Certificate in Local Government Administration

Who is this certificate intended for?

The Certificate in Local Government Administration is an introductory program intended to help students develop basic skill and knowledge competencies. The Certificate consists of six courses which are identified below.

What is the purpose of this certificate?

Completion of the program will enable students to better serve the needs of their municipal council, manage service delivery more efficiently, improve their opportunities for advancement and generally conduct themselves with a higher degree of professionalism.

How long does it take?

The certificate in Local Government Administration can be completed in under two years. It consists of the following six courses:

Local Government I
Public Administration Professionalism
Municipal Law I
Organizational Behaviour and Leadership
Local Government Finance
Property Taxation and Assessment

This is only a suggested sequence of courses; students can begin the certificate at any of the three terms. See class schedule for 2018-2021 for more details.