Conestoga - Laurier partnership programs

Earn a degree and a graduate certificate
in four years

Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning work in partnership to deliver innovative programs at our Brantford campus that will provide students with a combination of theoretical knowledge and applied skills required to succeed in today's workforce.

You can earn both a bachelor’s degree from Laurier, as well as a graduate certificate from Conestoga, in only four years – the same amount of time it normally takes to complete a bachelor’s degree.

We invite you to explore the possibilities of a Laurier-Conestoga joint program and find your perfect pairing at the Brantford campus.

Laurier recruitment & admissions contact

519-884-0710, ext. 3385
chooselaurier@wlu.ca

Community Health / Autism & Behavioural Sciences
Community Health / Autism & Behavioural Sciences

Community Health (BA), Laurier

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Community Health program will enable you to explore and recognize the wide range of social, biological and institutional factors which influence the health and well-being of communities defined by geography, socioeconomic status, gender, cultural makeup, ability and vulnerability, among others.

Autism & Behavioural Sciences, Conestoga

Through the Graduate Certificate in Autism & Behavioural Sciences you will examine, apply and evaluate current theories, practices and treatment methodologies used to treat Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). You will learn to incorporate modified practices and procedures appropriate to individual children and situations as well as learn to design and implement effective behavioural treatment plans.

The foundations of ethical thinking, professional codes of ethics and the different perspectives and rationale for ethical decision making within a behavioural framework will be introduced.

Community Health / Mental Health and Substance Abuse - At-Risk Populations
Community Health / Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Community Health (BA), Laurier

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Community Health program will enable you to explore and recognize the wide range of social, biological and institutional factors which influence the health and well-being of communities defined by geography, socioeconomic status, gender, cultural makeup, ability and vulnerability, among others.

Mental Health and Substance Use, Conestoga

The graduate certificate program in Mental Health and Substance Use will provide you with knowledge and applied skills needed to move into service and program planning, delivery and evaluation roles related to persons who are affected by mental health and/or substance use problems. 

You will learn how to examine and address service quality at the practice, program and system levels as well as examine integrative themes from person-centred, community-based and population-oriented perspectives.

Health Administration / Human Resources Management
Health Administration / Human Resources Management

Health Administration (BA), Laurier

Technological advances can prolong life, but they aren’t available to everyone. We have health care systems that offer treatments when we get sick, but why do we fall ill in the first place? Why do only some people use the health care system when they are sick?

Laurier’s Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Health Administration program will give you a broad understanding of the diverse factors affecting population health, with a focus on the provision, management and utilization of health care.

Human Resources Management, Conestoga

In an increasingly complex working environment, the services of a competent human resources professional are highly valued. Thriving organizations employ these practitioners to manage their most important resource: the people who make things happen. Conestoga’s Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management will prepare you to manage this vital resource.

Health Administration / Community And Social Service Management
Health Administration Community And Social Service Management

Health Administration (BA), Laurier

Technological advances can prolong life, but they aren’t available to everyone. We have health care systems that offer treatments when we get sick, but why do we fall ill in the first place? Why do only some people use the health care system when they are sick?

Laurier’s Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Health Administration program will give you a broad understanding of the diverse factors affecting population health, with a focus on the provision, management and utilization of health care.

Community & Social Service Management, Conestoga

Develop your skills in managing public, private or non-profit community organizations through a Graduate Certificate in Community & Social Service Management. You’ll gain knowledge of community development methods and learn strategies for relationship building, community outreach and community leadership.

Human Rights and Human Diversity / Human Resources Management
Human Rights and Human Diversity / Human Resources Management

Human Rights and Human Diversity (BA):

Laurier's Bachelor of Human Rights & Human Diversity (Honours) program addresses the human rights revolution in Canada and around the world.

You’ll study human rights, their origins, how they are protected, the current challenges they face and their relationship to human diversity in gender, race, religion, culture, disability and sexual orientation. With a thorough foundation of human rights and human diversity, you’ll gain highly-adaptable and transferable skills that employers are seeking.

Human Resources Management, Conestoga

In an increasingly complex working environment, the services of a competent human resources professional are highly valued. Thriving organizations employ these practitioners to manage their most important resource: the people who make things happen. Conestoga’s Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management will prepare you to manage this vital resource.

Human Rights & Human Diversity / Community & Social Service Management
Human Rights & Human Diversity / Community & Social Service Management

Human Rights & Human Diversity (BA), Laurier

Laurier’s Bachelor of Human Rights & Human Diversity (Honours) program addresses the human rights revolution in Canada and around the world.

You’ll study human rights, their origins, how they are protected, the current challenges they face and their relationship to human diversity in gender, race, religion, culture, disability and sexual orientation. With a thorough foundation of human rights and human diversity, you’ll gain highly-adaptable and transferable skills that employers are seeking.

Community & Social Service Management, Conestoga

This program focuses on developing skills in managing public, private or non-profit community organizations. Gain knowledge of community development methods and learn strategies for relationship building, community outreach and community leadership.

Human resources, financial management, project management, entrepreneurship in social enterprises, principles of management as well as business development and fundraising will also be addressed. Through the Graduate Certificate in Community & Social Service Management you will have the opportunity to enhance your understanding of community-based social policy and public administration and gain perspectives on social, cultural and political issues.

This program includes a work placement experience that allows you to gain practical experience working in a community or social service agency or organization.