The Public Management Certificate provides students with a solid foundation of understanding and skills in public-sector management. Students develop the ability to analyze governing institutions and the processes of modern government along with some of the basic skills and techniques required to manage effectively in the public sector. This certificate is designed for individuals currently working in the public sector who do not have a background in administration and who want to improve their administrative and management skills.


Admission Requirements

University of Regina

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.

University of Saskatchewan

Applicants must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree from a recognized university. A cumulative weighted average of at least 70 per cent must be maintained during the final two years (60 credit units).Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English.


Tuition for domestic students in the certificate programs offered at the University of Regina is approximately $3,944.25, and approximately $3,941.40 (or $1,313,80/course) at the University of Saskatchewan campus. Students must also pay a mandatory graduate student fees and an international surcharge (if applicable).

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 institution website should be viewed as accurate.

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