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Public Administration and Indigenous Governance Program

Bachelor of Arts 

Type: Certificate or Degree

Length: 1.5 years (Level 1 Certificate)

3 years (Level 2 Certificate)

5 years (BA Degree)

Partner: Toronto Metropolitan University

Next Intake: Fall 2024

Delivery: Hybrid Intensive

ScheduleA combination of virtual and in-person studies in Toronto, Ont. -- all sessions are mandatory. View the Year 1 delivery schedule* HERE

Tuition: $19,899 Total* ($4,824* for Certificate, $4,824* for Advanced Certificate, $10,251* for Undergraduate)

*subject to change

OverviewCoursesAdmission Requirements



The Bachelor of Arts - Public Administration and Governance curriculum is designed for current and future leaders and managers in First Nation communities, Indigenous agencies and/or organizations. Students build effective management skills and the ability to support the development of economic and political sovereignty with, and for, their communities.

Bachelor of Arts - Public Administration and Governance is a three-part program. Students can choose to exit after 1.5 years with a certificate, after 3 years with an advanced certificate or after five years with a full Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree.  

  • Certificate Stream: 1.5 years and 8 courses 

  • Advanced Certificate Stream: 3 years and 16 courses  

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree Stream: 5 years and 32 courses, including a double-credit practicum 



Click here for a list of Bachelor of Arts - Public Administration and Governance courses.

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Mature students who do not possess either a high school diploma (OSSD) or post-secondary credential (diploma, degree) can apply if they are 21 years of age by December 31 of the year in which they will commence study, or if they have been away from formal education for at least two years.

Bachelor of Arts - Public Administration and Indigenous Governance

For more information contact the Recruitment Office at 1.800.267.0637 ext.141 or email us at recruitment@fnti.net