Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

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Degree Plus Diploma

It's time to get career-ready!

Level-up your degree with in-demand skills and training employers are looking for.

Degree Plus Diploma


McMaster undergraduate students: Get career-ready by adding a McMaster Continuing Education certificate or diploma to your degree! Choose from a wide range of flexible online courses that fit your schedule.

Use your electives to add a certificate or diploma to your degree, while fulfilling your undergraduate credit requirements. 

Graduate with a degree and a certificate or diploma at the same time to get in-demand skills and credentials that today's employers are seeking and gain a competitive advantage over your peers. Save time and money and get started in your dream career faster.  


Is This ​Option for ​Me?  

If you're a current McMaster University undergraduate student, you can take advantage of this program and:

  • Start your Continuing Education certificate or diploma program as early as first year.
  • Fill your elective space by getting a second certification while working toward your degree.
  • Learn from industry ​experts and gain relevant skills, experience and credentials to stand out to potential employers and get ahead in your career.


Online Certificate and Diploma Program Options

Accounting Metallurgy of Iron & Steel Applied Clinical Research
Associateship in Canadian Surety Bonding Payroll Canadian Health Care Certificate
Business Administration Digital Marketing Data Analytics
Business of Golf & Resort Management Marketing Data Science
Human Resources Management Web Design Big Data Programming & Architecture


Getting Started Is Easy:

number one in a circle Connect with your faculty's Academic Advisor to confirm your elective space and choose a program that fits your goals and schedule.
number two in a circle Contact Us to speak with one of our Information Specialists about any additional program-related questions and next steps for registration and scheduling.
number three in a circle Begin your Continuing Education journey and get ​in-demand skills and training that employers are looking for!