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Professional Pathways

Pathway highlights the core courses that a professional should plan to take to ensure comprehensive subject-area expertise. Beyond the core courses, related courses are marked for supplemental topics to ensure well-rounded professional development.

Local government leaders looking to develop their skillset should consider our core courses from the Center for Public Leadership and Governance (CPLG).

Under related courses the first two courses are relevant for professional local government leaders.  

The Local Elected Leaders Academy (LELA) is designed to help local elected officials (in counties, municipalities, on school boards, and tribal councils) develop a mutual understanding of how governing at the local level affects residents and differing constituencies, regardless of where they live.

Click on the individual course links below to learn more, review each course page, or sign up to be notified when the course is offered next.