Certificate in Community Economic Development

Who is this certificate intended for?

This concentrated certificate is intendedĀ for people working in community-based organizations, including co-ops, social enterprises, advocacy organizations and more, who want to learn fundamental skills and tactics to create willing strategies for community envelopment.

Get your credentials

All courses in this certificate can be used towards certification through the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC)

Earn your MBA

Certificates can be laddered into an MBA in Community Economic Development at Cape Breton University.

How long does it take?

This associate certificate can be completed in nine months. It consists of the following three courses:

Citizen Engagement and Consultation
Community Economic Development I
Community Economic Development II

This is only a suggested sequence of courses; students can begin the certificate at any of the three terms.