Compare Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Programs

Whether you’re in the early stages of your learning journey, or you’re ready to make a deeper commitment to anti-racism, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, we have a program for you.

Program UBC Award of Achievement in
Anti-Racism
UBC Award of Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion UBC Certificate in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion UBC Certificate in Intercultural Studies
Take this program if: You want to meaningfully and tangibly engage in anti-racist and anti-oppression practices and strategies within organizational settings and beyond. You’re interested in learning how to move workplaces and teams from being diverse to being strong and inclusive organizations and communities. You want to move away from performative allyship toward transformative action through a comprehensive program. You want to develop your, intercultural fluencies and diversity and inclusion knowledge.
What you’ll learn Expand your understanding of identity, power and white privilege in the workplace and in our communities, to envision a future liberated from oppressive structures.

Rethink how to meaningfully and tangibly engage in anti-racist and anti-oppression practices and strategies within organizational settings, and beyond.

Build environments where everyone’s thoughts, ideas and perspectives matter.

Learn how to build inclusive practices within organizational or community settings by examining who you and your organization are, where you’ve been and where you want to go.

Gain pathways to move away from optics and performative allyship, to effective and transformative action.

Focus on collective solidarity and co-creation of justice-centered, equitable and inclusive communities and workplaces.

Develop practical skills that go beyond dos and don'ts in understanding and collaborating with people whose worldviews vary from your own.

Understand how to establish respectful and mutually productive relationships in international, cross-cultural and intercultural settings.

Number of courses to complete the program 5 3 6 or more 5
Total course hours 125 120 175 200
Course format Can be completed 100% online Can be completed 100% online Can be completed 100% online Can be completed 100% online
Expected effort per course 5–7 hours per week 5–7 hours per week 5–7 hours per week 5–7 hours per week
Program application and fee required? Yes Yes No, however submitting a letter of intent is recommended Yes
Graduation request and evaluation fees required? No No Yes. Track your progress and submit a graduation evaluation request to graduate, along with a 700-word synthesis paper and graduation evaluation fee No
Can this program apply toward a certificate? Upon completion, you have the option to transfer completed courses towards the UBC Certificate in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Upon completion, you have the option to transfer completed courses towards the UBC Certificate in Intercultural Studies N/A N/A
Fees (including application fee) Starts at $3,225 Starts at $3,175 Starts at $4,478 Starts at $4,925