Editing Certificate

Launch your career as an editor or validate your experience with a respected credential. Following Editors Canada Professional Editorial Standards, our online certificate program covers the four stages of editing: structural, stylistic, copy editing and proofreading, as well as editorial roles, the publishing process and more. You’ll gain the professional tools and techniques you need to polish diverse writing styles and work effectively with writers and designers.

Overview

Courses: 10 + electives
Completion time: 2 years
Location: Online
Next info session: Thu, 17 Feb 2022 12:00 PM PST

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Why this program?

  • Develop the key competencies required for Editors Canada certification
  • Build marketable skills in your choice of specialized areas
  • Learn from experienced working editors
  • Take fully online courses on a flexible schedule
  • Start with individual courses and apply to the program at any time
  • Graduate with a certificate that confers SFU alumni status

Format

Part-time

Location

Online

Program completion

2–5 years (from start date of first course)
To graduate, complete all required courses with an overall grade of B- (70%).

Course duration

3–10 weeks (9–30 instructional hours)

Course work

6–10 hours/week

Schedule

Self-paced within set deadlines

Courses

Required courses:

Elective courses (minimum 24 hours; choose from list):

Learning materials

See individual courses for textbook details

Cost

$350–$930/course, not including textbooks
$75 program application fee

Application info

No application deadline. Take individual courses and apply to the program at any time.

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Application requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Mature students who do not meet this requirement may qualify with at least 5 years of appropriate experience
  • Advanced English Language Requirements

See Application details for more info.

Register for individual courses at any time, with the option to apply to the program later.

Course Name
Start Date
Location
Instructor
Cost
Seats
Available
Action
Start DateWed, Jan 5, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorNick Rockel
Cost$452.00
Seats Available15
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jan 5, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorJudy Phillips
Cost$555.00
Seats Available15
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, Jan 6, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorVlad Konieczny
Cost$930.00
Seats Available3
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jan 12, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorLucy Kenward
Cost$452.00
Seats Available18
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jan 12, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$668.00
Seats Available21
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jan 19, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$452.00
Seats Available21
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jan 19, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$555.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jan 19, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorElizabeth Rains
Cost$668.00
Seats Available15
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, Jan 20, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$452.00
Seats Available17
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jan 26, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorFlora Gordon
Cost$452.00
Seats Available24
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jan 26, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$555.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, Jan 27, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorVlad Konieczny
Cost$930.00
Seats Available17
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Feb 2, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorLana Okerlund
Cost$452.00
Seats Available22
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Feb 9, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorHeidi Turner
Cost$350.00
Seats Available22
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Feb 16, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, Feb 17, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorNick Rockel
Cost$930.00
Seats Available17
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Mar 9, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Mar 9, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorRowena Rae
Cost$555.00
Seats Available24
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Mar 9, 2022
LocationOnline
Cost$668.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Mar 16, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorPatricia Graca
Cost$452.00
Seats Available23
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Mar 16, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorElizabeth Rains
Cost$668.00
Seats Available17
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Mar 23, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorKara Toews
Cost$555.00
Seats Available23
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Mar 23, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorJudy Phillips
Cost$452.00
Seats Available24
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Mar 30, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available24
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Mar 30, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorLana Okerlund
Cost$452.00
Seats Available23
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Mar 30, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorFlora Gordon
Cost$452.00
Seats Available29
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, May 4, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, May 4, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available24
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, May 4, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available23
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, May 5, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$930.00
Seats Available20
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, May 11, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available28
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, May 18, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$668.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, May 19, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$930.00
Seats Available20
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, May 25, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$350.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, May 26, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jun 1, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available29
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jun 8, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jun 15, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jun 22, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jul 6, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$668.00
Seats Available19
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jul 13, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jul 13, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jul 20, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$668.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jul 20, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available29
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jul 27, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jul 27, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available22
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Jul 27, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available24
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Aug 3, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$350.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Sep 7, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Sep 7, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$668.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Sep 7, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$668.00
Seats Available20
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, Sep 8, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$930.00
Seats Available20
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, Sep 8, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Sep 14, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Sep 14, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available23
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Sep 14, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Sep 21, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Sep 21, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, Sep 22, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$930.00
Seats Available20
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Sep 28, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Oct 5, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$350.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, Oct 6, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$930.00
Seats Available20
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Oct 12, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Oct 19, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Oct 26, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Oct 26, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available23
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Nov 2, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$668.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateThu, Nov 3, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Nov 9, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Nov 9, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Nov 9, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$555.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Nov 16, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateWed, Nov 16, 2022
LocationOnline
Instructor- TBD
Cost$452.00
Seats Available23
ActionRegister

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  • Track your progress in your student account
  • Access potential tax credits
  • Be eligible to graduate when you finish

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