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Program Information

School:Confederation College
Faculty:Community Services
Field of Study:Aboriginal Studies
Community Organization and Advocacy
Description:Aboriginal and Canadian societies are at an exciting transition time as together we build new agreements, understandings and relationships. Would you like to help lead that change?

Confederation College’s Aboriginal Community Advocacy diploma program will give you a strong understanding of the historic social, legal and political issues affecting Aboriginal society today. You’ll also explore best practices in leadership, government, justice and sustainable land and resource management. With a focus on Indigenous principles and a solid foundation in Community Development and Advocacy skills, you will be prepared for a diverse range of social justice-related careers.
URL:Aboriginal Community Advocacy at Confederation College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,122

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have: an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level; or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment; or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED); or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE). Applicants not meeting these admission requirements are encouraged to consider the College Access or General Arts and Science Certificate or Diploma programs. Applicants may also want to consider our Academic and Career Entrance program . Students who successfully complete one of these programs would be eligible to apply to programs in the Indigenous Studies and Community Services areas.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]

Proof of English proficiency must be current (within two years) and can be provided by either an iBT TOEFL or IELTS score. The minimum score for admittance to a post-secondary diploma program (except health programs) is: iBT TOEFL: 79 or IELTS: 6.0. Other English language proficiency assessments are accepted. Please contact the International Education Centre for more details.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 31, 2018