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We recognize that one-size learning does not fit all.

We offer certificates in Professional and Applied Certificates, as well as a certificate in Integrated Mindfulness

Let us match your learning to correspond with your current professional needs while you earn a relevant skill-building certificate. Learn at your own pace. Begin when you are ready and end when you finish, in two months or two years.

"Continuing Studies students who complete any of the certificate programs (non-credit), may receive recognition for prior learning as part of the admission evaluation process for RRU credit programs (certificate, diploma, and degree)."  - The Royal Roads Registrar Office

Professional & Applied Certificates

Certificates include eight comprehensive and experiential short, non-credit courses designed to broaden understanding, and build on competencies and confidence while enhancing careers. The Management Skills for Environment & Sustainability Professionals certificate is offered in collaboration with ECO Canada and is our first fully online certificate!

Based on the Innovation Skills Profile 2.0 model from the Conference Board of Canada, these certificates provide the necessary skills, attitudes, behaviours, and actions required to innovatively contribute to an organization’s performance and achievements through creativity, problem-solving, ongoing improvement, risk-taking and assessment, relationship building and communication, and implementation.

Our non-degree Professional and Applied Certificates: 

Integrated Mindfulness Certificate

Grounded in comparative literatures of humanities and social science, traditional and contemplative medicines, the arts and sciences, education theory and practice, business and ethics, this program is intended to teach mindfulness meditation practices with a focus on its various applications within a wide range of personal and professional domains.

Whether you are interested in delving into a historical perspective of mindfulness meditation, learning psychotherapeutic strategies, enabling learning through contemplative education, enhancing your mentorship and teaching abilities, enhancing focus through contemplative arts, encouraging mind and body health, developing healthier work environments and communities, becoming a mindful leader, studying the neuro-ethics of mindfulness, this certificate program will foster the development of your practice, knowledge, skills, and sensitivities.

Contact Us

For more information on our certificate options, please contact Professional & Continuing Studies.