Part-time, in class Dialogue and Civic Engagement Certificate

Application requirements

We will evaluate your application based on your academic qualifications, work or volunteer experience, and interest in the field. We recommend an undergraduate degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Professional or practical experience in community, civic and stakeholder engagement is an asset.

We accept applications until the program start date on a first-come, first-served basis, but this program fills quickly, so we recommend applying early.

For application fee and deadline, visit Program details.

Program Completion

If you plan to complete the certificate in two years, please indicate your preference in your application and contact us after your application is approved to discuss your plans for program completion. You can reach us by email cep_info@sfu.ca, or call 778-782-7925.

English language requirements

To succeed in our programs and courses, you will need an advanced level of written and spoken English. If you are unsure whether your English language skills are sufficient, we recommend you complete the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum overall band score of 6.5 (unless otherwise noted). If you have questions or concerns about your English language proficiency, we encourage you to contact your local IELTS Test Centre.