Professional Programs

Professional Programs cover a wide variety of subjects and delivery options. They are designed to boost your marketability and career development goals.

Lakehead University offers a wide variety of programs and courses in the Arts and Heritage, Business and Leadership, Education, and more.

The purpose of Additional Basic Qualification (ABQ) courses is to expand your knowledge of program development, delivery, and assessment in a specific division. ABQ courses allow you to advance your teaching skills by adding knowledge of another division or subject to your teaching qualifications.

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Course
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Online
Additional Qualification (AQ) courses allow certified teachers to expand their knowledge and skills in qualified divisions and subjects or to develop new knowledge in a specific area. Our AQ courses provide you with different qualification options depending on your teaching experience and past professional development. Our AQ courses can lead to the following qualifications: Single Session Qualification, Part 1 Qualification, Part 2 Qualification, Specialist Qualification.

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Hybrid
Special Education, Part I provides an overview of the characteristics and needs of exceptional children and adolescents, as well as an introduction to special education legislation and service-delivery in Ontario. Methods of identifying and assisting exceptional students are surveyed. The course will include practical activities for the identification, programming and reporting of exceptional students.
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Course
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Online
The Artist Certificate in Performance and Pedagogy involves selective, intensive, and advanced professional piano studies designed to enhance the performance skills of talented musicians. The program consists of a balance of applied music, masterclasses, collaborative performance, a public recital, and selected academic courses.
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Academic Program
Credential Earned
The Certificate in Environmental Sustainability is open for admission to professionals who wish to pursue continuing professional education in environmental sustainability. Interested applicants may already have earned a four-year Honours Bachelors and/or a four-year or a three-year Bachelors undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as urban and regional planning, geography, interdisciplinary studies, biology, ecology and natural resource/environmental management, tourism etc. from a recognized post-secondary institution.
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Academic Program
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