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Public Administration and Governance

Program Format(s):

  • Part-Time, First-Year Entry

Degree Earned: Bachelor of Arts

Domestic Fees Range: $7,191 - $7,415
International Fees Range: $23,664 - $23,714

About the Program: At the heart of effective governments are public administration professionals who develop and manage the programs and initiatives that shape our lives. Practitioners in public sector management create and implement policies and evaluate their success to ensure citizens’ needs are being met. Ryerson graduates use their sophisticated understanding of policy and administration to make a meaningful difference in Canada’s society, economy, environment and governance.

This program selects students on the basis of academic achievement/grades only. Additional non-academic requirements are not required for admission consideration.

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Hayden King - Politics and Public Administration

"The Faculty of Arts at Ryerson has always put a focus on social justice. In the classroom, that means having discussions about indigenous peoples, gender, class and race among other critical issues. Students are learning to think and act in the world with responsibility and an ethic of respect."

Hayden King
Assistant Professor,
Politics and Public Administration
Director, Centre of Indigenous Governance

Academic Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements. Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • The minimum grade required in the subject prerequisite (normally in the 70% range) will be determined subject to competition.

  • The ability to meet Ryerson Mature Student Guidelines

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements Overview.

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