University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Law, Policy, and Public Administration Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate - Law, Policy, and Public Administration


Core Courses and Electives12
Total Hours12

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • These credits can be applied to the Master of Public Administration if you would like to further your educational pursuits.

Core Courses and Electives

Complete all of the following courses:
PUAD 504Organization Theory3
or PUAD 561 Ethics in Public Administratio
PUAD 551Regulatory Process3
Complete two of the following elective courses:6
Issues in State Government
Introduction to Public Policy
Poverty Policy
Special Topics (Crim Justice Reform)
Special Topics (Tax Policy)
Montana Constitutional Law
Consumer Law
Advanced Legislation
Philosophy of Law
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: B