Diploma Program

Graduate Diploma in Justice System Administration

This program of study allows students in appropriate graduate programs at York University, including but not limited to the MPPAL, to specialize formally in the area of Justice System Administration, and to be awarded a Graduate Diploma in Justice System Administration.

The diploma aims to equip students with both analytical and practical insights needed to help administer justice system programs fairly, responsively and effectively, and is geared to students who aspire to leadership positions in the justice system.

Each student is exposed to an in-depth analysis of the literature on judicial administration in Canada, with relevant comparisons to other related jurisdictions. In addition, students will be exposed to a related body of literature on law and public administration, and students without substantial managerial experience in the justice system will complete a 12 week work placement.

Requirements:

  1. Completion of core course, PPAL 6140 Court Organization and Management
  2. Internship (to be completed by all students without substantial managerial experience in the justice system)
  3. Major Research Paper (MRP) must be related to justice system administration.