Future students

Why study at City University in Canada?

At CityU Canada, we provide more than a traditional education.

Our core faculty are practitioner-scholars who are able to convey the lived experience of professional practice supported by the latest thinking and research to the classroom.   They bring extensive teaching experience and scholarly achievements to enhance student learning to ensure that our graduates are ready to succeed.

Community is important to us. Our students study in cohorts, supported by experienced advisors and senior faculty to build that strong sense of community, an environment of mutual support and create networking opportunities.

Advance your education and your career

Education is among the first steps to advancing your career. If you know where you want to go, we want to help get you there with one of our degree programs. Many of our programs were designed to meet requirements for professional certification in their respective field to ensure that your degree will be widely valued and recognized.

Over 95 percent of students surveyed felt they would see a return on the investment that they were making with CityU. It’s our mission to advance anyone with a desire to learn and it’s the commitment of our board, staff, and faculty to deliver programs that will bring value into all of our students’ lives.

Flexible options

At CityU in Canada, we know that you’re balancing your career, family obligations and other commitments with your educational goals. We have designed our programs for the working adult so that you can be confident you can achieve your degree in a timely way. We have full-time, mixed mode and part-time programs in multiple locations across Western Canada to provide you with a choice of how to best achieve your educational goal.

Our unique programs

Master of Counselling: Designed for the practitioner and practitioner taught, the CityU in Canada Master of Counselling degree is widely recognized for its excellence in preparing graduates for professional practice and registration in the province of Alberta and British Columbia. The program is regionalized to accommodate the local needs of the community. The program prepares students for registration with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association as a Canadian Certified Counsellor (C.C.C.) in both provinces. It also prepares students to register as a Registered Psychologist (R.Psych.) in Alberta or with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC). Learn more

Master of Education in Leadership: Offered in both BC and Alberta, this program allows teachers to advance their careers to assume leadership positions and are delivered by leading Canadian practitioners and conveniently offered in local districts throughout province on alternate Saturdays. Those who complete our approved program are also candidates for salary upgrade through the Teacher Qualification Service in both provinces. Learn more.

Master of Education in School Counselling: Currently offered exclusively in British Columbia, we offer a fully classroom-based program to prepare teachers for roles as school counselors that is eligible for the Teacher Qualification Service (TQS) upgrades. The MEd in School Counselling meets the course requirements for B.C. Association of Clinical Counsellors registration as a Registered Clinical Counsellor (R.C.C.). Learn more.

Bachelors of Arts in Management: The Bachelor of Arts in Management degree program is specifically designed for anyone seeking a broad management background focusing on the organizational and human dimensions of the field. In this program you will learn the fundamentals of management—the basic knowledge and skills you need to succeed as a manager in your field. Currently offered exclusively in British Columbia in either part-time or full-time formats. Learn more.

Graduate Certificate in Industrial Arts & Applied Design Instruction: The new BC Curriculum Plan recognized the need for a strong Industrial Arts and Applied Design program in BC schools. CityU Canada is taking an alternative and progressive approach with this new program aimed at giving existing teachers skills to teach trades in our schools. This program will apply “design thinking” across multiple courses, allowing integration of disciplines, so fundamental to problem solving and innovation which is critical for today’s students. Learn more.