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Public Administration and Governance

Bachelor of Arts, Faculty of Arts
Department of Politics and Public Administration

Ryerson offers the only part-time undergraduate degree program in public administration in Ontario. The program is specifically designed for those working in the public and para-public sectors and in non-governmental organizations and advocacy groups, those aspiring to careers in the broader public service, private-sector employees who are in regular contact with government, and those interested in gaining knowledge about public administration and public policy in Canada. The curriculum reflects the latest developments in public sector issues and initiatives, and features a mix of courses providing students with a broad understanding of the Canadian political process. The courses emphasize the importance of linking the theory and practice of public administration to concerns of political economy and public policy.

For more information see the Ryerson University Undergraduate Calendar, visit the Public Administration and Governance (BA (Hons)) website, or contact Viola Ing, Program Administrator, at or 416.979.5057.