Online Programs

      • Attend a course at anytime, from anywhere
        Whether you are working full time, travelling for your business, or prefer to learn at home, there is nothing more convenient than online learning.


        Paralegal Certificate Online

        This is a part-time distance education program option designed for students who are presently working in a law office or other legal setting, and who do not live in the Lower Mainland area of Greater Vancouver and are unable to attend evening downtown classes. Students will study substantive law and legal skills courses while gaining their procedural law skills on the job. This online option mirrors the evening Paralegal Certificate (Onsite) option, and also has three intakes per year: September, January, and May. 

        For more information, including application and registration deadlines, contact the Department of Legal Studies:

        Tel: 604.983.7594
        E-mail: paralegal@capilanou.ca
        Web: Paralegal Certificate & Certificate Online  



        Accounting Fundamentals Online Certificate Program
        NOTE: This program has been suspended and is no longer accepting applications

        The Accounting Fundamentals Certificate Program is designed to provide the learner with necessary accounting skills to provide accounting support at the entry level. In addition to developing basic manual and computer accounting skills the program also includes courses in beginning and advanced Spreadsheets. The program includes courses in Business English and Business Math and Calculators and concludes with a course in Job Search Techniques. With the exception of courses that have required prerequisites, the courses may be taken in any order.

        For more information, contact the Applied Business Technology department:

        Tel: 604.984.4959
        E-mail: abto@capilanou.ca
        Web: Accounting Fundamentals Online  


        Administrative Assistant Online Certificate Program
        NOTE: This program has been suspended and is no longer accepting applications

        The Administrative Assistant Online Certificate Program introduces students to both theory and practice in business and office administration skills. Students will acquire the technical, administrative and human relations skills required in today’s office environments.Graduates of this program may find employment in industry and the fields of manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, hospitality, transportation, government agencies and service organizations. Upon completion, graduates will be qualified to begin careers requiring not only traditional administrative support skills, but also the ability to use the latest advances in office technology. 

        For more information, contact the Applied Business Technology department:

        Tel: 604.984.4959 
        E-mail: abto@capilanou.ca
        Web:  Administrative Assistant Online Certificate Program 

        Administrative Fundamentals Online Certificate Program
        NOTE: This program has been suspended and is no longer accepting applications

        The Administrative Fundamentals Certificate Program is designed to provide the learner with necessary administrative skills to provide administrative support at the entry level. In addition to developing core computer skills in Spreadsheets, Database and Presentation Graphics and expert level skills in Word Processing the program includes courses in Business English, Records Management and Administrative Procedures. The program concludes with a course in Job Search Techniques. With the exception of courses that have required prerequisites, the courses may be taken in any order.

        For more information, contact the Applied Business Technology department:

        Tel: 604.984.4959
        E-mail: abto@capilanou.ca 
        Web:  Administrative Fundamentals Online Certificate Program 

        Applied Business Technology Online Certificate Program 
        NOTE: This program has been suspended and is no longer accepting applications

        The Applied Business Technology (ABT) online certificate program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively in entry-level office support positions and to assist them in continuing their education in other Applied Business Technology programs. The Applied Business Technology Online program is part of the ABT provincial collaborative offering this program through BCcampus. BCcampus provides an online central access point to post-secondary online and distance learning. Courses are offered from August to June. Most courses start every month; others have several intakes.

        For more information, contact the Applied Business Technology department:

        Tel: 604.984.4959 
        E-mail:  abto@capilanou.ca 

        Web: Applied Business Technology Online Program 

        Computer Fundamentals Online Certificate Program 
        NOTE: This program has been suspended and is no longer accepting applications

        The Computer Fundamentals Certificate Program is designed to provide the learner with core computer skills in Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Database and Presentation Graphics. Courses in Business Math and Business English round out the program which concludes with a course in Job Search Techniques. With the exception of courses that have required prerequisites, the courses may be taken in any order.

        For more information, contact the Applied Business Technology department:

        Tel: 604.984.4959 
        E-mail: abto@capilanou.ca 

        Web:  Computer Fundamentals Online Certificate 

        Legal Administrative Assistant Online Certificate Program 
        NOTE: This program has been suspended and is no longer accepting applications

        Beginning your career in the legal field is easier than ever before with Capilano's Legal Administrative Assistant Online program. Courses are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment in law offices, government offices and corporate legal departments. This certificate program is part of BCcampus, a collaboration between post-secondary institutions in B.C. which provides access to post-secondary programs and courses online and through distance learning.

        For more information, contact the Applied Business Technology department:

        Tel: 604.984.4959 
        E-mail: abto@capilanou.ca 

        Web: Legal Administrative Online Program 


        Medical Office Assistant Online Certificate Program 

        NOTE: This program has been suspended and is no longer accepting applications

        The Medical Office Assistant Online Program offers specialized training including medical terminology and related anatomy and physiology, office procedures, clinical procedures, medical transcription, bookkeeping and computerized medical billing. Courses in business English, organizational behaviour and databases and spreadsheets will also be included in the program.

        For more information, contact the Applied Business Technology department:

        Tel: 604.984.4959 
        E-mail: abto@capilanou.ca 

        Web: Medical Office Assistant Online Program