Capilano University

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Local Government Administration

Capilano University

Faculty:Faculty of Global & Community Studies, School of Public Administration
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, Other
Public Administration
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,137
International: $13,640

Cost includes fees.



Learn about local government administration and gain hands-on skills in the Local Government Administration Certificate at Capilano University.

As a student of the Local Government Administration Certificate, you'll gain a broader understanding of local government in B.C.

Training in this program will help you develop new skills you can apply right away. Courses are taught in a collaborative way by local government leaders.


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.

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