Designed and taught by public administration professionals, this Public Administration graduate certificate program from Humber College is your key to succeeding quickly in a public sector job. You will receive advanced training in communications, policy analysis, project management, information technology, public finance, governance, leadership and human resources management. Experienced faculty, most of whom currently work in the public sector, will guide you through the core of the curriculum, with guest speakers addressing specific topical issues. The practical, skills-based curriculum provides the foundation for long-term career success by exposing you to the primary activities of public administration and by providing networking opportunities with civil servants from across the sector.
The federal government is the largest single employer in Canada. The provincial governments are a close second, and municipal governments employ hundreds of thousands across the country. The 3.2 million people in the public sector account for almost 20 per cent of all employment. And public sector employees tend to earn higher than average salaries with excellent benefits and working conditions. Shifting demographic factors are rapidly increasing governments’ and public sector agencies’ need for talented people with a broad range of public administration skills and knowledge – and the desire to make a difference – to continue the important work of the public service. Find exceptional career opportunities in positions such as policy analyst, communications officer and program officer.
Federal government employers include Service Canada, and Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Provincial government employers include the Ministry of Community and Social Services, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Long-Term Care.
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- Public Sector Finance
- Municipal Government in Canada
- International Trends in Public Administration
- Communications in Public Administration
- Public Policy Research and Analysis
- Managing Partnerships and Relationships
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- 18 months
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DisciplinesPublic Administration Public Policy View 75 other Masters in Public Policy in Canada
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
- A bachelor’s degree
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International17468 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26202 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.
National5873 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8810 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.