Applications for Online Master’s, Graduate Diploma and Certificate in Co-operative Management

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It’s application season for the Cooperative Management Education programs and there are some great opportunities to take your co-op knowledge and business skills to the next level! Here’s the information about the course and follow the link to apply:

Registration Open and Bursaries Available: Master’s, Graduate Diploma and Certificate in Co-operative Management (Online, part-time)


Planning your career, organizational succession or leadership development? These Master’s level business programs are designed to meet the growing demands of co-operative and credit union managers. From marketing to human resources, co-operatives have an opportunity to take unique approaches that optimize this business model. The right education means doing business differently in a way that elevates co-operatives and credit unions to stand out.

Your opportunity is here! Each year 25 seats are opened for co-operative professionals to join the ranks of some of the most innovative and creative leaders in the co-operative system. Join new, stimulating conversations. Build your business skills. Meet other keen co-operators from around the world. Get exposed to new solutions to current issues.

Saint Mary’s University (Co-operative Management Education, Sobey School of Business) offers online, part-time education for working co-operative professionals:

  • Master of Management, Co-operatives and Credit Unions (3 years, includes 10-day co-operative study tour to Spain)
  • Graduate Diploma in Co-operative Management (20 months)
  • Certificate in Co-operative Management (10 months)

*Bursaries available – Apply by April 1 to be eligible for financial support*

Contact Erin Hancock at or 902-802-7897 to discuss these options.