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Applied Politics and Public Affairs Diploma Program

Pursue a career in politics or public affairs with MaKami’s 2-year, full-time Applied Politics and Public Affairs Specialist Diploma.

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Why Our Applied Politics and Public Affairs Specialist Diploma Program?

Do you want to play an active role in Canadian politics at a local, provincial or federal level? Provide support to political parties and government offices, support and lead community events and more with MaKami College’s Applied Politics and Public Affairs Specialist diploma program – the only program of its kind in Canada.

Get the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in politics or public affairs with MaKami’s 2-year, full-time Applied Politics and Public Affairs Specialist Diploma. Offered in a flexible format with online and in-person classes,  assignments, presentations and quizzes, students can study and work at the same time.

With a balance of foundational political knowledge and its application, as well as the administrative and professional skills that employers seek, graduates will be ready to pursue a career in politics or public affairs after just 2 years of schooling.

More information on this program will be available soon.

Eligibility and Admissions

Standard Admission

Students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be minimum 17 years of age
  2. Successful interview with school administration
  3. Alberta high school grade 12 diploma or non-Alberta equivalent 

Mature Admission

Programs using Mature Admissions must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be minimum 18 years of age.
  2. Successful interview with school administration
  3. Successful completion of a Wonderlic Exam equal to grade 12 or above OR Successful completion of a post-secondary program in Canada

English Language Proficiency

Additionally, should the applicant’s primary language not be English, then one of the following criteria must be met:

  1. CLB 7 within the past 2 years
  2. IELTS 6, with no band less than 5.5
  3. Duolingo score 110
  4. TOEFL iBT 80

Where is the Applied Politics diploma program offered?

MaKami College Edmonton campus in Bonnie Doon Mall

MaKami College Edmonton

Located in the Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre

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MaKami College Calgary NE campus in Marlborough Mall

MaKami College Calgary NE

MaKami’s newest campus is located on the city’s northeast inside Marlborough Mall

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