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Certificate in Non-Governmental Organizations and Nonprofit Studies

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Program overview
1 year
Diploma / certificate
21,383 CAD
Start dates
21,383 CAD
September 2020

21,383 CAD
January 2021

21,383 CAD
September 2020

Surrey (British Columbia)
21,383 CAD
September 2020

Program description

Certificate in Non-Governmental Organizations and Nonprofit Studies

The Certificate in NGO (Non-Governmental Organizations) and Nonprofit Studies at KPU is unique to this region. Rather than developing an exclusive overseas / development focus, our program recognizes the depth of learning that can take place right here in greater Vancouver. This sector has been steadily growing for more than fifty years, at times outpacing the growth of Canada's economy as a whole. KPU identifies with the innovation characteristic of this sector, and is eager to move a new generation of learners into work in this area.

Admission requirements

The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.

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Program content

  • Social & Cultural Anthropology
  • Non-Governmental Organizations in Context
  • Non-Governmental Organizations in Practice
  • Fundamentals of Business in Canada
  • Introduction to Marketing

Select two of the following:

  • Human Geography
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Ideology and Politics
  • Canadian Government and Politics
  • Introduction to Society: Processes and Structures
  • Introduction to Professional Communication or Introduction to University Writing

Select two of the following:

  • Introductory Financial Accounting I
  • Cross-Cultural Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Culture and the Environment
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Introduction to GIS
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Social Justice in the Global and Local Contexts
  • Sustainability: Analysis and Ethics

Scholarships & funding

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers scholarship opportunities to new students, in amounts up to $20,000 CAD. For details and application requirements, please contact the university.

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About this institute

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University  

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is Canada’s leading polytechnic university. KPU’s five campuses are all located in Metro Vancouver, a modern and multicultural region that has incredible natural beauty, the most temperate weather in Canada, and many career opportunities. With guaranteed...

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Why study at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

12666 72 Avenue
BC V3W 2M8 Surrey

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