Work and Public Policy

Advanced Certificate

Empire State College

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Earn your advanced-certificate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

Want to understand why labor and employment relations in the public sector are unique? Working in the public sector involves labor and employment issues that are considerably different than the issues found in the private sector. Empire State Colleges advanced graduate certificate in public-sector labor and employment policy will familiarize you with topics such as the role of government as an employer, technological change, the historical development of the public sector and current issues and trends in public-sector labor and employment policy. The focus is on learning to understand how and why policy is formulated. It is a program that will be of value to people working at all levels of the public sector, from local, state and federal levels to people with a desire to learn more about how the public sector operates.
What's an advanced certificate?
Advanced, or graduate, certificates are designed to provide focused study to support a particular career interest. They vary in number of credits and typically require students to have a bachelor’s degree.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. Apply Now

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