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Level 2 Certificate

This Certificate (Level 2 of the BA program in Public Administration and Governance) is designed for working public sector employees, students aspiring to careers in the public service, and those interested in gaining knowledge about public administration and public policy in Canada.  The Level 2 Certificate builds on the Level 1 Certificate to broaden and deepen knowledge about public administration and public policy in Canada.

It is possible to complete Level 2 entirely with courses offered in online and/or hybrid format.  All courses are also available in evening classes. 

For details of the curriculum of the Level 2 Certificate, please see the Curriculum page of this site or refer directly to the University Calendar (opens in new window)  (see Level 2).

Upon completing Level 2, students may continue their studies to earn a BA (honours) in Public Administration and Governance.

Please note that the courses making up the Level 2 Certificate are also available through the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education (see calendar listing (opens in new window) ), however, to graduate with a Level 2 Certificate in Public Administration and Governance, students must apply, through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, for admission to the Public Administration and Governance program.  This may be done at any point prior to the relevant convocation deadline.