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Track 7


FOCUS: To provide students with the opportunity and tools necessary to prepare a major applied project/projects related to their organization or area of interest.

This track is the "capstone" of the CPM Program and will incorporate lessons and information provided in the other six tracks.

 Stephen Ashley

Juan Chavez

Required Completion of Tracks 1 - 6

Class attendance and participation, completion of outside readings and "homework exams", and completion of an applied research project and paper.


After satisfactory completion of  the seven tracks, including the "capstone" project, program participants are eligible for the nationally recognized designation of CPM (Certified Public Manager). Graduates will be recognized on the Center for Public Policy website and other promotional materials. Graduates may also participate in the state's official graduation ceremony in Austin. 

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