State Government Affairs Professional Certificate Program
SGAC's State Government Affairs Professional Certificate is the only program designed specifically for state government affairs professionals. Trainings are designed to strengthen and engage SGR professionals with core curriculum which exposes them to key competencies for state government affairs professionals. The program includes elements that will provide both a successful foundation for new employees and necessary tools for seasoned leaders. In order to complete the program, enrolles must earn credit in 6 mandatory competencies and 6 elective competencies.
To apply for the Certificate Program individuals must have: - Employment by an SGAC member in good standing - Adherence to SGAC's Guidelines for Professional Conduct - State Government Affairs / State Government Relations responsibility as all or part of employment duties - Bachelors Degree
How long does it take the average enrollee to complete the professional certificate program? The program is designed for busy SGAC members to continue their education with a specifically designed program for state government affairs professionals. When do you offer classes? Classes are open to all SGAC members, but only those enrolled with the certificate program will receive credit. Credit can be earned at the National Summit, Leaders' Policy Conference, with webinars (live or on-demand), and during seminar trainings. What if I change jobs while enrolled in the program? As long as your organization is a member of SGAC, you can continue to participate in the program. Other questions? Please direct questions to SGAC at 571.312.3426 or any member of the SGAC team.