Graduate Certificate in Public Service Leadership

The Graduate Certificate in Public Service Leadership is open only to graduates of the Executive Potential Program (EPP), which is offered by the Graduate School of the Center for Leadership and Management and prepares leaders for senior executive service and federal government senior leadership. EPP graduates may earn a graduate-level certificate in Public Service Leadership by completing 12 credits of Thomas Edison State College graduate courses from the list below.

Credits earned taking these courses may be applied to the requirements of most graduate degree programs at Thomas Edison State College. Students should check with the dean of their graduate program concerning which courses may be applied toward their degree.

EPP graduates have the opportunity to earn advanced standing in graduate programs at Thomas Edison State College. For more information about this certificate, contact the College at (888) 442-8372 or  

Students select four of the following courses: Credits
ETH-590 Ethics for Managers 3
HRM-530 Human Resources Management 3
HRM-550 Strategic Recruiting, Retention and Succession Planning 3
NPM-502 Nonprofit Management 3
NPM-610 Nonprofit Governance and Board Leadership 3
NPM-670 Critical Issues in Nonprofit Management 3
OML-610 Organizational Management and Leadership I 3
OML-620 Organizational Management and Leadership II 3
PJM-510 Project Management 3
SOE-570 Social Entrpreneurship 3
SUM-501 Principles of Sustainable Management 3
Total: 12