The School of Continuing Studies is a multidisciplinary academic unit with the primary goal of meeting the educational needs and aspirations of the adult members of a rapidly changing society. To this purpose, the School draws on its own human and physical resources and those in the rest of the University, and on expertise in the outside community. The clientele served is local, national and international.
Programs and courses offered by the School are developed in collaboration with McGill faculties. Representatives of the business and cultural community, as well as faculty members and students, serve on advisory committees that oversee each program area. Programs offered include:
Career development: The School offers a wide range of certificate and diploma programs in the fields of Management, Education, and Languages and Translation, as well as courses and seminars designed to keep practicing professionals abreast of current developments.
General interest courses: Designed for those who wish to pursue an interest or develop a new understanding; courses are offered in Languages, Humanities, Appreciation of the Arts, Business, and Personal Growth.