Gain the knowledge to become a professional in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in the private and public sectors. This could include professions in Information Technology (IT), research positions, entrepreneurship, and more.

If you are already in STEM, this is a chance to upskill your soft transferable skills while gaining in-demand professional skill sets such as: entrepreneurship, innovative venture start-ups management, critical thinking, problem-solving, solution-building and execution, and interpersonal workplace relationship-building skills. 

This is an Open Admissions program to help you advance or change your career. Those who successfully complete this three-course program are eligible to earn a Professional Development Award from The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education. No previous background is required and this course series can be completed entirely online, depending on your course selection.

This short course series is an excellent complement to the skills you may already possess as a professional. 

Who Should Enrol? 

This program is designed for those aspiring to become in-demand STEM professionals and/or to upskill for career advancement. If you are an aspiring or current science and math professionals any stage in your career, this course series could be right for you. 

Who Teaches the Courses? 

Our instructors are selected through a highly competitive process and are expert academics and practitioners in the healthcare fields they teach.

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Industry and Careers 

For those aspiring to be or already working as:

  • Computer Security and Digital Forensics Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Information Technology Professional
  • Robotics or Automation Technician
  • Human-Computer Interaction Specialist
  • Disaster and Emergency Manager
  • Risk and Continuity Management Lead
  • Sustainability and Environment Assessor and Auditor
  • Research Technician
  • Lab Manager
  • Project Manager in a STEM sector

Recommended Sequence 

This course series is composed of three courses: one required course and two electives (from one or more of the seven elective streams). You may take all three courses in one term or take them in combination over a number of terms as you prefer. 

Course Series Requirements

  • Successful completion of 1 required course
  • Successful completion of 2 electives*

*You may choose to focus on a specific area to achieve your individual goals. The electives may be grouped as follows:

Emergency Management: CSCI 232, CSCI 241

Environmental Science Management and Science: CKES 120, CKES 170, CKES 180, CKES 210, CKES 220

Information Technology: CCPS 109, CCPS 305, CCPS 311, CCPS 393, CKCS 160, CKCS 230, CKCS 231, CKCS 232, CKCS 234, CDKF 110, CDKF 120, CDKF 130, CDKF 140, CDKF 145, CKRE 110, CKRE 120, CKRE 130, CMTH 304, CMTH 404, CMTH 642, CSCI 130, CSCI 243, CZLW 120

Lean Six Sigma Enterprise Continuity and Excellence and Sustainability: CKSS 100, CKSS 101, CKSS 210, CKSS 211, CKSS 212

Mathematics: CMTH 500, CMTH 501, CMTH 600, CMTH 700, CMTH 800

Organization Operations: CKMT 104, CSCI 232

Science: CBLG 143, CBLG 144, CBLG 151, CBLG 699, CCHY 103, CCHY 183, CCHY 242, CCHY 381, CCHY 583, CKCH 107, CKCH 113, CKCH 142, CKCH 143, CKCH 216, CKCH 217, CKCH 223, CKCH 224, CKCH 227, CKES 190, CPCS 111, CPCS 120, CPCS 130, CPCS 181, CPCS 182, CPCS 581

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Contact Us

Questions? Contact Anne-Marie Brinsmead, Program Director, Engineering, Architecture, and Science.

Email:  a2brinsm@ryerson.ca

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