CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

The HRM Graduate Certificate program is an online, course-based program with an in-person orientation week (orientation is virtual for 2022).

We invite applications from heritage resource management professionals with strong writing and research skills, a commitment to the HRM field, and support from employers for professional development. Applications from citizens of Indigenous and non-Western nations are especially encouraged. The program is designed to be completed in 2 terms.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants that meet or exceed the following requirements will be considered:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from SFU or its equivalent from a recognized institution, in anthropology, archaeology, museum studies, planning, or a related field
  • Professional experience working in heritage resource management or a related field, including at least some experience in lab work, field work, planning and consultation, and project and budget management
  • Submitted evidence, usually references from qualified referees, of the applicant’s ability to undertake advanced studies in the area of interest
  • Proof of English Language proficiency

Prospective applicants should review the HRM program admission requirements in the SFU Calendar. Heritage Resource Management Master of Arts, or Graduate Certificate.

We welcome inquiries about program eligibility. Please contact Adam N. Rorabaugh (adam_n_rorabaugh@sfu.ca), HRM Program Director with any questions.

Tuition Costs

Tuition is per credit hour. The total Program tuition and fees are distributed evenly across the six terms, with modest annual increases (~2%) to keep pace with inflation.

For 2022 entrants:

$771.44 (per unit). $3,857.20 (per course). $15,429 (total tuition).
*Estimated 2% fee increase.

COURSEWORK HOURS & ANTICIPATED STUDENT TIME COMMITMENTS

Each course is 5 credit hours and requires an average of 3.5 instructional hours per week for 13 weeks. Therefore, each course requires an average of 45 hours (3.5 x 13=45.5), a total of 182 instructional hours for the entire HRM program.

Course

Total Credit Hours

Instructional Hours per week (for 13 weeks)

Total Instructional Hours

Approximate Total Student Time Commitment

ARCH 531

5

3.5

45.5

~150 hours

ARCH 541

5

3.5

45.5

~150 hours

ARCH 551

5

3.5

45.5

~150 hours

ARCH 561

5

3.5

45.5

~150 hours

 

 

 

~182

~600 hours