|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Kitchener|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,109 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$14,935), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
- Preference will be given to candidates who have:
- Submission of a current resume
- A two to three page double-spaced letter of application stating your career goals and indicate how your education and experience to date have prepared you for entry into the program. The letter should also include verifiable details of any volunteer experience. Please use the following questions to complete the letter of application:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English-speaking country or you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Career Development Professional is a (one-year) two-term graduate certificate program that prepares graduates to enter the career development sector. The world of work is rapidly changing, and new careers are emerging to meet current and future workforce needs.
Career Development Professionals provide information, advice and guidance related to career exploration, skill acquisition, job search and maintenance. This program provides training to enter and/or advance in the field of career development, such as career and employment advisors, career resource specialists, job developers, or career management professionals.
This program may also appeal to practitioners working in the field who want to gain additional formal training, job coaching experience or attain their Career Development Practitioner designation.
Graduation from the program provides the full academic component and partial fulfillment of work experience hours for certification by the Career Development Practitioners’ Certification Board of Ontario (CDPCBO).
This program will appeal to individuals who are engaged or interested in career development work in professional settings. These include: community-based employment centres, multicultural settings, schools, college and university career centres, labour adjustment contexts, human resource departments and vocational rehabilitation programs.