The graduate Certificate in City/County Management is for students interested in acquiring the foundational training needed to pursue a career in public service leadership and provides students with the necessary knowledge, training and skills development that will ensure their professional success as a future city/county manager.
The Certificate in City/County Management consists of 16 units of graduate course work.
For a description of the courses below, visit the USC Course Catalogue.
Current USC Graduate Students
Applicants for the Certificate in City/County Management who are currently enrolled in a graduate program at USC (and are in good standing with a 3.0 GPA) need only to submit appropriate paperwork for adding the certificate program, which may be obtained from the student services advisor in RGL 102.
Applicants for the Certificate in City/County Management who have not matriculated at USC must make a formal application at the USC Graduate Admission website.
Applicants must submit the following items:
July 1 – Fall Semester
Please contact the USC Price Office of Admissions at [email protected] for more information.