Capilano University

Local Government Administration

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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:Learn about local government administration and gain hands-on skills — for people working for a municipality, regional district, First Nation government, improvement district or supporting agency.

As a student of the Local Government Administration Certificate you’ll gain a broader understanding of local government in BC, develop new skills you can apply right away and learn from local government leaders and colleagues. The only program of its kind in BC, the four core courses and one elective are all offered as in-person, interactive seminars. Once you graduate, you'll be a more knowledgeable and effective staff member, manager, leader and change agent within your organization.
URL:Local Government Administration at Capilano University
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $13,084

Cost 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 : Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English or have received education in a language other than English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    Applicants must demonstrate current employment in a municipality, regional district, First Nation Government, Improvement District or supporting agency.

    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.

    * 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 10, 2021