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University Certificate in Public Administration

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At a Glance

  • Credential: University Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Next Start: Monthly

Learn about administration in all 3 levels of government, as well as in non-profit and quasi-governmental organizations with Athabasca University’s online University Certificate in Public Administration.

Q: Why take the University Certificate in Public Administration?


If you are looking to enter or re-enter the job market, change careers, or get promoted in the public or non-profit sector, this certificate may be of interest to you.

Q: How long would it take to complete?


Finish this program in as little as 1 year of full-time study, or work at your own pace and take as long as you need. There is no time limit for completion.

Q: Can credit from this certificate ladder in to a program?


With additional study, or credit for work experience, credit earned in this certificate program may be transferred into the Bachelor of Professional Arts in Governance, Law and Management program.

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