School of Public Administration

Community Celebration 2017
Astrid Brousselle

01-12-2017: We are pleased to announce incoming Director Astrid Brousselle and look forward to welcoming her in December.

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Fall 2017 Policy and Governance Forum series -students, faculty, and practitioners explore important public issues: homelessness, climate change, reconciliation, border community relations, ethics, guaranteed annual income. See the topics and schedule.

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Congratulations to the 25 MACD, MADR, and MPA students who, during summer 2017, defended their capstone reports to clients in the government, non-profit and community sectors. Browse through completed Master's reports.

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June 2017 Grads

School of Public Administration graduates prior to their convocation ceremony on 13 June 2017.

Diploma in Indigenous Community Development and Governance

For information about this program, contact the program manager at Diploma_ICDG@uvic.ca. Click here for the program brochure.

Making a Difference in the Government and the Community

40+ years of delivering quality programs.

40+ years of engaged faculty, sessional instructors and staff.

First in Canada to offer an MPA exclusively Online (continuous since 2003).

First in Canada to offer a graduate degree in Community Development (MACD launched 2010).

MPA courses (On Campus) + Co-op placements (local/national/international) allow students an intensive opportunity to launch their careers in the public service.

Local, national, international and indigenous perspectives are offered in all programs.

Integrative case studies that reach across cohorts and disciplines allow for unique learning opportunitites.

Our school supports over 500 students, with 100+ graduating each year.

Explore the variety of programs we offer and prepare to apply yourself and make a difference!