Spring 2020 Priority Deadline: October 15, 2019
Spring 2020 Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
Fall 2020 Priority Deadline: March 1, 2020
Fall 2020 Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
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The Hobby School now offers four graduate certificates in public policy:
Graduate Certificate in Public Policy
Graduate Certificate in Public Policy and Public Administration
Graduate Certificate in Public Policy-Energy Policy
Graduate Certificate in Public Policy-Health Care PolicyGraduate certificates are an excellent way for students to earn an additional academic credential and relevant training in a shorter period of times compared to a full master's degree. These graduate certificates require four approved courses that can also be counted towards the Master of Public Policy degree if students later apply and join this program.
The Spring 2020 priority deadline is October 15, 2019. Applicants that submit an application prior to this deadline will receive priority consideration for Hobby School scholarships. The Spring 2020 application deadline is December 1, 2019.
The Fall 2020 priority deadline will be March 1, 2020. Applicants that submit an application prior to this deadline will receive priority consideration for Hobby School scholarships. The Fall 2020 application deadline is June 15, 2020.
The application process for the graduate certificates is similar to the MPP and completed entirely online via ApplyWeb.
Applicants must complete a UH Graduate School application and provide official transcripts of all college-level coursework with a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, current resume, and a statement of purpose.
The GRE, letters of recommendation, and application fee are not required when applying for admission to the graduate certificates.
While graduate certificate students can potentially receive a Hobby School Excellence Scholarship, federal financial aid cannot be used for these programs.
Please contact Scott Mason (email@example.com; 713 743 5572) if you have any questions concerning your application.