PACs and Political Management

Acquire the fundamentals to effectively run your organization's Political Action Committee (PAC) with this unique graduate certificate.

The challenges of coordinated political action and campaign finance uncertainty make it more important than ever that professionally trained and savvy leaders manage Political Action Committees. This Graduate Certificate Program in PACs and Political Management is designed to give PAC managers the fundamental skills to successfully tackle the daunting realities of political finance and action.

  • 5-course (15-credit-hour) program (All courses 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted.)
  • Designed for working professionals, classes conveniently meet Monday through Thursday evenings on Capitol Hill or on the Foggy Bottom campus
  • Certificate can be completed in as little as two semesters; the usual student takes two courses a semester, and finishes in one year
  • Coursework completed in the certificate program can be applied to the Master's Degree in Legislative Affairs or the Master's Degree in Political Management

The program's curriculum, developed in consultation with leading PAC experts, provides the kind of flexibility today's political professionals want - the ability to tailor course work to suit their particular goals while addressing their organization's needs.

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PACS and Political Management Certificate Requirements