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Diploma in Government Management

Cape Breton University

Developed for those with a career or academic interest in Canadian governance, public administration, and public sector management, the focus of the 42-credit Diploma in Government Management is on the intersections between public administration, public policy, management, administrative law, rights, power and justice in Canada. 

The Diploma in Government Management has been designed to help you get a better understanding of governing bodies and programs, service delivery in complex settings, legal obligations, and how operations are generally managed in the public sector. This is incredibly helpful for those with an interest in working for, or with, government and community-based organizations managing groups of people.

Carve your own path into the future while developing expertise in the techniques and practices of public sector management. This diploma offers the chance to take a deep look at the nature of Canadian government and public administration at the national, provincial and local levels. Study comprehensive subjects such as management, law, organizational theory, policy development, quantitative and qualitative research methods, leadership, ethics and more.

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Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
2 years


May 2024

Start Month

Apr 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • May 2024
  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time