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Local Government Management Certificate Info Sessions

Local Government Management Certificate at Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy

Interested in the Graduate Certificate in Local Government Management?

Attend an info session. Get your questions answered.

VT SPIA will be hosting three virtual information sessions. During these info sessions, we will review the benefits and opportunities available through the local government program; course requirements, and the connection to our MPA program (electives and course substitutions).  This program is also available to seniors in VT SPIA undergraduate programs and MURP students.

About the Program

The Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP), in partnership with the Virginia Local Government Management Association, offers a graduate certificate program in local government management that provides the next generation of local government managers and leaders with the tools to advance their careers and to provide exceptional leadership within the communities where they work.

The central goal of the program is to offer graduate-level training in local government management that both prepares pre-career students for capable public service at the local level and enhances the capacities of existing local government employees who aspire to be town, city, or county managers or assistant/deputy managers.