Continuing education

Be a lifelong learner

When you’re ready to continue your education, look to SFU. Our programs will help you reach your personal and professional goals.

Continuing Studies

Continuing Studies offers more than 300 courses and programs designed to fit into your busy schedule.


Take individual courses for professional or personal development.

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Earn a certificate or diploma in a program that fits your goals.

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Teacher Education

Become a B.C.-certified teacher through SFU's Faculty of Education.

Professional Development Program

A 12-month, full-time, teacher education program balancing practical experience and university coursework.

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Professional Linking Program

A teacher certification program that accommodates in-service special education assistants, social workers, child and youth care workers, counsellors and other paraprofessionals.

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Professional Qualification Program

A 12-month, full-time program to prepare foreign-trained teachers to work in Canada.

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Programmes en français

A program to qualify French teachers for B.C. elementary and secondary schools.

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Degree Completion,
Online Courses and More

Community Economic Development

This interdisciplinary certificate helps local leaders develop community strategies that create strong sustainable economies.

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Publishing workshops

Build skills to flourish in the fast-changing worlds of publishing, digital media and information technology.

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Enjoy more flexibility with your schedule by taking an online (OL) or blended (BL) course. 

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