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Conestoga Pathways

If you are currently a Conestoga student and want to continue studying at Conestoga, there are a number of different opportunities available to you.   Whether you wish to transfer to another program or apply to a new program after graduation, Conestoga has established pathways to help you meet your goals. For more information regarding pathways at Conestoga, contact the Credit Transfer Officer at 519-748-5220 ext. 2166

Certificate-to-Diploma

If you are interested in an area of study but are uncertain about the specific program that you would like to take, Conestoga offers foundation programs that allow you to explore your area of interest in a general way.  Upon successful completion, you can then apply to a more specific program confident that you are selecting the program that is right for you.

Diploma-to-Diploma

Some programs share common courses/semesters allowing you to transfer into related programs and potentially earn an additional diploma at a faster rate.   These situations exist on a program-to-program basis and can be discussed with the Program Coordinator / Program Chair.

Diploma-to-Degree

If you have successfully completed an Ontario College diploma program, you may be eligible to bridge into a degree program at an advanced level allowing you to attain a degree in a shorter period of time. There are several four-year bachelor degree programs at Conestoga in engineering, business, health and media and design that could allow you to finish your degree in just two years. Search for pathway opportunities at other institutions at www.ontransfer.ca. For more information about our degree programs and pathways contact Degree Program Chair or Coordinator.

Graduate Certificates

Graduate certificate programs provide a valuable means to specialize and gain practical hands-on skills that will prepare you for today’s job market.  These programs have been developed for individuals who have already achieved a college or university credential and are looking to further sharpen their knowledge and skills in a specific focus area.  Graduate certificate programs are offered in a variety of disciplines including business, media, health, engineering and public service.   View our Graduate Certificate Programs.

Master’s

Graduates of Conestoga’s Bachelor's degrees are eligible to apply for Master’s level study at universities world-wide.

Note: University graduate admissions are case-by-case and are based on academic excellence, research potential, and communication and leadership skills. Graduate admission numbers are determined by student and faculty research interests and available funding.

See: Transfer Agreement Opportunities for master's degree articulation agreements.

Need help clarifying the best path?

If you’re uncertain about which program to choose or have questions about possible programs, you can schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor. Career Advisors can help you explore your interests and career options, and develop an academic and career path that best suits your goals. To book an appointment or speak to someone directly, please call 519-748-5220 ext. 2298

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