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UNB Fredericton

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Certificate in Public Administration, Level I

The Certificate in Public Administration I program is designed for working adults in the public sector who want to learn skills and knowledge that will help them progress in their careers.

This program is open to all interested individuals but admission requires prior approval from the Faculty of Management.


A Certificate in Public Administration Level I will be awarded to those who achieve a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 over the 36 credit hours required, and successfully complete 36 credit hours (with a C or better) as follows:

  • ADM 1192 | Business Planning and Entrepreneurship (3 credit hours)
  • ADM 1313 | Principles of Marketing (3)
  • ADM 1513 | Organizational Behaviour (3)
  • ADM 3123 | Business Law I (3)
  • ECON 1013 | Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 1023 | Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • POLS 2202 | Canadian Politics (3)

You'll also need six credit hours of electives from any faculty, as well as nine credit hours chosen from the following:

  • Anthropology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology