School of Professional Development

Education for Working Professionals

Welcome to the University of Fredericton’s School of Professional Development. With an emphasis on education that will help working professionals take their careers to the next level, the School of Professional Development offers a variety of fully-online programs and continuing education units for a range of different professions.

Our Lifelong Learning Philosophy

Whether you’re taking courses to maintain your credentials, or going back to your studies after an extended absence, we believe in offering convenient programs that will set you on the path to lifelong learning. The fully-online delivery of our programs allows for students of all different backgrounds, professions, and circumstances to return to their studies with minimal disruption to their lives. Continuing your education online will allow you to take the knowledge and skills you acquire in your studies and apply it in real-time, enhancing your ability to actively contribute with the evolving demands of your organization.

Diploma-to-Degree Programs

Online Diploma-to-Degree Program in Business Administration

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Students interested in obtaining a Bachelor degree in Business Administration must have a diploma in the field of Business from a Canadian Public Community College. Students accepted into the program will receive up to a maximum of 90 credits (or 30 courses, which is the equivalent of three years of full time study) for their completed program diploma. Students awarded the maximum prior credit will be required to complete 10 courses (30 credits) through Husson University. Five courses will pertain to specialized studies in the chosen field of study; the remaining five courses are comprised of a variety of general education courses.

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Online Diploma-to-Degree Program in Criminal Justice

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Students interested in obtaining a four-year Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice must have a diploma in the field of Criminal Justice from a Canadian Public Community College. Students accepted into the program will receive up to a maximum of 90 credits (or 30 courses, which is the equivalent of three years of full time study) for their completed diploma program. Students awarded the maximum prior credit will be required to complete 10 courses (30 credits) through Husson University. Five courses will pertain to specialized studies in the student’s field of study; the remaining five courses are comprised of general education courses.

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Continued Education

Continuing Education: Integrated Health & Safety Management

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As a component of continued competence, OH&S, Human Resources, Disability Management, Nursing, and Allied Health practitioners are required to participate in ongoing education and to provide proof of successful completion of those courses. To address this need, the University of Fredericton is offering a series of online continuing education opportunities that include a competence component and a certificate of completion.

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Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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The purpose of our Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work course is to educate employees and managers about what constitutes sexual harassment, how to avoid it, and how to respond when it happens, all within a Canadian context.

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Student Support

In addition to our convenient study format, we provide extensive student support throughout your program of choice. Students are all assigned a representative from our Student Services team whose primary goal is to help you succeed.