Post-degree diploma (PDD) programs are designed for students who possess a bachelor’s degree and who want to enhance and broaden their professional skills. The programs provide a specialized credential for practical application that augments employment opportunities. These post-baccalaureate programs will be valuable to domestic students wishing to upgrade their qualifications, as well as to international students who wish to come to Canada to further their studies in a concentrated format.
Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting
This two-year program includes prerequisite courses required for entry into the Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Program, which leads to the CPA designation. Graduates can expect to work in public practice, industry, and government.
Post-Degree Diploma in Business Administration
This two-year program is targeted towards students who wish to pursue a career in business administration. Graduates will be able to use
international management principles and practices and apply them in a global business environment.
Post-Degree Diploma in Marketing Management
This two-year program is for students who wish to supplement their undergraduate education with industry-relevant business skills that employers are looking for. Students will develop critical thinking and analytical skills that can be applied across a global business environment.
Post-Degree Diploma in Applied Planning
Applied Planning students share a passion and motivation for contributing to better and more livable communities and a more sustainable future. Graduates of this program find work with planning organizations including local and regional government, consulting firms, and First Nations.
Post-Degree Diploma in Web and Mobile App Design and Development
This two-year post-baccalaureate diploma program will focus on web and mobile app design and development, from concept to deployment. The program will encompass visual aesthetics (including typography, colour theory, and graphics), client and server programming, user experience design, and project management. Students will choose to enter the designer or developer stream of the program when they apply, although they can change their focus up until the third term.
Continuing Studies Post-Degree Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics
This two-year, full-time Post-Degree Diploma program prepares university and college graduates for careers in the rising global supply chain management industry.
Post-Degree Certificate in Journalism
This program provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary for entry-level jobs in journalism, communications, and public relations, whether in print, broadcasting, or online. The program emphasizes strong writing skills – the necessary groundwork for careers in all sectors.
Post-Degree Certificate in Nursing Leadership and Management
The Langara Post Degree Certificate in Nursing Leadership and Management is designed to effectively prepare Internationally Educated Nurses (IEN) for eligibility and application for nurse licensure and nursing practice positions. The program content includes critical thinking, clinical judgment and decision making, verbal and written communication, and cultural safety as applied within the health care setting.