Certificate in University & College Administration (CUCA) I
The fully online Certificate in University and College Administration (CUCA) I program is designed for mid-level administrators practicing in a post-secondary setting.
Based on a needs survey of administrative staff, the certificate program is designed to provide a background to the complex cultures and administrative challenges to be found in modern universities and colleges, and to help practitioners become integral members of the academic administrative team.
Who is the Program for?
- A combination of professional skills and some experience in post-secondary administration appropriate to the core courses; and
- Current employment within a post-secondary institute
Documentation to accompany the application: a letter of reference (stating participant’s current position) and a current job description.
- Provide an understanding of university and college cultures and governance
- Provide a background so that participants can function as part of the academic/administrative team
- Provide an understanding of student roles, needs and accessibility issues
- Emphasize the role of accurate and concise communication skills for administrators provide an understanding of some of the group dynamics of the workplace
The program consists of eight courses – a core of four courses, plus four electives to be selected from three groups of courses, with at least one course being selected from each group.
- Conflict Resolution
- Effective Communication
- Administrative Law
- Aboriginal Students and the Post-Secondary Journey
- Working with Cultural Differences
- Supporting International Students (Formerly Supporting New Cdn Students)
- Supporting Students with Disabilities
- Assessment of Academic Advising
- Current Issues in Advising
- Advising International Students
- Key Performance Indicators and Accountability
- Strategic Planning at the Unit Level
- Technological Implications – Insights into Higher Education Information Technology
|Fall 2017||Winter 2018||Spring & Summer 2018|
|September – December||January – April||May – June|
|Core||Powerful Communications through Writing||Mission, Culture and Governance|
|Financial Management and Budgeting||The Role of the Student and Student Needs|
|Elective Group A||Effective Communications||Conflict Resolution|
|Elective Group B||Special Topics: Aboriginal Students and the Post-Secondary Journey||Working with Cultural Differences||Special Topics: Current Issues in Advising|
|Special Topics: Advising Essentials||Assessment of Academic Advising||Special Topics: Advising International Students|
|Elective Group C||Special Topics: Applying Responsibility-Centered Management||Key Performance Indicators and Accountability||Strategic Planning at the Unit Level|
What is Online Learning?
Can I just enroll in a single course if I'm not interested in the entire program?
Applications may be made to the certificate program at any time.
Fill Out an Application Form
Download and submit a completed Program Application Form.
Transfer Credits: Previous CHERD Courses
Transfer Credits: From Other Institutions
You can register for courses either online, by phone or by mail.
*** Course listing unavailable.***
Please choose one of the following options:
- Search for Classes directly in FlexReg
- or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org, 204 474-9921 for assistance.
185 Extended Education Complex
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
R3T 2N2Phone: +1 204 474-8800
Toll Free: 1 888 216-7011
Fax: +1 204 474-7661