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Certificate & Professional Development Programs

The School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark offers a full complement of graduate, credit-bearing certificates, as well as non-credit certificates for non-degree seeking students, focused on particular issues of public and nonprofit sector policy implementation.

Professional Development Certificate Programs (Non-Credit)

Graduate Certificate Programs (Credit-Bearing)

Rutgers SPAA offers a series of 9-credit (three-course) certificate programs for MPA students and non-degree seeking students:

For More Information

To learn more, Request Information or Join a SPAA Info SessionIf you have questions about a program or the application process, contact Aaron Gibbs, associate dean of student and academic services, at