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Admission to the graduate certificate program in Innovation, Technology and Society is suspended for summer, fall and winter of 2020/2021.
The Graduate Certificate in Innovation, Technology and Society pushes students to develop new strategies to tackle complex global problems and incorporate them into viable business models. In this program, social entrepreneurs, engineers and non-engineers work together across disciplines to cultivate innovative processes to address issues such as global warming, market crashes and animal extinction. Combining aspects of theoretical and practical learning, the program encourages you to discover ideation techniques before pursuing the commercial potential of your ideas through a practicum at Concordia’s District 3 Innovation Center.
Bachelor's degree in any academic discipline, with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.
Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the Graduate Admission page for further information on the Language Proficiency requirements and exemptions.
In addition to the general admission requirements, the Gina Cody School (GCS) may require applicants to write the Engineering Writing Test (EWT) as a condition of admission to all graduate programs in Engineering and Computer Science. Depending on the result, students may be required to complete remedial English language courses in addition to their program requirements.
Engineering Writing Test (EWT). The Engineering Writing Test examines students’ ability to provide reasoned assessment of a short technical composition in English or French, and their ability to provide a qualitative account of quantitative or graphically presented data. The test is offered a number of times throughout the year. Based on their performance in the test, students may be asked to take remedial courses.