Faculty of Human and Social Development : School of Public Administration
Upon completion of UVic’s eight-course Certificate in Public Management, students may be admitted to the DPSM Program with advanced standing in five courses (7.5 units). Students must complete ADMN 310, 312, 316, 420, 431A and one other ADMN course. The following courses are waived towards their DPSM requirements and students are not permitted to take these courses for further credit towards the DPSM: ADMN 311, 314, 421, 422 and 437.
ADMN 310 (1.5)
ADMN 311 (1.5)
ADMN 312 (1.5)
ADMN 314 (1.5)
ADMN 316 (1.5)
ADMN 420 (1.5)
ADMN 421 (1.5)
ADMN 431A (1.5)
ADMN 310 (1.5)
ADMN 312 (1.5)
ADMN 316 (1.5)
ADMN 423 (1.5)
ADMN 445 (1.5)
ADMN 421 (1.5)
ADMN 452 (1.5)
Note: Delivery of this program is subject to enrolment and funding. Please visit <publicadmin.uvic.ca/dfnga> for full application and program details.
FNGA 301 (1.5)
FNGA 302 (1.5)
FNGA 303 (1.5)
FNGA 304 (1.5)
FNGA 306 (1.5)
FNGA 307 (1.5)
FNGA 308 (1.5)
FNGA 400 (1.5)
FNGA 401 (1.5)
FNGA 402 (1.5)
The following are the required courses for Professional Specialization Certificates. Course substitutions at the ADMN 300 and 400 level may be allowed by the School. In addition to the courses listed below, the following courses may be used towards any Professional Specialization Certificate if the topic is relevant to the particular specialization:
ADMN 470: Contemporary Topics in Administration
ADMN 490: Directed Studies
ADMN 312 (if ADMN 423
chosen as required)
ADMN 423 (if ADMN 312
chosen as required)
Note: to meet the Provincial Board of Examiners requirements for the Certificates in Local Government Administration and Local Government Statutory Administration, students should take: ADMN 312, 445, 452, 465 (or ADMN 420). ADMN 422 is also required for the Certificate in Local Government Executive Management.
Note: An ADMN elective may be substituted for a policy course if a student uses POLI 351 or 364 towards a Political Science major.