International Development

"The program allowed me to explore different solutions, break out of the corporate mindset, and develop personally."
Nadia Shaikh-Naeem
Graduate, UBC Certificate in International Development


The UBC Certificate in International Development program is being phased out and will end by March 31, 2023. We invite you to review the updated schedule and register for courses so you can successfully complete the program by March 31, 2023. Applications for this program are closed.

If you are preparing to work in the field of international development, you need to acquire the knowledge, skills and contacts to function effectively in what may be unfamiliar or challenging circumstances.

Our award-winning UBC Certificate in International Development (CID), a fully online, part-time program, provides opportunities to delve into current, emerging and critical issues in international development facilitated by experienced theorists and practitioners in the field.

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International Development

UBC Certificate Program
The part-time UBC Certificate in International Development (CID) meets the growing need for trained professionals with knowledge of and skills in international development issues. LEARN MORE