Approvals and Consents

Under the Post-Secondary Education Act the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment must approve all new degree programs for all NWT public post-secondary institutions.

All system coordination applications will be listed here and publicly posted for 15 business days. The public can submit their comments to

Anyone seeking further information on the submission should contact the institution directly.

Submission Public Posting Minister's Decision Date of Decision Consent Expires
Vancouver Island University Have Your Say Authorize Vancouver Island University to offer Rural and Remote Bachelor of Education July 27, 2023 July 31, 2027
Aurora College - General Studies Have Your Say      
Trent University Have Your Say      
College of Northern Canada - Global Tourism Management Have Your Say      
College of Northern Canada - Global Logistics Have Your Say