• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Are you passionate about social and environmental change, enjoy working with groups, wish you could help connect people to services and opportunities in their community? Then the Community Development Work Program at Centennial College is for you!
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Overview

This Community Development Work Program at Centennial College  will prepare you for an interdisciplinary field, working with groups experiencing marginalization. You'll build skills in critical thinking of matters such as social justice, anti-oppressive practice, sustainable development, community engagement, community asset-mapping, fundraising, team building, collaborative leadership, project management, research and project evaluation.

Expert guest speakers, field trips, and collaborative projects with local and international NGOs attached to student learning evaluations and assessments will all be components of this program's courses and learning outcomes. You'll also learn from experienced and passionate faculty members who come from a diverse range of local and international community development settings and educational backgrounds.

Perhaps the most unique aspect of this program is how you'll connect theory to practice through field placement learning opportunities. You'll engage in field placement opportunities/on-the job internship experiences with organizations, institutions and social enterprises actively engaged in community work.

Career Outlook

  • Community Engagement Worker
  • Community Outreach Worker
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Program Facilitator
  • Youth Development Coordinator
  • Community Service Worker
  • Crisis Intervention Worker
  • Family Service Worker
  • Community Development Worker
  • Community Development Officer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations in CD 
  • Sustainable Community Development 
  • Communication Fundamentals 
  • Fundamental for Success in CDW 
  • College Communications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission

Semester Requirements

A C Grade is required in all core courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16531 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16531 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Centennial College is offering two (2) scholarships to international students. One scholarship is awarded to an international student based on merit; the other to an international transfer student from China based on academic performance. Both scholarships are offered to eligible students who have successfully completed two consecutive semesters.

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