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.

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.

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.

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