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Course Series in
Immigration and Settlement Studies

Note: This program may be completed entirely at a distance. Visit the distance education website for further information.

This course series provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to serve immigrants and their families directly, create policy related to that service, or create a supportive workplace environment for diverse populations.

For more information, contact Amy Clements-Cortes, Academic Coordinator, at cortesam@ryerson.ca.

Those who successfully complete this course series are eligible to earn a Professional Development Award from The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.

Required Courses (all available online via distance education)

CINT 913   Interdisciplinary Studies:  Issues of Migration
CINT 914   Interdisciplinary Studies:  Settlement Experiences
CINT 915   Interdisciplinary Studies:  Responses to Migration


Electives (select one)

CECN 640   Economics:  The Economics of Immigration
CGEO 691   Geography:  Canadian Immigration: Patterns and Place
CINT 905   Interdisciplinary Studies:  Conflict Resolution in Community Services
CMHR 600   Human Resources:  Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
CMHR 700   Human Resources:  Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour
CPSY 620   Psychology:  Psychology of Immigration
CPSY 941   Psychology:  Cross Cultural Psychology
CSOC 474   Sociology:  Immigration, Borders and Belonging


Once you have successfully completed the courses, email The Chang School at ce@ryerson.ca with your name, student number, and the course series you have completed. Upon verification, you will receive your professional development award.

Distance Education

The following courses are available in a distance education format this academic year.

CINT 905   Interdisciplinary Studies:  Conflict Resolution in Community Services
CINT 913   Interdisciplinary Studies:  Issues of Migration
CINT 914   Interdisciplinary Studies:  Settlement Experiences
CINT 915   Interdisciplinary Studies:  Responses to Migration