Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)

First Nation Public Administration Diploma

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Program Information

School:Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)
Faculty:Community Education
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Aboriginal Studies
Public Administration
Description:The diploma is an additional 10 course, 30-credit program, which offers six core courses and the option to specialize in one of four areas; Education Administration, Health Administration, Band Management, or Housing Administration. The Program offers courses for administrators and managers who require specific skills and education necessary for effective and responsible management in local First Nations governments and Aboriginal organizations.

Course topics include: organizational design and development; human resource administration; labour relations, policy development and implementation; legislative and government structure (provincial and federal); communication; economics; housing issues; administrative law; research; ethics; financial management; information management; accounting; finite mathematics, and; Treaty negotiations related to your field and its impacts.
URL:First Nation Public Administration Diploma at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Administrative OfficersProject Managers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Admission requirements are as follows: English 12 or ENGL 060; Principles of Math 11 or MATH 051, and; the completion of the FNPA Certificate.

* 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 July 13, 2016