Concordia University

Science and Technology (Cert)

Certificate (Cert)
Offered by:
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science

Why choose the Certificate in Science and Technology?

This is a non-degree program that caters to students who wish to prepare for admission to a degree program in engineering or computer science. It is not intended for students who wish to prepare for admission towards a science program.

Students enrolled in the certificate program may request a transfer into a degree program in the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science after the completion of at least 18 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.50 in the certificate program.

Program Details

  • Certificate in Science and Technology (30 credits)

The certificate requires the successful completion of 30 credits. The grade in each course must be C or better for the course to count towards the certificate. A GPA of 2.00 must be maintained to remain in the certificate program.

Students who have a DEC or satisfy out-of-province or international admissions criteria may be considered for admission, based on their academic profile, age, experience and potential.

Independent Students wishing to enter the Certificate program must be in good standing.

Students may transfer up to 12 credits into the Certificate program. The credits that may be so transferred are determined by the University at the point of entry into the program.

Programs for individual students can be designed in consultation with an academic advisor at Student Academic Services.

Minimum cut-off averages

Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The actual cut-off for each program will depend on the applicant pool and may vary from the data listed below. Grades in Math and Physics (Chemistry, if Physics not offered) should normally meet the minimum cut-offs. IB Math and Physics (HL preferred) should be 5 for all programs, except 6 for Aerospace.

  • Quebec Cegep (CRC): 23.000
  • Canadian High Schools: 77%
  • U.S. High Schools: 2.5 (C+)
  • University Transfers: 2.5
  • International Bacc. (IB): 27
  • Bacc. Français: Overall: 11

Make sure you also meet Concordia’s minimum admission requirements.

  • Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Programming for Mechanical and Industrial Engineers
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Building Engineering Drawing and Introduction to Design
  • Engineering Management Principles and Economics

Students may wish to consult an academic advisor at Student Academic Services prior to choosing courses.

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