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Recognized Program Registry
CSTD recognizes that these programs address the competency areas for the learning and development professional as outlined in the Competencies for Training and Development Professionals©. 

Students enrolled in these programs are eligible for student membership with CSTD and graduates are given a credit of one year towards the work experience requirement of the certification, Certified Training and Development ProfessionalTM (CTDP).

Click on the program links below to find out more information.
 Post-Secondary Institution   Program Title:
 Athabasca University   Doctor of Distance Education

 Brock University
Adult Education courses(CSTD competency areas: Designing Training, Facilitating/Instructing, Evaluating Training)

 Canadian College of Educators

Certificate in Adult Education
 Centennial College

Training and Development

 Concordia University Graduate Diploma in Adult Education (ADIP)
 Concordia University Undergraduate Adult Education Programs (Minor and Certificate in Adult Education - ADED)
 Concordia University Diploma in Instructional Technology
 Concordia University
Educational Technology (MA)
 Conestoga College Teacher/Trainer of Adults Certificate
 Durham College Teaching and Training Adults Program
 Fanshawe College Corporate Training and Development
 George Brown  Instructing Adults Certificate
 George Brown Training & Development Stream
 Georgian College
Teaching & Training Adults Program
 Humber College Teaching/Training Adults(CSTD competency areas: Designing Training, Facilitating/Instructing, Evaluating Training, Performance and Needs Analysis)
 Keyano College Workplace Trainer Certificate
 McGill University
Training and Development - Tools and Techniques
 NAIT Becoming a Master Instructor Program
 OISE/University of Toronto
Certificate in Adult Training and Development
 Royal Roads University Master of Arts in Leadership
 SAIT Polytechnic Train the Trainer Series

 Schulich Executive Education Centre, York University (SEEC)

Masters Certificate in Adult Training and Development(MCATD)

 Seneca College Adult Education/Staff Training Program
 Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Adult Education Certificate Program
 St Francis Xavier University
Diploma in Adult Education

Programme court en design pédagogique

Programme court en technologie éducative

DESS en technologie éducative

Maîtrise par cumul en technologie éducative

 University of Alberta Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (CACE)
 University of Calgary Certificate in Adult Learning
 University of Manitoba Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (CACE)
 University of Saskatchewan
Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (CACE)
 University of Victoria Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (CACE)
 Vancouver Community
 Diploma in Adult Education /     Provincial Instructor Program
 Yorkville University Master of Education, Adult Education (MEAE)

CSTD has not evaluated the individual programs or courses.

Are you a post-secondary institution, college or university hoping to have your program of study recognized by CSTD?  If it addresses one or more of the competencies outlined in Competencies for Training and Development Professionals©, we can work with you to officially recognize your program. Completing a Recognized Program can give your students a competitive edge when preparing for their CTP or CTDP certifications. 
Follow the steps below to have your Adult Learning program recognized. 
Using the Competencies document and the Program Evaluation Matrix, self-assess the extent to which your courses address the competencies. Pour la version française, cliquez ici. Complete the following:
  1. Check off the contributing competencies that are covered for each course/program.
  2. Attach your course descriptions.
  3. Mail complete forms to the CSTD Head Office to the attention of the Certification Department.
Once your forms have been reviewed and approved you will receive a statement to promote the program status. 
Contact for more information.

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