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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 the cost for the Spring 2019 semester undergraduate course is $833.46 and the cost for each CPM graduate course is $983.46. 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 2021 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
7 Applied Project Practicum Sept 17 & Nov 19 2021 Fall 2021
3 Organizational Communication Feb 11, Mar 18, Apr 15, 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

Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex (Arlington)

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 James Earp at jamesrearp@gmail.com or 972/268-2369.
 

Note 1: Days are scheduled for face to face. Classes on Thursdays meet from 9 am – 4 pm and classes on Friday meet from 9 am – 12 Noon.

Note 2: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all classes through December 2021 are currently being conducted via live Zoom presentations from 9 am – 12:30 am on days which face to face classes are scheduled. At this point in time, we do not know if our CPM courses starting in January 2022 will be conducted in a “face to face” format or in a live Zoom format. A decision will be made sometime in late November or early December 2021.

 
Contact:
James R. Earp, CPM
Director North Texas CPM Program
William P. Hobby Center
Texas State University
(c) 972-268-2369
 
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
 

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

2021 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
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Jan 28-29 & Feb 25-26, 2021 Spring 2021
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Jan 27 & Feb 24, 2021 Spring 2021
1 Personnel Administration Jan 21-22 & Feb 18-19, 2021 Spring 2021
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Mar 18-19 & Apr 15-16, 2021 Spring 2021
3 Public Communications Jun 17-18 & Jul 22-23, 2021 Spring 2021
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Aug 19-20 & Sept 22-23, 2021 Summer 2021
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Oct 21-22 & Nov 11-12, 2021 Fall 2021
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Dec 2-3, 2021 & Jan 13-14, 2022 Fall 2021/Spring 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 Nov 20-21 & Dec 18-19, 2020
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Jan 15-16 & Feb 12-13, 2021
3 Public Communications Mar 19-20 & Apr 16-17, 2021
4 Public Finance and Budgeting May 21-22 & June 18-19, 2021
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity July 16-17 & Aug 20-21, 2021
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Sept 17-18 & Oct 15-16, 2021
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Nov 12-13 & Dec 3-4, 2021

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
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Jan 3, Feb 7, Mar 6, 2020
3 Public Communications Apr 3, May 1, Jun 5, 2020
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Jul 10, Aug 7, Sep 4, 2020
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4, 2020
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Jan 8, Feb 5, Mar 5, 2021
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.

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 Mar 25-26 & Apr 15-16, 2021
2 Managing Quality of Public Services May 20-21 & Jun 17-18, 2021
3 Public Communications Jul 15-16 & Aug 19-20, 2021
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Sep 16-17 & Oct 21-22, 2021
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Nov 18-19 & Dec 9-10, 2021
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Jan 13-14 & Feb 17-18, 2022
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Mar 24-25 & Apr 21-22, 2022

Lubbock
Texas Tech University

For the Lubbock  CPM Program 2018/2019 Schedule:

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
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Apr 9, Apr 23, May 14, 2021
3 Public Communications Jun 4, Jun 25, Jul 9, 2021
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Aug 13, Aug 27 , Sept 17, 2021