Program Information

The Institute’s Program of Studies is offered by distance education .All course material has been developed by the Institute. All courses are offered in two semesters. The Spring/Summer semester runs from May to September and the Fall/Winter semester runs from November to March). Course exams are written in person at the end of the semester on set dates. We have exam centres to accommodate international students as well.

The Program of Studies has four mandatory courses:

The mandatory courses in the CICBV Program of Studies build on the knowledge of previous mandatory courses. The following are the recommended prerequisites to consider while working through the Program of Studies.

Students are required to complete two of the four electives:

Course notes which are accessed through the CICBV website, include questions and case studies to enhance learning. In addition, an online discussion forum is available so that students can ask questions to their course instructor. York University administers the delivery of the curriculum.