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First Nations Language Proficiency

Overview

This program is for students who wish to acquire conversational and literacy skills in a particular First Nations language, to teach this language in schools, or to enhance their language for cultural reasons or professional objectives.

Credential: Certificate

The First Nations Language Proficiency program is in the Department of Linguistics within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Academic Calendar:

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Computational Linguist
  • Audiologist
  • Forensic Linguist
  • Research Analyst
  • Communication Specialist
  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Web Developer
  • Early Childhood Assistant
  • Immigration Officer
  • Lexicographer
  • Endangered Languages Educator
  • ESL Teacher
  • Copy Editor
  • Sociolinguist
  • Foreign Language Instructor
  • Career Development Officer
  • Community Educator
  • Journalist
  • Librarian

How to apply

The certificate program

You may add a certificate program to any major. Speak to your faculty advisor.