Local Government Management

Leadership at the local level

With a concentration in Local Government Management, you’ll understand the unique challenges facing cities and population centers—and how to address them with creativity, integrity, and professionalism. You’ll be able to make substantive improvements at the local level, bringing solutions to where people live. This comprehensive curriculum is just part of why we're ranked #11 in local government management by U.S. News & World Report.

Students pose with fire equipment at the Bloomington Public Safety Training Center
Class learning on location at the Bloomington Public Safety Training Center.
Students visit the Plainfield Water Plant
Learning about water quality at the Plainfield Water Plant.