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Arts and Science (Cert)

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Certificate (Cert)
1 year
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
Start term
Fall, Winter

Why choose the Certificate in Arts and Science?

If you want to explore different fields of study, prefer to follow a shorter program, or earn university credits outside a traditional degree, the Certificate in Arts and Science gives you that flexibility. The certificate may also be of interest to those who already have an undergraduate degree, but are looking to refresh their knowledge or learn new skills.

Students in this program may take courses from up to three different departments in the Faculty, and may apply any earned credits towards a Bachelor of Arts or Science.

Program highlights

  • Flexible program structure
  • Opportunity to explore university life on a shorter-term basis

Program structure

Program option

  • Certificate in Arts and Science (30 credits)


Students may wish to consult an academic advisor prior to choosing courses.

Admission criteria

Minimum cut-off averages and course requirements

Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.

After your degree

Thanks to Concordia's emphasis on taking an interdisciplinary approach to your field of study, you'll graduate with a depth of knowledge informed by an understanding of how your subject connects to the wider world. You'll be ideally positioned to succeed in a professional role that demands rigorous analytical thinking, sharp communication skills and the ability to approach problem-solving from multiple dimensions. 

Other programs of interest

Science Foundations (Cert)
    Science Foundations (Cert)

    The Certificate in Science Foundations is a non-degree program that caters to students who wish to develop the necessary background for further study in undergraduate degree programs in Science.



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