Conestoga College - Graduate Programs

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Community and Social Service Management

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School:Conestoga College - Graduate Programs
Faculty:Business and Hospitality
Field of Study:Family and Community Services
Human Services, General
Description:This graduate certificate program focuses on developing skills for managing in public, and non-profit community and social service organizations. Students will gain knowledge of community development methods and will learn strategies for relationship building, community outreach and community leadership. Human resources, financial management, project management, entrepreneurship in social enterprises, principles of management as well as business development and fundraising will also be addressed. Students will enhance their understanding of community-based social policy and public administration and gain perspectives on social, cultural and political issues. The program includes a work placement experience that allows students to gain practical experience working in a government, community-based, or social service agency or organization.
URL:Community and Social Service Management at Conestoga College - Graduate Programs
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,504

Cost per year is for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Careers:Community and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

Applicants with transcripts from institutions where the language of instruction is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency with a minimum test score on one of the following language proficiency tests or equivalent scores from another internationally recognized English language test: IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL iBT 88; CAEL 70, no sub-test band score less than 60; PTE Academic 58; or Conestoga English Language Test (CELT) Band 6. We offer a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but all other admission criteria have been met. An applicant will be eligible for admission to the graduate certificate program after completion of level 4 of the General Arts and Science - English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 80% and no grade less than 75%. Placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants must have a two- or three-year diploma or a degree from an accredited college or university.

    * 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 February 04, 2018