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Career Development Education in Alberta

Alberta is fortunate to have access to a number of institutions that offer a certificate, diploma, undergraduate, or graduate degree in career development. In addition, Albertans can access online courses to obtain basic industry education or to enhance their professional development.

For the purpose of CCDP designation, the following programmes as well as the Professional Ethics and Career Development Theories courses contained therein have been reviewed against the core competencies and have been found to meet CDAA standards:

Educational Programs approved to qualify for CCDP Designation

Athabasca University

Concordia University College of Alberta

University of Calgary

University of Lethbridge

Discontinued Programs approved to qualify for CCDP Designation

*Graduates from these programs are encouraged to still apply as criteria for completion of these programs continues to be recognized by the CDAA

Bow Valley College

  • Life Skills and Career Development Coach Diploma
  • Certificate in Career Development

University of Calgary

  • Certificate in Career Development
  • Master of Counseling: Career Counselling Specialization
  • Post-Masters Certificate in Counselling: Career Counselling Specialization

Criteria for Educational Programs

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