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. 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/Summer/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
mvindis@txstate.edu

San Marcos Schedule
Texas State University San Marcos Campus

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
3 Public Communications Sept 2, Oct 7, Nov 4, 2022 Fall 2022
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 24, 2023 Spring 2023
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Feb 3, April 21, 2023 Spring 2023
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity June 2, July 7, July 21, 2023 Summer 2023
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Sept 1, Oct 6, Nov 3, 2023 Fall 2023

Round Rock Schedule
Texas State University Round Rock Campus

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Sept 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, 2022 Fall 2022
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Feb 10, Mar 31, Apr 14, 2023 Spring 2023
1 Personnel Administration June 10, July 14, July 28, 2023 Summer 2023
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Sept 8, Oct 13, Nov 17, 2023 Fall 2023
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Sept 15 & Nov 10, 2023 Fall 2023

Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex (Arlington), Texas

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 or 512/245-3453 or James Earp or 972/268-2369.
 
Note 1: Starting with CPM Track 1 the following dates are scheduled to be conducted in person from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm at the City of Arlington George W. Hawkes Downtown Library at 100 Center Street. In-Person Dates: Thursday January 12, Thursday March 9, Thursday May 11, Thursday July 13, Thursday September 14, Thursday November 2, 2023. 
Note 2: Starting with CPM Track 1 the following dates are scheduled to be conducted via live Zoom from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm. January 13, February 9 & 10; March 10, April 13 & 14; May 12, June 8 & 9; July 14, August 10 & 11; Sept 15, October 12 & 13; November 10, December 14 & 15, 2023. 

For Additional Information about the Texas CPM Program in Arlington, Texas please contact:
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

James R. Earp, CPM
Co-Director, Arlington, Texas CPM Program
Texas State University
(c) 972-268-2369
jamesrearp@gmail.com
 

2023 Dallas/Fort Worth (Arlington) Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Personnel Administration Jan 12-13 & Feb 9-10, 2023
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Mar 9-10 & Apr 13-14, 2023
3 Public Communications May 11-12 & June 8-9, 2023
4 Public Finance and Budgeting July 13-14 & Aug 10-11, 2023
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Sept 14-15 & Oct 12-13, 2023
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Nov 9-10 & Dec 14-15, 2023
4 Public Finance and Budgeting July 21-22 & Aug 18-19, 2022
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Sept 23, 29 & Oct 20-21, 2022
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Nov 10-11 & Dec 1-2, 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 $695 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
2 Managing Quality of Public Services May 6, May 27, Jun 17, 2022
3 Public Communications Jul 8, Jul 29, Aug 19, 2022
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Sept 9, Sept 23, Oct 14, 2022
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Nov 4, Nov 18, Dec 9, 2022
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Jan 13, Jan 27, Feb 17, 2023
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Mar 3, Mar 24, Apr 7, 2023

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