadership and Character in Uncertain Times
Leading Economic Growth 
Leading in Artificial Intelligence: Exploring Technology and Policy
Leading Smart Policy Design
Leading Successful Programs: Using Evidence to Assess Effectiveness
Trade Policy for Today's World (Formerly Mastering Trade Policy)
Public Finance in a Complex World
Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure
Rethinking Financial Inclusion

Or complete one or two programs from the list above and the remaining from this list:

Art and Practice of Leadership Development
Behavioral Insights and Public Policy
Creating Collaborative Solutions 
Crisis Leadership in Higher Education
Digital Transformation in Government
Driving Government Performance
Emerging Leaders
Global Change Agents
Leadership for the 21st Century
Leadership Decision Making
Leadership in Crises
Leading Nonviolent Movements for Social Progress
Moral Leadership in an Imperfect World
Negotiation Strategies: Building Agreement Across Boundaries (formerly Mastering Negotiation)
Persuasive Communication: Narrative, Evidence, and Impact
Promoting Racial Equity in the Workplace
Recovering the Public in Public Value 
Strategic Leadership: Enhancing Your Personal Effectiveness
Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies
Strategies for Building and Leading Diverse Organizations
Women and Power
Women Leading Change

Alumni from our multi-week leadership programs, including Senior Executive FellowsSenior Executives in State and Local Government, Senior Executives in State & Local Government: Leading Resilient Communities, Senior Managers in Government, and Senior Executives in National and International Security, may also receive an Executive Certificate by completing at least one or more policy programs or one policy and one elective program in the Public Policy track within six years.