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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.
- 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.
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).
- 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:
- IELTS (opens in new window) overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
- TOEFL (opens in new window) iBT 80, no band less than 20
- TOEFL (opens in new window) Paper-based, overall score 550
- CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment), 70
- PTE (Pearson Test of English) Academic 58
- CLBPT (Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test), overall score 7, no band less than 7
- Completion of level 8 of the General Arts and Science - English for Academic Purposes (GAS-EAP). Placement in the GAS-EAP program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL (opens in new window) or IELTS (opens in new window)
OSAP funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.
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.
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:
- Autism and Behavioral Science
- Business Administration
- Business Administration - Marketing
- Child and Youth Care
- Community and Justice Services
- Educational Support (Intensive)
- Mental Health and Disability Management
- Police Foundations
- Protection, Security and Investigation
- Social Service Worker
- Social Service Worker (Intensive)
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 ontransfer.ca to view opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.
- 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).
Wait for your application to be approved. Once approved, you can select and register for your courses.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply to graduate?
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