Part-timeDialogue and Civic Engagement Certificate
|Format||Currently part-time via online-supported delivery due to COVID-19 (classes normally held in Vancouver)|
|Schedule||Courses, which we offer every year, are between one and three days long.
|Duration||We offer this program every year from September to April. It's designed to be completed in eight months, but you may take up to three years to finish. You may also register for most courses individually when space is available.|
|Courses||There are 10 required courses and a practicum.|
|Learning materials||We'll provide custom course materials at no additional cost.|
|Tuition||Tuition is based on individual course fees.|
|Application fee||$75 (non-refundable)|
|Application deadline||We accept qualified students on a first-come, first-served basis, and will continue to accept applications if space permits. Since the program can fill quickly, we recommend applying and registering for your courses early to secure your seat.|
|Location||Class dates||Payment Deadline||Application status|
|Online||Sep 09, 2020–Apr 16, 2021||Please note: You may choose to pay as you go, but your seat in a course is not reserved until we receive your payment.||Apply online|
Courses feature a wide variety of instructional techniques, including group exercises and discussions. You’ll work through the program with a cohort—a group of fellow civic engagement professionals—with whom you can share experience, ideas and expertise.
Coursework: What to expect
This certificate is university-level. You’ll complete reading and in-class exercises for each of the core courses. If you enroll in the certificate, you’ll also complete written assignments for each course, as well as a paper and a poster presentation for your practicum project.
To receive the Dialogue and Civic Engagement Certificate, you must successfully complete all courses and your practicum project within a three-year period.
Take individual dialogue and civic engagement courses
If you’re not enrolled in the Dialogue and Civic Engagement Certificate, you may still register for most courses individually if space is available. If you would like to be notified when seats become available, please join our email list.