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Enrich your knowledge of the Caribbean through this fascinating interdisciplinary program. Learn about the Caribbean’s history, politics, and economy. Examine the region’s rich cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity. Explore the importance of the Caribbean community in Canada. A diverse selection of courses will allow you to engage with contemporary issues in the Caribbean region and its diaspora, including tourism impacts and resistance, environmental sustainability, globalization, migration, equity, inclusion, and many more.

If you want to learn more about contemporary issues in the Caribbean and the region’s influence on the world, this program is for you.

Industry and Careers
Many graduates find that the Certificate in Caribbean Studies enhances their expertise in fields including:

  • Business
  • Child and youth care
  • Cultural studies
  • Education Environment and sustainability
  • Festival management
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Immigration
  • Languages
  • Performing arts
  • Social services

Who Should Take This Certificate?

Anyone who would like to do business with or provide services to Caribbean communities, in the region or the diaspora.

What Will You Learn?

The impact of global issues, such as climate change, pandemics, food sustainability, migration, on small economies such as those found in the Caribbean.

Certificate Requirements

  • 1 required course
  • 5 electives
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 1.67+

Admission Criteria


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
    • With 6 Grade 12 U or M credits


  • Mature student status

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