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Faculty of Education, Community, and Human Development

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Applied Business Technology (ABT)

Learn new skills to succeed in any office environment as an administrative professional with the ABT certificate.

Adult Education

Explore a variety of programs designed to prepare you for careers in adult learning environments. Program options also include Mindfulness-based practices and teaching second-language learners.

Child, Youth, and Family Studies

Get the foundational skills required to advocate for and work with children, youth, and families. Choose from different paths including a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care, a Child Life and Community Health graduate certificate, and an Early Childhood Education certificate or diploma.

Continuing Education (CE)

Earn a recognized certificate to advance your career, or gain a new skill by taking a single course. View programs and courses.

English Language Studies (ELS)

Gain the skills and confidence to succeed in academic and professional environments where English is the main language of communication.

Information Studies

Earn a Library and Information Technology diploma or complete a Library Technician post-diploma certificate to enhance your skills and credentials while working as a library technician.

Social Work and Human Services

Choose from a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs and gain the skills and knowledge necessary to make a difference in the social work field or the community and human services sector.

Teacher Education

Become an elementary, middle, or secondary school teacher, or pursue leadership and mentorship roles in your school or district.

University Foundations certificate program (UFP)

Transition from ELS and meet the English proficiency requirements for full-time academic study at UFV.

Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP)

Upgrade your basic literacy and numeracy skills to meet program prerequisites and/or to earn your Dogwood Diploma (adult graduation). Courses and programs are available for adults of all ages and backgrounds, including those with special needs.

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