The Maryland Certified Public Manager® Program’s vision and mission supports the Schaefer Center’s vision of “helping government help people.”
To develop world-class leaders and managers for Maryland’s public service sector.
To promote professionalism and excellence in public management among Maryland’s government and nonprofit organizations by:
- Providing comprehensive development and training programs preparing graduates to effectively manage programs and organizations.
- Leveraging the expertise of faculty of the College of Public Affairs and the broader University of Baltimore faculty to deliver an academically grounded and relevant curriculum.
- Promoting cross-sector collaboration through a cohort-based program.
- Partnering with public organizations to expand the reach of the program; and Adhering to the CPM standards.