Governing U is an index of public sector management and policy degrees from universities across the country. It provides a single source for browsing offerings from Master of Public Administration (MPA) , the Master of Public Policy (MPP) and the Executive MPA and certificate and other professional programs designed specifically for the education needs of working professionals in public service.
The Department of Urban Studies and Public Administration (USPA) at Old Dominion University offers an undergraduate minor in Public Service, a Master of Public Administration, and a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Urban Policy. The MPA program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, the national certifying organization for public administration programs.
A certificate program in Public Management is offered for students that already hold a masters degree from an accredited institution. Students enrolled in the Advanced Certificate program focus in one of the following areas: Conflict Resolution and Negotiation, Human Resource Management, Public Policy, Public Budgeting and Finances, and General Public Sector Management.