Rural and Community Studies [Brandon University]

Brandon University

The Rural and Community Studies Program (RCSP) provides students with the opportunity to design an individually tailored degree that combines courses in rural and community studies with courses from traditional disciplines (e.g. Sociology and Geography).

Development and Sustainability Minor [Simon Fraser University, SFU]

Simon Fraser University

Development and Sustainability studies are focused on socio-economic, ecological, and technological changes that affect the quality of life of individuals and groups in different environments all over the world.

Development Studies [University of Saskatchewan]

University of Saskatchewan

Courses in the Development Studies Stream have been selected to provide students with a broad, interdisciplinary education focusing on the conditions and problems of less-developed countries comprising the so-called "Third World" and such parts of more developed nations referred to as the "Fourth World", the history and theory of economic development around the world, and the geographic and environmental consequences of "development." The recommended courses in this stream include examinations of specific aspects of third world development in all of the disciplines involved in the program.

Indigenous Studies [Trent University]

Trent University
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Programs of Study

Bachelor of Arts Program in Indigenous Studies
Bachelor of Arts or Science Program in Indigenous Environmental Science
Diploma in Foundations of Indigenous Learning
Specialization in Niigaaniiwin – The Art of Leading
Option in Indigenous Reconciliation & Resurgence

Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development [Cape Breton University, CBU]

Cape Breton University

This program is designed for learners and graduates who aspire to play leadership roles in the public sector, in Third Sector organizations, and in community-minded businesses. CBU’s MBA in CED aims to develop a new generation of leaders who have strong business management capabilities, well developed collaborative and interpersonal skills, and deep knowledge of accountability, social responsibility, and development issues and practices. Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills to make a difference in leading organizations in an increasingly global community and economy.

Master of Development Economics [Dalhousie University]

Dalhousie University

This is a two-year professional course of study that combines graduate-level coursework in economics with a number of graduate courses in cognate disciplines (underlining the interdisciplinary nature of development) and the completion of a master's thesis. The MDE focuses on economic progress in poor countries and poor regions of wealthy countries such as Canada. The MDE prepares students for professional policy-analysis in the public or private sectors in Canada or abroad.

Graduate Diploma in Community Economic Development (CED) [Concordia University]

Concordia University

The Graduate Diploma in Community Economic Development (CED) is a 30-credit program that equips practitioners to strengthen local communities in an era of globalization and participate in the process of progressive social change. This program seeks to respond to the realities of community-based practitioners from a diverse range of fields. It is designed to enable participants to continue working while taking the program, whether pursuing the program on a full-time or half-time basis.

Indigenous Governance and Politics [University of Saskatchewan]

University of Saskatchewan

Learn about government institutions and processes, policies, management and administration in Aboriginal communities. Develop your management and administrative skills in this exciting and challenging program. Participate in special internship courses and events and engage with the leaders in the field. Learn about the governance of Aboriginal communities and their relations with other communities in northern, rural and urban areas. Understand the role of Indigenous Knowledge in developing culturally appropriate governance systems.

Indigenous Peoples Resource Management Program [University of Saskatchewan]

University of Saskatchewan

The Indigenous Peoples Resource Management Certificate (IPRM) is offered in partnership between the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) and National Aboriginal Land Managers Association (NALMA), to First Nations land managers from across Canada. Participants of the program receive a Certificate of Proficiency upon successful completion of six degree-level courses through a combination of face-to-face and home study distance format. Courses deal with the knowledge that indigenous land managers require for effective resource management.

School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA) [First Nations University of Canada]

First Nations University of Canada

The First Nations University of Canada's School of Business and Public Administration offers the following programs: The Certificate in Administration is a unique program, directed to the individual who is already working in, or who is planning to work in, an administrative position in the Indian Public or Private Sector.


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