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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.

This program gives those in 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 acclaimed schools at Syracuse University.

Candidates must 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. The CAS in e-Government Management and Leadership is offered on-campus only.

What you will learn

The CAS in e-Government Management and Leadership is a 12-credit program that focuses on two areas: 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.


This certificate requires 12 graduate credits. All course are 3 graduate credits unless specified otherwise.

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Combine with an iSchool Master's

While you can take the CAS in e-Government Management and Leadership as a standalone program, credits earned in the CAS can be used toward a master’s degree at the iSchool if you want a more in-depth learning experience. You can incorporate CAS classes into an iSchool master’s curriculum, which means you can graduate with a certified and highly marketable skill set without taking extra classes.

How to Apply

We offer admissions for fall and spring semesters.

This CAS is offered in an on-campus format only and is not currently offered online.

Visit the Admissions page for information on application deadlines, tuition, and more.

The Checklist

Do you have everything you need to apply? Use our checklist to know that you’re ready to begin your application.

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