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We believe that the integration of theory and practice is the key to learning that is relevant and lasting. We offer multiple levels of certification.


Major in Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies

Designed to provide an interdisciplinary training and education in public policy analysis and policy advocacy, his program will educate its students to be sensitive to the broad social, economic and political factors that are part of the public policy process.

Major/Minor in First Peoples Studies

Designed to introduce the student to the world of First Peoples (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis), specifically within the Quebec context, this program is taught from First Peoples perspectives and based on sound, culturally sensitive research.


Graduate Diploma in Community Economic Development

Geared to community-based practitioners working with marginalized or capital-poor communities, the program strengthens participatory leadership and emphasizes reflective practice.

Other types of certification

Microprogram in Indigenous Land-Based Education

Welcoming candidates with non-traditional career paths, this program offers the skills, knowledge and attitudes that are unique to land-based programs.

Minor in Immigration Studies

The certificate program is a natural choice for people already working in the field, who wish reinforce their expertise with academic training.

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