Post-Graduate Programs

Take your diploma or degree to the next level

Learning doesn’t stop — it’s a lifelong venture. University graduates are coming to college in greater numbers for more practical, hands-on training. You can:

  • Earn your certificate in less than a year
  • Build on what you’ve learned at college or university
  • Get the practical skills and knowledge employers need, based on advice from respected industry professionals
  • Apply your learning on the job with intensive placement opportunities
  • Make valuable connections in your industry

Post-graduate certificate programs at Loyalist

Advanced Filmmaking – Digital Content Creation

  • Take your filmmaking skills to the next level by learning contemporary digital content and interactive storytelling techniques to create productions for a range of audiences.
  • Develop advanced skills in the pre-production, production, and post-production phases of content creation and gain hands-on experience in every aspect of filmmaking and digital content creation.
  • Explore the basic aspects of interactive storytelling to create video productions for a range of audiences and effectively analyze issues and emerging trends affecting the evolution of film and digital content.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to find employment in the motion picture and video industry.

Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

  • Develop the skills required to design and build data-driven systems for decision-making in the private or public sectors upon graduation. collect, manipulate and mine data sets.
  • Become familiar with Analyzing, designing, and implementing AI systems through the application of systematic approaches and methodologies to meet organizational needs.
  • Learn how to recommend different systems architectures and data storage technologies to support data analytics.
  • Design and apply data models that meet the needs of a specific operational/business process.
  • Aquire the skills to develop software applications to manipulate data sets, correlate information and produce reports.

Cannabis Applied Science

  • Study in a Health Canada licensed facility using advanced extraction technologies and state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation. 
  • Learn how to apply a range of lab techniques for the extraction and analysis of cannabis to increase the quality, consistency and safety of cannabis and cannabis products.
  • Understand relevant legislations, regulations and guidelines pertaining to the cannabis industry, and explore appropriate security and safety protocols.
  • Apply your knowledge to real-world challenges during a field placement with Licensed Producers.

Care of Vulnerable Populations

  • Explore strategies for developing and maintaining therapeutic relationships with aged and palliative patients, thereby fostering their dignity, self-worth and independence.
  • Become familiar with ethical, legal and spiritual considerations with regard to the care of vulnerable populations, and develop an understanding of individual and multicultural approaches to aging, death, dying and grieving.
  • Apply theory and concepts as related to caring for vulnerable populations and palliative patients through a combination of a clinical practicum and immersive simulation.

Cyber Security

  • Learn how to develop, implement and evaluate cyber security solutions to protect organizations from internal and external threats.
  • Practice assessing defensive programming and cyber security strategies, and gain experience recommending security controls for the effective maintenance and deployment of cyber security solutions to protect systems and information.
  • Acquire skills for designing and implementing cyber security policies and strategies using project management principles.
  • Develop strategies for optimizing the effectiveness of information security in a business environment through risk mitigation and information systems auditing.
  • Explore designing and implementing vulnerability assessment procedures to identify and solve existing network security issues.
  • Get first-hand workplace experience during a co-op in semester four.
  • While completing this program, students will have the opportunity to acquire in-demand industry certifications concurrently with their studies.

Emergency Management & Incident Response

  • Learn how to develop, review and update emergency policies and programs based upon relevant legislation, standards and procedures, and what is required to conduct effective hazards identification and risk assessments.
  • Explore developing, conducting and evaluating training programs and exercises to test current emergency management programs while assessing the integration and compatibility of various emergency policies, plans and procedures.
  • Develop strategies for implementing and maintaining a business continuity plan that will ensure the recovery of normal operations for affected businesses and industries.
  • Get an introduction to coordinating the development and administration of public awareness and education programs, emergency information and media relations programs.

Financial Technology

  • Prepare for a future in one of the fastest growing segments of the financial services industry.
  • Develop relevant skills by studying topics such as emerging market trends, monetary and fiscal policy, business strategy, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and emotional intelligence.
  • Prepare hands on for a career in Fintech by concentrating on design secure and regulatory compliant mobile and web solutions to support the financial services sector.
  • Gain the job-ready skills you need to find employment in the financial technology industry.

Global Business Management

  • Explore international perspectives on a variety of topics and develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become an effective leader in any business environment.
  • Learn strategies and best practices for conducting business with diverse populations using ethical and culturally appropriate methods that are in compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Refine your leadership and teamwork skills and look at methods for establishing and maintaining successful working relationships.

Human Resources Management

  • A successful business is all about people management. Human resources management professionals help guide organizations with sound practices — hiring the right people, training personnel to be effective and developing strategies to motivate individuals and teams.
  • A four-week field placement provides valuable industry contacts and practical HR management experience.
  • All courses are approved for credit towards nationally recognized CHRP certification.

Project Management 

  • Project management professionals have the expertise to oversee project timelines, costs and resources, ensuring organizations meet their objectives and get results.
  • Prepare for a career in effective project management across various industries.
  • Learn to manage project goals, constraints, deliverables, quality control and resource requirements as defined by stakeholders.

Public Relations – Event Management

  • Public Relations – Event Management professionals are increasingly in demand as employers recognize the value of effective communications.
  • Students are prepared for dynamic opportunities working behind the scenes, in front of the media, or interacting with clients.
  • Remote/in-person hybrid learning model allows for a more flexible schedule for students who are working while pursuing their post-graduate certificate. 
  • An exciting four-week placement provides valuable industry contacts and the opportunity for future employment.
  • Many jobs offer extensive opportunities for travel.

Sports & Entertainment Sales & Marketing

  • Learn how to make an impact in the sports and entertainment field in only four months. Then, demonstrate those skills on the job during a four-month placement.
  • Plan and execute events, create integrated marketing, media and public relations plans.
  • Create transactional sales opportunities for sport and develop win-win activation opportunities for sponsors and partners.
  • Expand the brand to build revenue through licensing and content creation.
  • Evaluate marketing initiatives against sales forecasting, budgeting, financial health and return on investment.
  • Shadow national sports teams and complete Certificate training at Walt Disney Orlando.

Supply Chain Management – Global Logistics

  • There’s a huge demand for supply-chain specialists with the knowledge to facilitate international trade.
  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of supply chain management and customs compliance including risk management and the global movement of goods.
  • Navigate international customs and business practices.
  • Gain critical workplace experience with a four-week field placement.

Double diplomas

Loyalist also offers a wide range of double diploma opportunities, allowing graduates of a diploma program to complete a second diploma in a related area of study in only one additional calendar year.

For information and minimum requirements, email or call 613-969-1913, ext. 2100