Credits required
18 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 18 quarter credits are equal to 12 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Graduate Certificate in Public Policy Analysis – Online

Careers

Oregon State’s online graduate certificate in public policy analysis will give you the research and analytical skills you need to advance your career in policy and beyond. This program delivers a strong focus on job readiness, with an entire seminar dedicated to career preparation and résumé support. Additionally, you’ll explore effective leadership styles and theories and work to develop your own personal leadership style.

Designed to meet workforce gaps

Oregon State’s public policy graduate program conducted a needs assessment of governments, nonprofits and policy advocacy organizations. This graduate certificate is designed to help working professionals quickly gain the most requested and in-demand skills. This program’s curriculum is a direct response to research into professional development opportunities and workforce gaps in policy.

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