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Canada has one of the largest community sectors in the world with more than 171,000 organizations, over 2 million employees (10.5% of the labour force), and in excess of $112 billion in revenue. The Community Leadership Program at the Mount will prepare students for a variety of meaningful senior work positions in this sector as executive directors, chief executive officers, program managers, HR managers, financial managers, communications & marketing directors, fund-development directors, and project managers.
The major/minor/concentration is available to all students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program. You can apply for the BBA and then select it as your major.
Students in Arts, Science and Professional programs may complete a minor in community leadership as per the calendar requirements.
The Certificate is open to any Mount student. It is also open as a standalone program for anyone (not currently a Mount student) who meets the acceptable high school completion requirements for admission to the Mount.
The program is 4.0 units in length, or 8 courses. It can be completed full or part time.
There will be an online option for courses in the program introduced during the year ahead, starting with the Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector course being offered in the summer of 2019.
The certificate will be available online soon (in addition to the on-campus option), starting with the Introduction to Nonprofit Sector course being offered in the summer of 2019.
Please visit the Money Matters section of the Mount website for current financial details for degree programs.
The same as for all other Mount degrees/certificate programs – at least 50% of coursework must be completed at the Mount. Your transfer credit assessment is completed once you have been accepted to the Mount and the results will be included in your acceptance package, unless additional information is required to complete the assessment. Review the Transfer Credit Databank to see potential transfer credits available.
Students enrolled in any degree program at the Mount are eligible to take the certificate. To enroll, complete a program change form and indicate your intent to pursue the Certificate in Community Leadership. Please note that there is currently no designated space on the form to add a certificate (it is in the process of being changed). In the interim, please specify that you are adding the certificate in the section of the form regarding minors.