School of  
Outdoor Recreation 
Management 

Outdoor Recreation Management Diploma 
16 months (62 credits)  

Full-time (practicum) 

Starts in August

DESCRIPTION

Graduates pursue professions in guiding,

instruction, community recreation, park

management and conservation. Ladders into

the Bachelor of Tourism Management degree.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent.* English

12 (C) or English 12 First Peoples (C); and Math

11 (C) or equivalent; interview; letter of

interest; resumé; two letters of reference;

completion of a medical self-declaration form.

School of Public Administration 

Local Government Administration Certificate 
15 credits, part-time 

Starts in September, January, May

DESCRIPTION

Designed for working professionals to improve

their local government knowledge, understanding

and skills.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent* or

permission of program coordinator; current

employment in a municipality, regional district,

First Nations government, Improvement

District or supporting agency.

Local Government Administration  
Advanced Certificate 
45 credits, part-time 

Starts in September, January, May

DESCRIPTION

Builds on the Local Government Administration

certificate and allows working professionals to

advance their career by enhancing their

knowledge and skills.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent* or

permission of program coordinator; current

employment in a municipality, regional district,

First Nations government, Improvement

District or supporting agency.

Local Government Administration Diploma 
60 credits, part-time 

Starts in September, January, May

DESCRIPTION

Builds on the Local Government Administration

advanced certificate, assisting working  

professionals to become more effective

leaders, managers and change agents in their

organizations.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent* or

permission of program coordinator; current

employment in a municipality, regional district,

First Nations government, Improvement

District or supporting agency.

Local Government Leadership  
Development Certificate
18 credits, part-time 

Starts in September, January, May

DESCRIPTION

Designed for local government professionals in

a management or supervisory role to build

their leadership skills and knowledge.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent* or

permission of the program coordinator; current

employment in a municipality, regional district,

First Nations government, Improvement District

or supporting agency, or permission of program

chair; at least two years in a management or

supervisory role.

*Forhighschoolgraduation,EnglishandMathequivalencies,

aswellasEnglishlanguageproficiencyrequirements(e.g.,

TOEFL,ELA,IELTS,CAEL,PTE),seepage30-31.

" MY FAVOURITE THING ABOUT CAPILANO UNIVERSITY IS HOW FROM FACULTY 

TO ADMINISTRATION, EVERYONE TAKES THE TIME TO GET TO KNOW YOU. 

CAPILANO U IS A CLOSE-KNIT COMMUNITY WHERE IT IS EASY TO FIND  

SUPPORT AND HELP."

   KATE PHIFER 

Bachelor of Tourism Management degree, Outdoor Recreation Management Diploma

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