Capilano University

Local Government Administration (Advanced)

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Global & Community Studies - School of Public Administration
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, Other
Description:Build a career as a leader and change agent in local governments including municipalities, regional districts, First Nations governments, improvement districts and related agencies throughout B.C.

Building on the Local Government Administration Certificate, this multi-disciplinary certificate will help advance your career by improving your understanding of current local government issues, public policy development and corporate administration, while also improving your research, communication and management skills.

Choose among elective courses in local government leadership, human resources and community planning.

All courses in the program can be applied toward the Provincial Board of Examiners certificates.
URL:Local Government Administration (Advanced) at Capilano University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $25,290

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent or permission of the program coordinator.

    Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience
    • Current employment in a municipality, regional district, First Nation Government, Improvement District, or supporting agency required

    Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

    Note: All B.C. applicants must release their grades to CapU via the BC Ministry of Education at Student Transcripts Services (STS). Please do this as soon as possible.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 08, 2022