Advanced Certificate in Local Government Authority

Deepen your knowledge of subjects that relate to local government issues and administration. The Advanced Certificate in Local Government Authority (ACLGA) program is flexible and accessible.

"As a professional organization, the RMAA believes it is important that we strive to raise the level of qualification of our members to meet the ever changing demands of our occupation. The Advanced Certificate in Local Government Authority program will provide a progressive opportunity for educational and professional development for those in the municipal field." - Rural Administrators' Association of Saskatchewan

"The Urban Board of Examiners supports the Advanced Certificate in Local Government Authority as a valuable education program that trains municipal administrators to do the specific type of work required in this field. Administrators are constantly seeking out new opportunities to enhance their skills, and the ACLGA will help them to accomplish this objective." - Urban Board of Examiners

  • Courses to complete: 6 core + 4 elective courses (2 electives at the 200 level or above)
  • Credit Hours: 30 credit hours
  • Pre-Requisites: None
  • Program Duration: Part-time study

Municipal Administrator Certification

The Advanced Certificate in Local Government Authority fulfills part or all of the educational requirements towards advanced certification for the administrator of a rural or an urban municipality.

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Core Courses

LG 200 Introduction to Local Government Authority
LG 202 Local Government Legislation and Statute Law
LG 204 Basic Accounting Practices
LG 206 Local Government  Accounting

Plus Two of the Following

PSCI 100  People, Power, and Politics: An Introduction
GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography
ECON 100 Introductory Economics OR
ECON 201 Introduction to Microeconomics

Elective Courses

  • Twelve (12) additional credit hours chosen from the list below
  • Two (2) courses must be at the 200-level or above
  • Electives must be selected from at least two different disciplines
Anthropology, Business, Economics, Geography, History, Indigenous Studies, Public Relations, Psychology, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology, or Women’s and Gender Studies.

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The Laddering Option

  1. Certificate in Local Government Authority
  2. Advanced Certificate in Local Government Authority
  3. Bachelor of Arts

For more information on certification requirements, please contact the Rural Board of Examiners.

Kevin Ritchie, Secretary to the Board
E-mail: Rural Board of Examiners
Ph: 306-732-2030

Urban Board of Examiners
Joyce L. Aitken, Secretary to the Board
E-mail: Urban Board of Examiners
Ph: 306-796-2288