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This unique program is designed to give you the tools to succeed in management engineering in industries whose results might not be quantifiable, like health care, education, and justice services.

Through a series of courses developed and taught by industry professionals, you’ll gain the essential foundation in a variety of abilities like workplace safety, purchasing, project management, and more to help you advance your career in effective management of business operations.

Fall 2021 delivery mode: in person and online options

  • Part-time students have the option to take courses in person and/or online.
  • We have put measures in place for your safety and well-being, ensuring that all safety protocols are addressed. Please see the BCIT COVID-19 page for details on the procedures that have been implemented.

Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.

About the program

  • Part-time certificate program
  • Flexible schedule that meets your own needs and pace

Learn more about how BCIT gives you the practical know-how you need in the Program Details.

Who should complete the Management Engineering Certificate?

This program could be right for you if:

  • You’re looking to advance your career within the operations of an organization
  • You need professional development for a new or current role
  • You have a background in engineering and are seeking education that will help you get a job

If any of these sound like you, enroll today at the Entrance Requirements page to begin your training!

What grads can do

By earning your certificate in management engineering at BCIT, you’ll be gaining the skills, knowledge and confidence you can apply immediately to your career. You’ll be prepared for successful operations management in virtually any industry including non-profits, big and small organizations, health care, resources, education, travel, media and more.

Learn more about the opportunities awaiting you on the Graduating and Jobs page.

Entrance Requirements

About Part-time Studies

Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that’s right for you.

Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats, including at night or on weekends, flexible day time delivery, or you can opt for distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there’s space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).

To apply to a Part-time Studies program and earn your credential, you simply need to complete a Part-time Program Declaration Request. Applications are processed throughout the year.

Applicants to the BCIT School of Business are required to have completed two years of full-time study in high school or post-secondary program in English in an English speaking country. If you do not have English 12 and have not studied in an English-speaking country, you will need to demonstrate your skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:

International applicants

Learn about eligibility requirements to study and work in Vancouver.

Costs & Supplies


Important updates to Part-time Studies

1) Need to waitlist for a School of Business + Media course? Find out more.
2) English Requirement: Find out more.

Every course in the Management Engineering Certificate program is developed and taught by working professionals to ensure you get the most current, useful skills and training available. By experiencing a wide range of topics like accounting for the manager, purchasing, operations management, and workplace health and safety, you’ll be building a foundation of skills you can rely on for your career success.

Please note: part-time programs and courses are open enrolment and although we make every effort to accommodate demand, course registration cannot be guaranteed in every semester. High demand courses fill quickly and may result in students unable to register for a course that semester. Courses may also be cancelled due to low enrolment.

Program Details

This specialized program is designed to give you today’s most current techniques and skills for a thorough foundation in management engineering, especially in the service industries like health care and education. And regardless of whether you hope to work in the field or if you already hold a position in operations, earning your certificate can give you the professional development you need to enhance your performance and career.

Graduating & Jobs

Your training at BCIT gives you a unique addition to your resume along with the knowledge and confidence to perform in a variety of operations roles. Whether you’re starting a new career or developing additional skills to advance your career into management, you’ll be prepared to accelerate your future.

Some job opportunities include:

  • Site Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Building Manager
  • Project Engineer

Contact Us

Ruth MacKay
Part-time Studies Program Assistant – Operations Management
604-412-7417 |

Ron Wlock
Part-time Studies Coordinator – Operations Management
604-432-8991 |

Contact a Part-time Studies Program Advisor with the BCIT program name in the subject line if you have a question about:

  • Course selection and program planning
  • Declaring your program
  • Making changes to your approved program plan
  • Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
  • Laddering options
  • Job placement and graduate outcomes
  • Student life

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