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Certificate Programs

Build real-world knowledge and career skills. Certificates offer university-level studies in your area of interest.

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Course Series

Take 2–4 courses to earn a Professional Development or Academic Achievement Award.

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Customize your learning. Choose from over 1,500 courses. Many are available in a fully online format.

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Degree Options

Earn a part-time degree from Ryerson University through flexible Chang School courses.

News and Events

October 2 | VTE Welcome Back to Ryerson Meet and Greet Event

Presented by the Veterans Transition to Education (VTE) program, join us for an opportunity to meet other Canadian Armed Forces members in the Ryerson community.

October 15–18 | Data Science Bootcamp: Still Time to Register

This four-day bootcamp will give you a solid foundation in big data analytics, tools, and statistics – register now to guarantee your seat.

Digital Education Strategies wins Silver Medal at 2019 International Serious Play Awards

The Chang School team was awarded a Silver Medal for the Virtual Gaming Simulation: Labour and Delivery Simulation Game.

Free Legal Services for Chang School Students

Ryerson University’s monthly night clinic offers free legal information and services.


Public Relations

Recognized by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), our Certificate in Public Relations provides a curriculum that will hone your practical, analytical, and theoretical skills to prepare you for a career in public relations.


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What brings people here?

What Our Students Are Saying

Laila Zahra Harris

I can't speak highly enough about the Certificate in Caribbean Studies and the positive impact that it's had on my life. The courses are interesting and are taught by passionate, knowledgeable instructors. In just eight months, I feel that I have a much stronger foundation for my personal identity and family history, and an increased sense of pride in and awareness of my roots. It has been wonderful to learn about the various challenges and celebrations that contribute to the Caribbean experience in both local and global contexts, and I know that I will use what I've learned throughout my life!

– Laila Zahra Harris
Graduate, Certificate in Caribbean Studies

The Chang School’s Certificate in Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics has given me a unique combination of essential, hands-on skills that allows me to excel in this competitive field. I was able to make professional connections through my courses, both with my classmates and my instructors, who are working subject matter experts. The program allowed me to build on my computer science degree and focus on big data tools and applications. I was looking to enter a field I was passionate about and to get a job I loved doing, and the skills and knowledge I gained from this program have been at the core of my career success.

– Mohammed Karim
Graduate, Certificate in Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics

Dawn Green

Being part of The Chang School allowed me to focus my energy in all the right places at the right time. While surrounded by incredible students and instructors, I was able to work my way into the nonprofit industry and complete the program at my own pace. I had some amazing instructors who cared about creating an inclusive and interactive experience, which left me feeling energized and excited after each class.

– Dawn Green
Graduate, Certificate in Fundraising Management