Langara’s Co-operative Education Receives National Accreditation

Vancouver, BC - Cooperative Education at Langara College has been awarded accreditation by the national Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE). Langara is one of only three BC Colleges and Institutes to receive accreditation status from CAFCE, which will allow Langara students to receive transfer credit for Co-op work terms at Langara when matriculating to other institutions.

Langara has been awarded six-year accreditation status for Associate of Science Degree, Diploma in Computer Studies, Accounting Diploma Program, Financial Management Diploma Program, Marketing Management Diploma Program, and Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting, Business Management, International Business Management, and Marketing Management.

“We were thrilled to learn that our Co-operative Education program has received national recognition,” says Leelah Dawson, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Management. “This reflects both the dedication and the creativity of the faculty and staff in the Co-operative Education department. It also demonstrates that students who participate in work-integrated education through Co-op receive exceptional opportunities to obtain critical 'job-ready' skills prior to graduation, facilitating a faster and easier transition from school to work at the end of their programs.”

About Langara
Located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada, Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 21,000 students annually. With more than 1,700 courses and 130 programs, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students of all ages, backgrounds, and life stages to choose their own educational path.

The Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE) is committed to fostering and advancing post-secondary Co-operative Education in Canada. CAFCE members have worked in partnership since 1973 to develop resources to promote the highest quality of post-secondary Co-operative Education Programs.

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Langara College


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