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Certificate in Public Administration, Level II

The Certificate in Public Administration II program is designed for working adults in the public sector who want to learn skills and knowledge that will help them progress in their careers.

This program is open to all interested individuals but requires successful completion of the Certificate in Public Administration Level I. Approval for admission must also be received from the Faculty of Business Administration.

Requirements

A Certificate in Public Administration Level II will be awarded to those who achieve a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 over the 66 credit hours required, and successfully complete 66 credit hours (with a C or better) as follows:

  • ADM 1113 | Administration (3 credit hours)
  • ADM 1213 | Financial Accounting (3)
  • ADM 1313 | Principles of Marketing (3)
  • ADM 2223 | Managerial Accounting (3)
  • ADM 2513 | Organizational Behaviour (3)
  • ADM 2623 | Business Statistics (3)
  • ADM 3123 | Business Law I (3)
  • ECON 1013 | Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 1023 | Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • POLS 2202 | Canadian Politics (3)
  • PHIL 2203 | Ethical Issues in Business (3)

You'll also need:

  • 3 credit hours in Business Administration electives
  • 6 credit hours chosen from Economics
  • 6 credit hours chosen from Political Science
  • 9 credit hours of electives from any faculty (courses offered by the Departments of Economics and Political Science are the most relevant to public administration)
  • 9 credit hours chosen from the following:
  • Anthropology (3)
  • Political Science (3)
  • Psychology (3)
  • Sociology (3)