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Program Information

Chart a course to advance your career and add value to your organization
While earning an Executive Certificate in Public Procurement Administration
Completely On-Line 

Public Procurement Research Center
School of Public Administration
College for Design and Social Inquiry
Florida Atlantic University

Stay ahead of current trends in public procurement

Take the time to explore the most current business concepts and emerging "next practices" with the PPRC’s world-class faculty. Bring a specific challenge or new opportunity; you and your colleagues will return to work re-energized, with a portfolio of new tools to put new ideas into action in your organization

Develop your internal management team

Our Executive Certificate in Public Procurement curricula allows you to focus your learning on a specific area and receive recognition of your achievement. And our fully on-line program provides comprehensive, tailored management development solution that meets your organization’s unique needs.

Maximize your executive education ROI

Nobody does executive education better than the top-rated faculty at the PPRC. All our courses are designed to blend interactive learning with highly relevant, leading-edge content. Concepts and tools gained through the Executive Certificate in Public Procurement can easily pay back many times the program’s cost as new solutions are implemented in your organization.

Program Information

Under our partnership agreement with the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, the PPRC is proud to offer the Certificate in Public Procurement (Undergraduate students) and Executive Certificate in Public Procurement (Graduate Students). The program is geared toward practicing professionals who are interested in advancing their knowledge, skills, and abilities in public procurement, while earning 15 hours of University-level credit. The Public Procurement certification program is part of the School of Public Administration’s fully accredited undergraduate and graduate curriculum. Therefore, students who successfully complete these courses can transfer all the credits to any academic institution worldwide, or they can be applied towards a degree at Florida Atlantic University.

The Public Procurement certification program consists of five courses/modules. Each course is uniquely designed to meet the demands of current professionals in terms of declarative knowledge, critical thinking, and advanced practical skill building. Both the Undergraduate and Graduate Certificate Programs are offered completely on-line, and are designed to facilitate full-time working professionals.

Who Can Enroll?

  • Current students (at any academic institution) can take the program as part of their elective classes (Please discuss this option with your institutions academic advisor).
  • Students who are not currently admitted to any academic institution (Non-Degree seeking) who wish to pursue the Public Procurement Certificate while earning 15 college credits, where these credits can be transferred to any academic institution world-wide.
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Marian Williams
Course Administrator,
Public Procurement Research Center
Tel: (561) 297-4168
E-mail: mwilliam@fau.edu