Office of the Registrar
Division of Lifelong Learning (2012/2013)
3.9 Certificate in Regional Policy and Development

The Certificate in Regional Policy and Development is for those who want to expand their knowledge and skills in regional policy and development. The program will benefit those engaged in municipal, provincial or federal government departments; regional economic development boards, the voluntary sector; and social enterprises. The program requires the completion of 32 credit hours as specified below.

3.9.1 Regulations for the Certificate in Regional Policy and Development

A student must apply for admission to the Certificate in Regional Policy and Development program by completing the Declaration/Change of Academic Program Form. This form may be obtained at www.mun.ca/regoff/registration/Declare_Change_Academic_Program.pdf or in person at the Office of the Registrar.

To be eligible to receive the Certificate in Regional Policy and Development a student must complete the following:

  1. Business 1600, Geography 3350, Geography 4320;

  2. twelve credit hours chosen from the following six subject areas. No more than 3 credit hours from any one subject may be used. A student is responsible for ensuring that all existing departmental prerequisites have been met, where applicable, for the courses listed below:

    1. Business 1000, 1101, 3310, 4330;

    2. Economics 3080, 4080, 4085, 4120;

    3. Geography 2302, 2425, 3701, 4405;

    4. Political Science 2600, 3280, 3600, 3650;

    5. Sociology 2230, 3210;

    6. Social Work 1710 and;

  3. Regional Policy and Development 1800, 2800, and 3000.