Program Description

Develop the skills to manage community organizations, including those in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

What you'll learn:

  • Examine and apply market-based strategies to achieve a social purpose.
  • Explore key dimensions of the relationships between business, government, and wider society.
  • Understand relationships between business, government and society.
  • Develop and apply leadership competencies and develop a vision and values-based management approach.
  • Social entrepreneurship.
  • Corporate responsibility.

Program Highlights:

  • Executive style delivery designed for working professionals.
  • Work with industry partners during integrated learning projects.
  • Project management structured for the industry.
  • Solution-based learning assignments.
  • Social entrepreneurship opportunities.

If you choose full-time (online) delivery you will complete this program in two semesters.  If you choose part-time (online) delivery you will complete this program in approximately four semesters.

Courses in this program cost approximately $250 to $500 each. Textbooks are extra.

Additional Details

Admission and Registration

You must apply, and submit your official transcript, through the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) (opens in new window) prior to registering for courses.

Intakes are available in the Fall (September), Winter (January), and Spring (May).

You require:

  • An Ontario College Diploma (two-year or longer) or University Degree OR
  • An acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education (as determined by the College).
  • Proof of English proficiency for applicants where English is not their first language must be submitted. If English is not your first language or you have earned the equivalent of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma or post-secondary education outside of Canada, you will be required to provide proof of one of the following:


Financial Assistance

green checkmark OSAP funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.

Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes outline what graduates need to know, and be able to do, after they complete a program.

Review the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) program learning outcomes.


Academic Opportunities

Mohawk Pathways offers a diverse range of programs to further your studies. Students that graduate from any of the following programs are eligible to enroll in the Community and Social Services Management program: 

View the pathways map (PDF) which shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices. Equivalences and/or course exemptions may apply. Prerequisite courses and/or minimum averages may be required.

Visit Pathways and Credit Transfer for degree completion opportunities outside of Ontario.

Visit to view opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.

Career Opportunities

  • Case Worker
  • Supervisor of Community Justice Programs
  • Community Development Worker

Industries of Employment

  • Individual and family services
  • Civic and social organizations
  • Local and municipal public administration
  • Retirement and nursing care facilities

For details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).

Next Steps

Wait for your application to be approved. Once approved, you can select and register for your courses.

Additional Information

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Program Contact

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Completion Requirement

12 Course(s)

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This program of studies applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion email the Program Contact listed at the bottom of this page.

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A selection of courses will be offered each term. Visit our course schedule page for a tentative list of future offerings.

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