International Certificates

Cross-cultural learning is an important part of Canisius College, one of New York State’s premier private universities. For this reason, The Center for Professional Development (CPD) offers international, non-credit certificates as well as travel-abroad experiences, such as camps, workshops, and short-term programs, at its beautiful Buffalo, New York campus.

English, Coding and Culture...Buffalo-Style

Why Come to Buffalo?

Buffalo is the second largest city in New York State and Canisius College wants to share it with you! Learn about American culture, and coding at a premiere university while also improving your English-language skills.

You will enjoy 18-hours weekly of workshops (including English instruction) combined with coding, WeChat, and cultural excursions. You will also enjoy a day to to an Ivy League school.

Ideal for High School Students

This American experience is open to international students in high school, grades 9-12. One parent is welcome to join students at the same cost as requested.

English, Coding, and U.S. culture…Buffalo-Style is non-credit. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Canisius’ Center for Professional Development.

Experience what only Canisius and Buffalo have to offer!

This 2-week recreational experience in Buffalo, New York includes:

  • English instruction and workbooks
  • Coding and WeChat workshops
  • Culture, business and tourist attraction field trips (Niagara Falls)
  • Day trip to an Ivy League school
  • On-campus housing (including linens)
  • One meal per day
  • Health insurance
  • Access to the College’s facilities
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off

Total cost: $2,945

(this cost does not include travel expenses, visa fees, additional meals, and other personal costs)

Register early for the July 18-31, 2018 session!

Space is limited to 35 participants, so please consider registering early! For more information or to register for the trip, email cpdinfo@canisius.edu or send a WeChat message to kikiliu7 with any questions.

English, Business and Culture...Buffalo-Style

Why Come to Buffalo?

Buffalo, New York is home to an economic-cultural resurgence and Canisius College wants to share it with you! Learn about American culture, business and Buffalo’s economic legacy and business growth while improving your English-language skills.

You will enjoy 18-hours of weekly workshops (including English instruction) combined with business, arts, and cultural excursions to Niagara Falls, innovation centers and other attractions.

Ideal for Anyone

This experience is ideal for business professionals, high school graduates, college-university students and anyone interested in learning about American culture while developing their English language skills.

English, Business and Culture…Buffalo-Style is non-credit. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Canisius’ Center for Professional Development.

Experience what only Canisius and Buffalo have to offer!

This 3-week recreational experience in Buffalo, New York includes:

  • English instruction and workbooks
  • Business workshops and introductions
  • Culture, business and tourist attraction field trips (Niagara Falls)
  • Fourth of July baseball game symphony concert
  • One meal per day
  • Health insurance
  • Access to the College’s facilities
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off

Total cost: $3,850

(this cost does not include travel expenses, visa fees, additional meals, and other personal costs)

Register early for the June 27-17, 2018 session!

Space is limited to 30 participants, so please consider registering early.

IF you have any questions or need more information please feel free to email us at cpdinfo@canisius.edu or call us at +1 (716-888-8490).

Customized, short-term programs for business professionals, students and adults is how the CPD transforms international learners.

Experience what only Canisius and Buffalo have to offer!