CAS in e-Government Management and Leadership

Distinctive Features

  • Coursework within two nationally ranked colleges and programs at Syracuse University – information systems at the iSchool and public policy at the Maxwell School of Citizen and Public Affairs
  • Two main focuses of this program are leadership and management of information and communication technology applications found in public organization E-government systems, and technical design aspects of E-government in public organizations.

The Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in e-Government Management and Leadership is offered by both the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. It is a 12-credit graduate-level certificate that can be taken as a stand-alone certificate or as part of a graduate degree program.

The CAS in e-Government Management and Leadership gives those in managerial and leadership positions the knowledge and skills to lead in the development and use of innovative applications of information technology in government. The program provides mid-career managers with a documented concentration in e-government management and leadership from two internationally acclaimed schools at Syracuse University.  


Your undergraduate degrees may be in any field, but to qualify for this program you must have:

  • A strong academic record
  • A baccalaureate degree
  • Seven or more years of responsible professional, managerial experience 

Available On-campus | Full-time | Part-time

Courses & Curriculum

Overview (12 total credits)

  • 4–6 credits required courses
  • 6–8 credits elective courses

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Offered On Campus

The CAS in e-Government Management and Leadership is offered on campus for both full-time or part-time study. It is not offered in an online format, however some courses are available online.

Application Requirements

Application requirements can be found on our application checklist.

The major components of the CAS application are: the online application, academic transcripts, personal statement, resume or CV, and the $75 non-refundable application fee.

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Application Deadlines

CAS in e-Government Management and Leadership candidates may apply year-round for enrollment starting in any term (summer, fall, and spring).

Candidates should also have a strong academic record, a baccalaureate degree, and seven or more years of responsible professional and managerial experience. Undergraduate degrees may be in any field.

See our Admissions page for specific application deadlines.

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Apply Now

You can apply to the CAS in e-Government Management and Leadership through our online application.

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Program Director
Carsten Østerlund

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information view the current gainful employment report.