Academic Studies

Admission Profile

Profil M

80 weeks (may vary depending on the student's needs)


Enrollment on an ongoing basis


Enrollment on an ongoing basis.

This program is designed to prepare students for the Adult High School Diploma (AHSD). Students will acquire knowledge in various subjects such as English, Mathematics, French Second Language, Social Studies, Science and Natural Sciences.

The courses of the Academic Studies program are equivalent to those of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Once the courses are completed, exams in English, in Mathematics, and in Sciences must be written. These exams are administered by the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, Certification Division.

In order to receive an Adult High School Diploma, six compulsory courses and three optional courses must be completed. Once the program requirements are met, and the AHSD is delivered, training may be pursued in a postsecondary institution.

Student Profile

  • This program might interest a person who:
    • Wants to have a high school diploma
    • Has an interest in post-secondary education
    • Likes to read and study

Additional Information

  • Courses may vary from campus to campus, depending on the demand.
  • Depending on the course and the delivery campus, courses are offered in stand-up classes or in an individualized setting, on a full or part-time basis. A ranking test may be administered prior to training.

IMPORTANT: The CCNB reserves the right, at any time, to modify or cancel any training program or to make changes to the location, mode of instruction or tuition fees for a program.