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Embedded Certificates
Embedded Certificates

An Embedded Certificate is a credential that is comprised of 18-24 units and is taken concurrently with an eligible degree program. Embedded certificates must be completed prior to graduation from a degree program and are noted on the parchment and transcript. While most embedded certificates are completed within the degree requirements, some may require additional time and courses in order to complete.


Students may apply for a change of program to enter the certificate program through their student centre at Any undergraduate student is eligible for admission to an Embedded Certificate, unless prohibited by their home faculty. Students are encouraged to discuss their interest in the certificate with the department/faculty offering the certificate prior to starting the certificate. Students’ overall academic progression in their degree program, including academic probation, will be subject to the rules and regulations of their home faculty, as set out in the Calendar.

Completion Requirements

Undergraduate students must successfully complete their degree requirements in order to receive the Embedded Certificate. Students will graduate according to their individual degree program requirements. Completion of the embedded certificate will be noted on the parchment provided all embedded certificate requirements have been successfully completed.

Available Embedded Certificates