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Indigenous Community Development and Governance

Learn about governance, management and administration specifically in Indigenous settings. Discover how you can contribute to the development and governance of Indigenous communities. This program will prepare you for careers in Indigenous governments, communities and organizations, or for public service roles that work with Indigenous citizens and governments.

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Program options:
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:


  • Manager, Fisheries and Environment
  • Indigenous Human Resources
  • Lands Manager
  • Education Coordinator
  • Manager, Employment Training and Education
  • Arts Program Coordinator


This program can be added to your primary degree as a minor, enabling you to broaden your studies. You can declare your minor after one or more years of full-time study at UVic.

Your academic advisor can help you plan your courses to ensure you meet the requirements of both your major and minor programs.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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