This certificate program provides students with a basic foundation in public policy analysis, development and implementation. Students will develop analytical skills and gain a solid understanding of the basics of public policy implementation and development. It may be of interest either to those directly involved in policy analysis development or to those involved in policy decisions who want to increase their understanding of the overall policy processes.

This certificate is only offered through the University of Regina campus.


Admission Requirements

Applicants interested in this program must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree with a minimum overall GPA of 70 per cent. There is also a mid-career option for admission, through which prospective students with at least five years of government or non-profit organization management experience may be admitted without an undergraduate degree.


Tuition for domestic students in the master's certificate programs offered at the University of Regina is approximately $3,944.25, plus mandatory graduate student fees and an international surcharge (if applicable).  

Please note, tuition and fees are subject to change. Should there be a discrepancy between the information posted on the institution's website and information posted on the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy website, the University of Regina website should be viewed as accurate.  

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