Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

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FUTURE-PROOF YOUR CAREER

Get the skills and knowledge you need for today's fast-paced world. Courses are flexible and convenient. Available in online and virtual classroom formats. Learning has never been easier.

Business Health
​Marketing Technology


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BUSINESS PROGRAMS

Convenient, flexible, online

Gain the business skills employers are looking for. Flexible online courses that fit your schedule.

Accounting

Business Administration

Human Resources

Project Management

Privacy Management – NEW!

Sustainability – NEW!



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BUSINESS PROGRAMS

HEALTH PROGRAMS

Specialized Programs

Choose from a wide range of online programs to advance your career.

Applied Clinical Research

Health Analytics – NEW!

Health Informatics

Nursing Concepts in Continence Care – NEW!

Professional Addiction Studies


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HEALTH PROGRAMS

TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

Learn in-demand skills

Upgrade your Technology and Data skills. Get hands-on, practical experience from instructors with industry expertise.

Data Analytics

Data Science

Big Data Programming and Architecture


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TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

MARKETING PROGRAMS

Learn the Latest tools and trends

Stay on top with the latest marketing strategies, tools and trends. Taught by instructors with industry expertise.

Digital Marketing

Marketing

Web Design


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MARKETING PROGRAMS

Upcoming Events and Courses

  • Best Practices for Sustainable Living Best Practices for Sustainable Living

    Do you believe that you live a sustainable lifestyle? Encouraging sustainable lifestyles and making responsible choices are vitally important to helping our planet.

    This course introduces defining sustainable living by offering a practical philosophy for making positive choices for personal reduction, improving environmental impact, and contributing to societal well-being.

  • Unconscious Bias: Moving from Bystander to Advocate Unconscious Bias: Moving from Bystander to Advocate

    Unconscious bias impacts the way we think, the way we make decisions, and the way we interact with people in our personal and professional lives.

    Designed to move us from bystander to advocate, this course will provide opportunities to challenge our thinking and in turn, help us identify and improve policies and practices consistent with an inclusive workplace and world.

  • The View on Wellness Webinar Series The View on Wellness Webinar Series

    Join us and our panel of experts for a three-part series that shines a spotlight on innovative tools and strategies for personal and family wellness developed at McMaster University. Each session will be hosted by family caregiving expert and McMaster University Continuing Education course instructor, Donna Thomson.

Student Stories

  • Maximillian, Project Management Graduate Maximillian, Project Management Graduate

    “Balancing the course work and learning was manageable. It expanded my Project Management knowledge and provided the required PDUs to achieve my PMP. The quality of courses was excellent.”

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  • Grace, Addiction Studies Graduate Grace, Addiction Studies Graduate

    “What I received from McMaster was not just a degree and an award, I gained much more than that, something to push me ahead over the last 20 years.

    I am connected to McMaster Continuing Education 20 years after graduating. That says a lot.”

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  • Sean, Data Analytics Graduate Sean, Data Analytics Graduate

    “I was recently accepted into BSc in Data Science and Business Analytics program offered by University of London and London School of Economics. The work completed at McMaster MCE most definitely played a part in obtaining that acceptance. I would highly commend the value of the content at McMaster Continuing Education and overall education. It's been great!”

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McMaster Learning for 55+

Continue your journey of lifelong learning with McMaster Learning for 55+, a unique offering of online courses designed for mature adults.

Enhance your creativity, learn a new technical skill or simply experience the joy of lifelong learning.

All from the comfort of your home.

Browse all courses and register today!

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News & Insights

  • Boom in healthcare analytics creates demand for skilled professionals Boom in healthcare analytics creates demand for skilled professionals

    Any health crisis makes us all painfully aware of the dire need for better health data collection, sharing and analysis among communities, provinces and even countries. The Canadian healthcare industry has long recognized the critical need for enhanced health analytics to improve delivery, evaluation, decision-making and management. Canada is gearing up to be one of the top three healthcare hubs in the world by 2025.

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  • Continence Care: empowering people with the independence to lead a dignified life Continence Care: empowering people with the independence to lead a dignified life

    The elderly, or those with illness, disabilities or injuries, often suffer with incontinence. For women, incontinence may also occur during pregnancy, after childbirth and during menopause. Acquiring continence care knowledge and skills offers you the ability to make a vital difference by providing normalcy, dignity and independence through all these stages of life.

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  • Making privacy a priority. Your next career move: Privacy Management Making privacy a priority. Your next career move: Privacy Management

    The recent headlines have been jarring and disconcerting. South of the border, data from Facebook users was improperly obtained by Cambridge Analytica to help sway a U.S. election. Meanwhile, right at home in Canada, we have our own cyber incidents. The largest breach to date in the financial services sector occurred when Desjardins compromised the data of nearly 9.7 million Canadians.

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  • Join the race to make the world a better place. Top reasons to pursue a career in sustainability Join the race to make the world a better place. Top reasons to pursue a career in sustainability

    Imagine...

    Being part of the solution to the environmental crisis.
    Setting and achieving measurable goals, having a positive effect on the planet, its resources and its inhabitants, now and for the future.

    Acquiring a skillset in sustainability offers you the opportunity to make this difference in the world.

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