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:Diploma
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, Other
Description:This multi-disciplinary and applied diploma will provide you with an in-depth understanding of local government in B.C. You'll be able to identify, analyze and recommend solutions to workplace challenges while strengthening your research, communication and management skills.

Building on the Local Government Administration Certificate and Advanced Certificate, this diploma is for students wanting to combine full-time professional work with part-time studies. All courses in the program can be applied toward the Provincial Board of Examiners certificates, which are recognized by local government employers across British Columbia.
URL:Local Government Administration at Capilano University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,608

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.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

    Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not 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.

    * 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 May 25, 2020