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Course Schedules


San Marcos, Round Rock & Arlington, Texas

 Registration for CPM courses are limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. The registration fee for certification only for the San Marcos and Round Rock program is $695 per track. The fee includes all textbooks and other training materials. If you are taking CPM courses for academic credit, you must register through The "Banner Registration System" and for the Fall 2016 semester the cost for a CPM undergraduate course will be $774.99 and the cost for each CPM graduate course will be $924.99. For more information on university tuition rates, please refer to the Tuition Rates schedule on the Student Business Services page.

Starting in January 2017 the registration fee for CPM Certification in Arlington, Texas will be $695 per course and $4865 for the entire 7 course CPM Program.

2017 CPM Schedule for San Marcos & Round Rock Details

Contact:

Dr. Howard R. Balanoff
Professor & Director
William P. Hobby Center for Public Service
Political Science Department
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
512.245.3453 Office
512.245.7815 Fax
hb02@txstate.edu

San Marcos Schedule
Texas State University main campus

*All days scheduled to meet 9:00am - 4:00pm

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Sept 1, Oct 6, Nov 17, 2017 Fall 2017
1 Personnel Administration Jan 19, Feb 16, Mar 2, 2018 Spring 2018
7 Applied Research for Public Managers To Be Announced Spring 2018
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Jun 8, Jul 6, Jul 27, 2018 Summer 2018
3 Oganizational Comm Aug 31, Oct 5, Nov 16, 2018 Fall 2018

Round Rock Schedule

Round Rock Higher Education Center

*All days scheduled to meet 9:00am - 4:00pm

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
3 Oganizational Comm Feb 2, Feb 23, Mar 30, 2018 Spring 2018
4 Public Finance and Budgeting June 15, July 13, Aug 3, 2018 Spring 2018
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Sept 7, Oct 12, Nov 9, 2018 Fall 2018

Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex

Registration for courses at this location is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Fees for these courses are $695 and include all textbooks and other training materials. For details about the Dallas/Fort Worth Area CPM Program at the North Central Texas Council of Government in Arlington Texas contact Dr. Howard Balanoff at hb02@txstate.edu or 512/245-3453 or David Tees at dwtees@gmail.com or 817/683-8764.
 
Please note, the registration fees for the CPM courses beginning January 1, 2017 will be $695 per course.

Contact:

David Tees
Director, Dallas/Fort Worth Area CPM Program
2104 Inverray Court
Arlington, TX 76017
817.683.8764
 
Dr. Howard Balanoff
Professor and Director
William P. Hobby Center for Public Service
Political Science Department
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
512.245.3453 Office
512.245.3173 Fax
hb02@txstate.edu
 

Dallas/Fort Worth Schedule
North Central Texas COG Regional Training Center

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Public Human Resources Management Jan 12-13 & Feb 9-10, 2017
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Mar 9-10 & Apr 6-7, 2017
3 Public Communications May 11-12 & Jun 8-9, 2017
4 Public Finance and Budgeting July 6-7 & Aug 10-11, 2017
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Sept 7-8 & Oct 12-13, 2017
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Nov 9-10 & Dec 7-8, 2017
7 Applied Research for Public Managers To Be Announced

Edinburg, TX
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Registration Information

Jayshree Bhat, MS, MBA
Director of Continuing Education
UTPA McAllen Teaching Site
1800 Main Street #1100
McAllen, TX 78503
Ph. 956-665-2073; Fax: 956-928-1445
continuinged@utpa.edu

CPM website

CPM Program Information

Mr. John Milford
CPM Program Director
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, TX
956.607.2001Office
jmilford@utpa.edu

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Personnel Administration April 21-May 20, 2017
2 Managing for Quality To be announced
3 Organizational Communication To be announced
4 Public Finance To be announced
5 Productivity & Program Eval To be announced
6 Information Systems for Mgrs To be announced
7 Applied Project Practicum To be announced

Houston
Sam Houston State University

Schedule for EB Cape Center

Registration for courses at Houston is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Fees for the Houston courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials.
 
Classes meet 9:00a – 4:30p on the third Thursday of the month and 9:00a – 1:00p Friday of the same week.  All classes are coordinated and directed by Sam Houston State University Division of Continuing Education in cooperation with the William P. Hobby Center for Public Service Texas State University at San Marcos and fully accredited by the national Certified Public Manager Program.

Contact:

Don C. Moore
CPM Director
Sam Houston State University
512.818.3331
dlsmoore@msn.com

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Public Human Resources Management Dec 15-16, 2016 & Jan 19-20, 2017
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Feb 16-17 & Mar 16-17, 2017
3 Public Communications Apr 20-21 & May 18-19, 2017
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Jun 15-16 & Jul 20-21, 2017
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Aug 17-18 & Sep 21-22, 2017
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Oct 19-20 & Nov 16-17, 2017
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Dec 14-15 & Jan 18-19, 2018

Galveston
Sam Houston State University

UTMB Galveston

Registration for courses at Galveston is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Fees for the Galveston courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials.
 
Classes meet 9:00a – 4:00p on Tues and 9:00a – 1:00p on Wed.  All classes are coordinated and directed by Sam Houston State University Division of Continuing Education in cooperation with the William P. Hobby Center for Public Service at Texas State University, San Marcos.  The program is fully accredited by the National Certified Public Manager Program.

Contact:

Don C. Moore
CPM Coordinator
Sam Houston State University
512.388.1725
dlsmoore@msn.com

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Public Human Resources Management To Be Determined
2 Managing Quality of Public Services To Be Determined
3 Public Communications To Be Determined
4 Public Finance and Budgeting To Be Determined
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity To Be Determined
6 Public Mgr Information Systems To Be Determined
7 Applied Research for Public Managers To Be Determined

Nacogdoches
Stephen F. Austin University

Class size is limited to ensure quality instruction. Fees for these courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials. Classes are scheduled to meet 8:30am - 3:30pm. Click here for the Stephen F. Austin CPM website.

Contact:

Dr. Richard J. Herzog
Co. Director, CPM Program
Department of Government
Stephen F. Austin State University
P.O. Box 13045, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3045
936.468.2446
rherzog@sfasu.edu

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Personnel Administration Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2, 2016
2 Managing for Quality Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3, 2017
3 Organizational Communication Apr 7, May 5, Jun 2, 2017
4 Public Finance Jul 7, Aug 4, Sep 1, 2017
5 Productivity & Program Eval Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1, 2017
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Jan 5, Feb 2, Mar 2, 2018
7 Applied Project Practicum Participants meet with Dr. Herzog

Houston
University of Houston

Class size is limited to ensure quality instruction. Fees for these courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials. Click here for the University of Houston CPM website. Click here for full schedule information.

Contact:

Diana Benitez
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-5021
713.743.3970 Office
713.743.3978 Fax
dbenitez@uh.edu

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
5 Productivity & Program Eval Jan 19-20 & Feb 16-17, 2017
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Mar 23-24 & Apr 20-21, 2017
7 Applied Project Practicum May 18-19 & Jun 15-16, 2017
1 Personnel Administration Jul 20-21 & Aug 17-18, 2017
2 Managing for Quality Sep 21-22 & Oct 19-20, 2017
3 Organizational Communication Nov 16-17 & Dec 14-15, 2017
4 Public Finance Jan 18-19, 2018 & Feb 15-16, 2018
5 Productivity & Program Eval Mar 22-23, 2018 & Apr 19-20, 2018
6 Information Systems for Mgrs May 24-25 & Jun 14-15, 2018
7 Applied Project Practicum Jul 19-20 & Aug 16-17, 2018

Amarillo
Texas Tech University

Contact:

David K. Hamilton, Ph.D.
Director, Graduate Public Administration Program
Department of Political Science
Texas Tech University
806.834.7717
david.hamilton@ttu.edu

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
3 Organizational Communication Fridays - Jan 8, Jan 22, Feb 5, 2017
4 Public Finance To be announced
5 Productivity & Program Eval To be announced
6 Information Systems for Mgrs To be announced
7 Applied Project Practicum To be announced