img

master

Degree

Graduate Certificate - Public Administration

Course code: #PAD

master

Degree

Graduate Certificate - Public Administration

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $15,164 CAD

  • Application fee

    $90 CAD

  • Duration

    8 months

  • PGWP

    8 months

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Options
Work Term

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline

Overview

Graduate Certificate - Public Administration

This eight-month graduate certificate program provides you with the multi-disciplinary skills and experience required to be an successful public service employee. The program was developed by municipal government professionals with the goal of providing graduates with the skills to be successful in the public sector. 

You will receive advanced training in communications, policy analysis, project management, information technology, finance, governance, leadership and human resources management. Delivered in a small class setting, the program benefits from experienced professors who are still active or employed within the public sector.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Research and policy analysis
  • Critical thinking
  • Writing, presenting and problem-solving for a public sector audience
  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Project planning
  • A comprehensive understanding of the Canadian government structure with an emphasis on the Ontario municipal sector

Optional Work Term

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term(s) in a formal work environment. The work term(s) is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. 

In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. 

Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$26,274

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,704
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,110
Tuition 1 person $15,164

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  1. Photo and signature pages of your passport
  2. Your academic record in your native language and official/certified English translation(Complete University/College Transcripts and a copy of your diploma/degree)
  3. Proof of English Proficiency
  4. A relevant resumé and reference

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

88
22
listening
22
writing
22
speaking
22
reading

PTE

60
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Doulingo: 125

As an international student, you have the option of learning English at Seneca's English Language Institute (ELI) before starting your professional program. There are eight (8) levels in the ELI that are seven (7) weeks in length each. There are six (6) start dates per year: January, March, May, July, September and November.
You may apply directly to ELI without a professional program. We will use your English test score to place you in the most appropriate ELI level. If you do not have an English score, you will take a placement test when you arrive on campus.


Academic background and requirement

Ontario university or college degree or college diploma or equivalent 
Applicants with an equivalent combination of partial postsecondary and/or three to five years related work experience may be considered for admission. 

Career opportunities

  • Policy and compliance officer
  • Project management officer
  • Administrative officer
  • Legislative co-ordinator
  • Constituency assistant

Toronto weather chart

Toronto weather chart

Related Courses

Related courses in univly