Earn a Certificate
Give your career the attention it deserves. The Council has certificates designed to help you demonstrate the commitment you’ve made to developing proficiency in public affairs.
We offer three certificate programs to strengthen your expertise and prepare you for the next level of your career. The programs follow rigorous curricula focused on building core knowledge, developing strategic skills and engaging in community involvement.
The Certificate in Public Affairs Management is for rising stars within the profession looking to strengthen their knowledge of best practices in public affairs management and enhance their expertise in leadership and strategy.
The Certificate in PAC and Grassroots Management is geared toward mid-level public affairs professionals looking to improve their skills in the field. It is designed to strengthen expertise in two key components of any political program: political action committees and grassroots advocacy.
The Certificate in Government Relations and Lobbying is designed for federal, state, or regulatory lobbyists or government relations professionals seeking to deepen their expertise in the best practices and strategies needed to influence policy and to be leaders in the field.
Interested? View the recording of our informational webinar: Learn More About the Council’s Certificate Programs