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Graduate Certificate Leadership in Engineering and Advanced Practice

University of Calgary

University of Calgary
LEAP is designed for practising engineers who are looking to further develop both their advanced engineering technical expertise as well as their leadership and professional skillset in order to progress in their careers. The certificate program will equip students with foundational knowledge of effective leadership styles and methods for managing multidisciplinary teams, while providing an in-depth coverage of one specific technical area.

Admissions and Recruitment Office
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada

  • Program Type Graduate
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies’ admission requirements, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

a) A BSc in Engineering or equivalent.

b) A minimum GPA of 3.00 (on the University of Calgary four-point system) calculated on the most recent 60 units of completed course work.

c) Holders of BSc or equivalent degrees in Science, Medicine or Kinesiology, if accepted, may be required to take additional senior undergraduate engineering courses. These courses will not be counted for credit toward their graduate program. Holders of bachelor’s degrees from disciplines other than Engineering, Science, Medicine or Kinesiology are required to complete a minimum of 30 units undergraduate engineering courses with a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a four-point scale before admission.

d) Two reference letters.

e) Minimum of three years of work experience in engineering or a closely related field.

f) Resume or CV.

In exceptional circumstances, students who do not meet the entrance requirements (but have BSc degrees in the same or equivalent Engineering discipline and a GPA of at least 2.70) may be considered for admission after upgrading requirements have been met. Upgrading requirements include a minimum of 18 units of coursework with a minimum grade of 3.00 on a 4.0-point scale in each course. At least 6 units of these courses will be at the graduate level. Upgrading courses will be prescribed by the Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) or designate in those instances where they are required.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2023/08/01 to 2024/07/31*.

  • Tuition $11,514.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $4,788.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $2,112.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated August 29, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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