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Indigenous Governance (MA)

Learn governance and leadership skills within a cohort model in our Master of Arts in Indigenous Governance program.

With an emphasis on community and careful mentorship, this degree is flexible and comes in a variety of formats. You can study full time, at summer institute projects, or in more intensive formats of your choosing. In all available formats you will complete an internship, a community-centered project, a written report and an oral defense.

This program is recognized worldwide for its accountability and relevance to Indigenous communities. We welcome students from both Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities to apply.

Expected length Project and/or thesis Course-based
2 years Yes No

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Contact Jerahlene Matibag at or 250-721-6438.

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