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Continuing Education Certificate Restrictions

  1. CE certificates cannot be pursued, in combination with an undergraduate degree program, where the course content is identical, or too similar, to the content of the degree program course requirements. Please see the chart below for details.
  2. Registration into and graduation with a certificate is subject to rules and regulations .
  3. Undergraduate students enrolled in a program with an 'undeclared' major who are interested in also pursuing the completion of a certificate must first declare their degree program Plan (known as your 'major') e.g if you are a student in Bachelor of Arts (Undeclared) or, Bachelor of Science (Undeclared) or, Bachelor of Commerce Business Management (Undeclared) etc.
  4. Please note that courses completed to satisfy certificate requirements will not necessarily also count towards fulfilling your degree requirements as well and vice versa. Please review the regulations  for detailed information.

Go to the Courses and Programs FAQ  section for details regarding CE certificates.

Certificate Programs Undergraduate Programs Restricted from Taking Certificates

Aboriginal Knowledges and Experiences

No Restrictions

Accounting - Finance Business Management - Accounting, Finance and Undeclared Plans
Accounting and Finance: all plans and Co-op
Advanced Accounting Business Management – Accounting or
Business Management – Undeclared Plans
Advanced Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure Management (AEAIM) Business Technology Management - All programs/plans and Co-op
Advanced International Trade Management (ADVIT) Business Management – Undeclared Plan, Global Management Studies (including Co-op)
Advanced Nursing Leadership and Management No Restrictions
Advanced Safety Management Occupational and Public Health - Occupational Health and Safety Plan
Applied Digital Geography and GIS No Restrictions
Applied Digital Geography and GIS, Advanced No Restrictions
Architecture No Restrictions
Architecture, Advanced No Restrictions
Business Communication No Restrictions
Business Decision Analysis Business Management: Economics and Management Science, Global Management Studies, Marketing Management and Undeclared plans (including Co-op)
Business French and Translation Arts and Contemporary Studies - French Option
Language and Intercultural Relations - Common Year 1 and French Stream
Business Management Business Management: all plans and Co-op
Business Technology Management: 4-year and Direct Entry, and Co-op
Retail Management: all plans and Co-op
Hospitality and Tourism: all plans and Co-op
Accounting and Finance: all plans and Co-op
Canadian Dietetic Knowledge Competencies No Restrictions
Canadian Social Work Practice Social Work
Caribbean Studies Arts and Contemporary Studies: Diversity and Equity Option
Community Engagement, Leadership & Development No Restrictions
Computer Programming Applications Computer Science
Computer Security and Digital Forensics No Restrictions
Criminal Justice and Criminology Bachelor of Arts Undeclared; Criminology
Justice Studies
Crime Analytics No Restrictions
Data Analysis Big Data and Predictive Analytics No Restrictions
Design for Arts and Entertainment No Restrictions
Design Management No Restrictions
Digital Art Production Image Arts all plans
Disaster & Emergency Management No Restrictions
Economics: Fundamentals International Economics and Finance
Business Management: Economics and Management Science plan (including Co-op)
Mathematics and Its Applications – Economics Option and Economics Option Co-op
Economics: Theory and Applications International Economics and Finance
Business Management: Economics and Management Science plan (including Co-op)
Mathematics and Its Applications – Economics Option and Economics Option Co-op

Economics and Finance
Accounting and Finance: All Plans (including Co-op)
Business Management: All plans (including Co-op)
Business Technology Management: All plans (including Co-op)
International Economics and Finance
Financial Mathematics
Mathematics and Its Applications – Economics Option and Economics Option Co-op
Energy Management and Conservation No Restrictions
English Literature and Popular Culture Bachelor of Arts Undeclared and Bachelor of Arts English
Arts and Contemporary Studies - English Option
Entering Foreign Markets (EFMKT) Business Management – Undeclared Plan, Global Management Studies (Including Co-op) and Marketing Management (Including Co-op)
Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure Management Business Technology Management - All programs/plans and Co-op
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Business Management: Entrepreneurship (including Co-op) and Undeclared plans
Ethics No Restrictions
Facility and Property Management No Restrictions
Fashion Coordination and Styling No Restrictions
Film Studies Image Arts - Film Studies
Financial Mathematics Modeling and Predictive Analytics Financial Mathematics
Mathematics and Its Applications
Financial Planning Business Management - Finance and Undeclared Plans
Accounting and Finance: Finance Major (including Co-op)
Food Security No Restrictions
Foundations of International Management (FIMGT) Business Management: all programs/plans (including Co-op and Undeclared)
Fundamentals of Interior Design Interior Design
Fundraising Management No Restrictions
Aging and Gerontology No Restrictions
Graphic Communications Graphic Communications Management
Health Informatics Health Information Management
Health Services Management Health Services Management
Health Studies Health Services Management
Human Resources Management Business Management - Human Resources Management (including Co-op) and Undeclared Plans
Image Arts (Film Studies) Image Arts - Film Studies
Image Arts (Photography Studies) Image Arts - Photography Studies
Information Systems Management  Business Technology Management (formerly Information Technology Management - All Programs/Plans and Co-op) 
Internationally-Educated Engineers Qualification Bridging No Restrictions
Landscape Design  No Restrictions
Leadership in Organizations
Business Management – Human Resources Management (including Co-op) and Undeclared Plans
Lighting Design  No Restrictions
Media Writing Fundamentals Radio and Television
Mental Health and Addictions Psychology or Undeclared Arts
Music: Global and Cultural Contexts No Restrictions
News Studies Journalism
Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Management No Restrictions
Occupational Health and Safety Occupational and Public Health: Occupational Health and Safety option
Occupational Health and Safety Leadership (OHSL) No Restrictions
Photography Studies Image Arts - Photography Studies
Privacy, Access and Information Management No Restrictions
Proficiency in French Arts and Contemporary Studies - French Option
Language and Intercultural Relations - Common Year 1 and French Stream
Proficiency in Spanish  Language and Intercultural Relations - Common Year 1 and Spanish Stream
Project Management  No Restrictions
Project Management Bridging Certificate for
Internationally 
No Restrictions
Psychology Psychology or Undeclared Arts
Public Administration and Governance (Levels 1 and 2) Public Administration and Governance
Public Administration and Leadership Public Administration and Governance all plans
Public Relations No Restrictions
Publishing No Restrictions
Retail Management Business Management: all programs/plans including undeclared and Co-op
Business Technology Management: all programs/plans and Co-op
Hospitality and Tourism: all plans and Co-op
Retail Management: all plans and Co-op
Robotics and Embedded Systems No Restrictions
Social Sciences and Humanities Foundations All Bachelor of Arts platform programs (Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, English, Geographic Analysis, Environment and Urban Sustainability, History, Language and Intercultural Relations, Philosophy, Politics and Governance, Undeclared)
Arts and Contemporary Studies - all options.
Strategic Marketing Business Management - Marketing Management, (including Co-op), Undeclared Plans
Sustainability Management and Enterprise Process Excellence  No Restrictions

Revised July 2018