Indigenous Administration Diploma

Ideal for either those interested in starting tIdeal for those interested in starting their leadership training, or as professional development for those already well into their careers.

Program Details

The Indigenous Administration Diploma (formerly Management Studies Diploma) provides skills training for students entering the fields of business management, administration, banking, economic and human resource development, First Nations government, and computer business applications. Students who have completed their YTC Indigenous Governance Certificate in addition to their Indigenous Administration Diploma may be eligible to earn their Indigenous Bachelor of Administration and Governance upon completion of this program. See our Indigenous Bachelor of Administration page for details.


The Indigenous Administration Diploma program (formerly Management Studies) focuses on the fields of business management, administration, banking, economic and human resource development, First Nations government, and computer business applications. The program is a response to the education and training needs of First Nations and Aboriginal individuals who are directly engaged in the tasks of creating and strengthening the mechanisms essential to manage government and establish an economic base fundamental to the survival of their communities.

Admission requirements

Alberta High School Diploma with 65% in Math 30, and a 30 level English.

University or College course credits can be accepted as equivalent to a high school diploma. 

Or Mature Student Status: Age 21 and over and skills appraisal test in Math and English. 

Courses offered in Indigenous Administration Diploma