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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 the cost for the program can be found on the ODEL Tuition and Fees page. For more information on university tuition rates, please refer to the Tuition Rates schedule on the Student Business Services page.

Click here for the Spring/Sumer/Fall 2022 CPM Academic Schedule for San Marcos & Round Rock.

Contact:

Dr. Miha Vindis
Professor & Director
Texas Certified Public Manager (CPM Program)
Political Science Department
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
512.767.2715

San Marcos Schedule
Texas State University main campus

Face to face classes are NOT scheduled for the Summer 2021 Semester. The CPM Track 5 will meet for about 3 ½ hours remotely through “Zoom” on scheduled dates. The Fall 2021 CPM Track 6 course is tentatively scheduled to meet in a face to face format from 9 am –4 pm. If “face to face” classes are cancelled, then CPM Track 6 will meet for about 3 1/2hours remotely through “Zoom” on the scheduled dates.

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
5 Public Policy Issues & Administration Jun 4, Jul 9, Jul 23, 2021 Summer 2021
6 Info Systems for Manager Sept 3, Oct 1, & Nov 5, 2021 Fall 2021
1 Personnel Administration Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, 2022 Spring 2022
7 Applied Project Practicum Feb 4, April 22, 2022 Spring 2022
2 Managing for Quality June 3, July 8, July 22, 2022 Summer 2022
3 Organizational Communication Sept 2, Oct 7, Nov 4, 2022 Fall 2022

Round Rock Schedule
Round Rock Higher Education Center

Face to face classes are NOT scheduled for the Summer 2021 Semester. The CPM Track 1 course will meet or about 3 ½ hours remotely through “Zoom” on scheduled dates. The Fall 2021 CPM Track 2 course is tentatively scheduled to meet in a face to face format from 9 am –4 pm. If “face to face” classes are cancelled, then CPM Track 2 will meet for about 3 1/2hours remotely through “Zoom” on the scheduled dates

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
1 Personnel & HR Administration Jun 11, Jul 16, Jul 30, 2021 Summer 2021
2 Managing for Quality Sept 10, Oct 8, Nov 12, 2021 Fall 2021
3 Organizational Communication Feb 11, Mar 18, Apr 29, 2022 Spring 2022
4 Public Finance & Budgeting June 10, July 15, July 29, 2022 Summer 2022
5 Public Policy Issues & Administration Sept 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, 2022 Fall 2022
7 Applied Project Practicum Sept 16 & Nov 18 2022 Fall 2022

Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex (Arlington)

Registration for courses at this location are normally capped at 30 participants. Selection is on a first come, first served basis. Registration fees for each CPM course is $695. The total registration fee for the 7 course CPM Program is $4865. For details about the Dallas/Fort Worth Area,Texas CPM Program at the City of Arlington Texas contact Dr. Howard Balanoff at hb02@txstate.edu or 512/245-3453 or James Earp at jamesrearp@gmail.com or 972/268-2369.
 
Note 1: At least 1 day for each CPM course is scheduled from 9 am to 4 pm on a Thursday or a Friday. 2-3 additional CPM days per course will be scheduled as live Zoom sessions. Zoom classes will normally meet on a Thursday and/or a Friday 9 am – 12:30 pm. Please check individual CPM Track schedules for the exact days in which a face to face session and live Zoom schedules will be conducted
Note 2: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all classes through February 2022 are currently being conducted via live Zoom presentations from 9 am – 12:30 pm. At this point in time, we do not know if our CPM courses starting in March 2022 will be conducted in a “face to face” format or in a live Zoom format. A final decision on face to face classes will be made sometime in late February 2022.
 
Contact:
James R. Earp, CPM
Co-Director, Arlington, Texas CPM Program
Texas State University
(c) 972-268-2369
 
Dr. Howard Balanoff
Professor, Public Administration Program
and Co-Director, Arlington. Texas CPM Program
Political Science Department
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
512/694-7864
hb02@txstate.edu
 

2022 Dallas/Fort Worth (Arlington) Schedule
City of Arlington Public Library (Downtown Main Branch): When in a “face to face” format.

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
1 Personnel Administration Jan 20 – 21 & Feb 17 - 18, 2022 Spring 2022
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Mar 17 – 18 & Apr 21 - 22, 2022 Spring 2022
3 Public Communications May 19 – 20 & Jun 16 – 17, 2022 Spring 20212
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Jul 21 – 22 & Aug 18 – 19, 2022 Summer 2022
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Sept 22 – 23 & Oct 20 – 21, 2022 Fall 2022
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Nov 10 – 11 & Dec 1 – 2, 2022 Fall 2022
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 Jan 21-22 & Feb 18-19, 2022
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Mar 25-26 & Apr 15-16, 2022
3 Public Communications May 13-14 & June 10-11, 2022
4 Public Finance and Budgeting July 8-9 & Aug 5-6, 2022
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Sept 2-3 & Oct 7-8, 2022
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Nov 4-5 & Dec 2-3, 2022
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Jan 6-7 & Feb 3-4, 2023

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
3 Public Communications Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4, 2022
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Apr 1, May 6, June 3, 2022
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity July 1, Aug 5, Sept 2, 2022
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2, 2022
7 Applied Research for Public Managers 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 for the 2022-2023 cohort and here for the 2021-2022 cohort.

Contact:

Chelsea O'Hara
University of Houston
McElhinney Hall, 3623 Cullen Boulevard, Room 306A
Houston, Texas 77204-5021
713.743.3970 Office
713.743.3978 Fax
cvohara@Central.UH.EDU

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Personnel Administration June 16-17 & July 14-15, 2022
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Aug 18-19 & Sept 15-16, 2022
3 Public Communications Oct 20-21 & Nov 17-18, 2022
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Dec 8-9, 2022 & Mar 23-24, 2023
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Feb 16-17 & Mar 23-24, 2023
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Apr 20-21 & May 18-19, 2023
7 Applied Research for Public Managers June 15-16 & July 13-14, 2023

Lubbock
Texas Tech University

Contact:
Sung-Wook Kwon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director of Center for Public Service
Department of Political Science
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409
sung.kwon@ttu.edu|806-834-4786 (T)

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Dec 3, Dec 17, 2021 & Jan 14, 2022
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Feb 4, Feb 15, Mar 11, 2022
1 Personnel Administration Mar 4, Mar 25, Apr 15, 2022
2 Managing Quality of Public Services May 6, May 27, June 17, 2022
3 Public Communications July 8, July 29, Aug 19, 2022