The School of Continuing Studies provides meaningful continuing education opportunities which combine guided instruction with practical application. Our programs are designed to develop the well-rounded professionals that employers value with both the deep discipline-based knowledge and the broad skills required to communicate and be effective within a multidisciplinary team. With a variety of options to suit your learning style and schedule, adding a recognized, respected credential such as a York University professional certificate has never been more convenient.

If you plan to pursue a degree, our academic bridging courses and English Language Institute can prepare you for success. We also offer the N.O.W. Plus Degree Pathway which supports mature students in completing a degree online or part-time at night and on weekends. In some cases, professional certificates may be counted as transfer credit towards degree studies. Talk to us about your goals. We’re here to help.

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York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 52,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.