Public Service and Administration Certificate

A bachelor's degree is not required for acceptance into the program, but credits fully apply toward CPS degree programs. In the Public Service and Administration (PSA) certificate, students are introduced to ethical, philosophic, theological, historical, social, and political perspectives that influence the leadership and management of government and nonprofit organizations.

Consisting of 4 required courses (12 credits), the coursework in the Public Service and Administration Certificate will apply to many different industries and have a wide range of career applications. 

Required Courses

The four courses below (12 total credits) are required.

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The above program requirements are applicable to students entering Summer 2024 and beyond. Please consult the appropriate archived catalog available on the homepage for years prior to these requirements. In order that programs offered by Villanova University reflect current advances and additions to knowledge and upgraded professional requirements, Villanova University reserves the right to change programs and requirements without prior notice. Students generally are bound to the requirements in effect and published online for the year in which their class begins its first year of study. Special requirements may be in effect for students who have left the University and are being readmitted. Students are advised to check with the web catalog or with their college offices regarding changes that may affect them. Additional academic information may be obtained from the various college offices and the web sites listed for the particular policies, programs and services found in this catalog. 





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