Admission Requirements

  • Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English. 
  • A cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e., 60 credit units), where applicable
  • A four-year degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study OR a diploma in a human services field and at least two-years of working experience OR one year of post-secondary training and at least three-years of working experience OR Five-years of working experience in a human service field. Applicants will be considered using a holistic admissions approach and should demonstrate a strong potential for success in the program through previous education and/or work experience. 
  • A two-page letter of intent outlining how their work and personal experience prepares them for successful performance in the certificate program
  • Current CV or resume

Certificate Requirements (12 credit units)

This certificate program is comprised of 12 credit units as follows:

Required Courses
  • PUBH 847.3 
  • PUBH 885.3
6 credit units from the following:
  • ANTH 804.3
  • JSGS 801.3 
  • JSGS 806.3 
  • JSGS 869.3 
  • NURS 814.3
  • PUBH 854.3  
  • PUBH 867.3  
  • SOC 820.3 
  • INDG 885.3