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Offered by the Key Executive Leadership Programs, the Executive Leadership Graduate Certificate program focuses on developing skills, knowledge, and values needed by public and nonprofit leaders.
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Key Executive Leadership Programs


Key is the global public sector leadership program of choice, as it challenges good managers to become extraordinary leaders who become lifelong learners and build an environment of organizational success. Home to the 3rd nationally ranked Executive MPA program and leadership certificate programs, Key’s alumni leave as leaders who exhibit passion for improving public service, act with integrity and authenticity, become a force for personal and organizational change, and empower others to action and excel.

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Announcing Key Webinar Wednesdays starting March 25th

Key Webinar Wednesdays with Dr. Patrick Malone on March 25th for his talk on Kindness in Difficult Times

This is an unprecedented time and challenging in a multitude of ways for us all. While we learn to navigate our new way of life at work and at home in the coming weeks, Key is committed to supporting our community the best we can!

We are excited to present to you the Key Executive Leadership Programs’ Webinar Wednesdays! Complimentary to all who are interested and looking for a supportive resource forum focused on leadership development.

Melvin Thomas of the Peace Corps presenting at the Pride Forum

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Learn more about Key's nationally-ranked Executive MPA and Leadership Certificates programs.

Two Key MPA alumni at the 2018 Conference

Conference Ambassadors

Become a Conference Ambassador and support Key's biggest event of the year! 

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Register now through April 15th for a reduced ticket price for the Key Conference! The Early Bird rate is $175 and full registration is $275 - over 35% in savings! RSVP Today
Read more about Veterans Benefits at the Key Programs
Government employees now eligible for 25% discount in the KEY MPA Program

Key in the Media

  • Key alum, Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, was inducted into the National Academy of Public Administration in November 2019.
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  • Key MPA alum, Anthony Militello, was awarded the D. Peter Lund Award for his work in fire protection engineering in October 2019.
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  • Key MPA Alum and Key Ambassador, Russell Robinson, was named one of the top employee engagement influencers for 2019.
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