Full-timeCareer Development Practitioner Certificate

Program details

Format Full-time online
Schedule Classes meet Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pacific Time
Duration 14 weeks
Upcoming terms Fall 2021 (October 14, 2021 – February 3, 2022)
Spring 2022 (April 21 – July 27, 2022)
Courses 10 required courses (including two workshops and a professional practicum)
Tuition $6,400
Seats fill in this program on a first-come, first-served basis. You must pay the tuition in full to secure your seat. Tuition does not include textbooks, which will cost approximately $400.
Application fee $75 (non-refundable)
Application deadlines Applications for our Spring 2022 program are now open.
We accept qualified applications on an ongoing basis. There is no deadline, but this program fills quickly. Apply early.

Coursework: What to expect

Our courses are university-level and typically require weekly preparation and completion of assignments. Expect one and a half to two hours of daily homework during the week and four to six hours of homework on weekends. We will evaluate your work by letter grade (A to F) or on a pass/fail basis. To meet the demands of your coursework, you should have an advanced level of spoken and written English.

Supervised practicum

A three-week practicum will solidify your knowledge and provide an opportunity to develop your professional skills for the role of career practitioner. 

NOTE: You must be legally entitled to work in Canada to participate in the required practicum. 

Career development practitioner training workshops

These workshops focus on skills that potential employers value highly:

Hardware and software requirements

You will need a computer that is connected to the internet so that you can access Canvas, our online course management system. You can check if your browser is compatible with Canvas by accessing Canvas guides here. We recommend you use Google Chrome or Firefox.

Also, you will need to enable your computer’s audio and microphone to participate in live sessions offered through Zoom Meetings.

You can find more information on our About Online Learning page. 

Graduation requirements

To receive the Career Development Practitioner Certificate, successfully complete and pass all courses and submit a graduation request form.