Students interested in earning the certificate need to provide the following materials
to the Admissions Office of Augusta University:
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Applicants must
have a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university. Admission
to the program would require a minimum 2.75 cumulative grade average on a 4.0 scale
or the equivalent.
- The names and contact information of references familiar with applicants’ employment
experience and/or academic abilities. References will be contacted electronically
and must submit an evaluation of each applicant’s work ethic, ability to communicate
orally and/or in writing, and moral character.
- A current resume.
- A typed personal statement of 500 to 1,000 words describing the applicant’s present
prospects, goals for five years in the future, and how the Certificate would help
to realize these goals.
*Applicants who are already enrolled in Augusta University’s Master of Public Administration
program will not need to apply for admissions into the Certificate of Urban Planning
and Community Development. Currently enrolled Augusta University Master of Public
Administration students should discuss their plans to pursue this certificate with