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Career Planning Guide


  • Further and continuing education allows you to learn more about an academic area you are familiar with or explore a new area of interest that might allow you to expand your career options.
  • There are many ways to your further your education:
    • Diploma to degree pathways: Perhaps you have a diploma and want to move to a degree
    • Post-graduate certificates: Maybe you have a diploma/degree and want to pursue a one-year certificate to deepen your knowledge in a topic, or make a career change
    • Industry Designations: Interested in pursuing industry specific professional designations or certifications (such as Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or Information Systems Professional (ISP)
    • Continuing and Professional development courses or certificates, and micro-credentials: Maybe you want quick training options that allow flexibility in how you learn


  • Let’s take a closer look at each of these: