Broaden your impact with a focused edge

Fels offers rigorous Certificate programs in Nonprofit Administration, Public Finance, Politics, and Economic Development and Growth designed to provide essential tools combining today’s most innovative techniques and perspectives. Consisting of four or five credit-bearing graduate courses, a Fels Certificate can be completed in as little as two semesters. The Certificate program attracts a diverse group of students looking advance their expertise in a specialized area, sharpen existing skills, or complement an MPA or other graduate degree.


Prospective students: Start your application here

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Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829