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Mini-MPA Certificate

Program Overview

Registration now open for Summer 2020

Program Begins June 15, 2020


Offered fully online for Summer 2020, the Mini-MPA certificate program provides the tools to build a successful career in public and non-profit management. This program, offered in collaboration with the Rutgers Camden Department of Public Policy and Administration is a fast-paced learning environment with an exceptional roster of instructors and industry professionals.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) approved.   

Designed for experienced managers in the public and nonprofit sectors, the Mini-Master of Public Administration™ (Mini-MPA™) certificate program ​is an accelerated, 30-hour program led by Rutgers faculty and experienced practitioners.

The program runs for four weeks and includes an examination of critically important topics for public managers. Seminars provide participants with new skills, new ideas, and new ways of thinking about how they manage their work and teams.

The online format provides an engaging environment between faculty and participants, while fostering learning from a distance. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible for up to three credits toward the Rutgers-Camden Executive MPA program.

Qualifies for veteran training.


Current Curriculum

Certification (CEU's)

Cost and Discounts

Course Materials Included

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  • 15% off - 

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Program Location

This program is delivered via the Canvas learning management system. Students will be provided with a tutorial before the start of the program.


Enrollment Requirements

Participants should possess an undergraduate degree and/or have 5+ years of managerial experience in the public, private, or nonprofit sectors.