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Lobbying & Government Advocacy Certificate (Undergraduate)

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Facilitating Results for Industry, Business, and Professions

The Lobbying and Government Advocacy Certificate provides the knowledge and skills needed to effectively communicate with government to influence legislative policymaking, executive branch rulemaking, and judicial decisions at the state and federal levels on a variety of issues important within their chosen fields within business, industry, and professions: for example, nursing, engineering, education, business, and agriculture. Graduates will be equipped to lobby government on behalf of their employer, trade and professional organizations, or as a professional lobbyist. This certificate is beneficial to all majors.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Aspire to be a leader in your field, business, or industry
  • Are interested in regional, national, and global events
  • Have strong writing and communication skills
  • Critical thinking and enjoy problem solving
  • Enjoy working with people

Career Opportunities

  • Public relations specialist
  • Government liaison
  • Government relations director
  • Lobbyist
  • Organizational leadership
  • Administration and Management across industry and professions