Career Options & Highlights
Folsom Lake College’s public management program is designed to provide training for entry-level employment or advancement in a career of public service, including state, county or municipal governments. This program was developed to respond to a community need. The Sacramento region includes thousands of local, county, and state public agencies. The Highway 50 Corridor Study, published by the Sacramento Regional Research Institute, indicates that training programs for public sector employees are needed and this program is a direct response to identified industry needs and supported by labor market research published by the region’s Employment Development Department. In addition, required core courses in this certificate include interdisciplinary alliances with Business, Management, and Project Management offerings at FLC.
The Public Management program is designed for professionals seeking to improve their skills with knowledge of public management. This public management certificate can be a component of a management development program suitable for individuals looking to enter or advance in a career in Public Management. People from a range of disciplines who serve in Public Management as part of their job role represent backgrounds such as Administrative Services Officer, Budget Analyst, Budget Examiner, Policy Analyst, Congressional Office/Committee Staffer, Federal or State Aid Coordinator, and Nonprofit Director to name a few.
Some career options may require more than two years of college study.
- Dedicated, well-trained instructors
- Highly interactive learning environment
- On-campus, off-campus, & online course offerings
- Guest lectures and demonstrations
- Opportunity to combine with business and other related areas of study for a more comprehensive education
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