Not all university diploma programs have been approved by the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development for use as a certificate classification upgrading program. Only three (3) such graduate diploma programs have been approved in accordance with section 2(1) of the Teacher Certification Regulations. They are as follows:
Offered by Cape Breton University
- Graduate Diploma in Education (Curriculum)
- Graduate Diploma in Education (Counselling) *
- Graduate Diploma in Educational Technology
* Please note that the Graduate Diploma in Education (Counselling) is not recognized as a qualifying credential to work as a guidance counsellor in Nova Scotia public schools. Please also note this program is not currently being offered at CBU.
The Application for Approval - Upgrading Program can be found at the following link: