Eligibility & Fees



Q. What are the admission requirements to SOQP?

A. Admission requirements are summarized below: (Please refer to Regulation 176/10 - Carswell)


  • 5 years teaching experience
  • has Certificate of Qualification from O.C.T. which includes:
  • an entry on his/her certificate of qualification that shows a qualification in technological studies for Grades 9 and 10
  • or a concentration in the intermediate division, and that shows any two of,
  • a concentration in the primary division,
  • a concentration in the junior division, and
  • either a qualification in technological studies for Grades 11 and 12 or a concentration in the senior division, or qualifications that the Registrar considers equivalent to the qualifications described above
  • holds acceptable degree
  • holds an acceptable Master's Degree which is a 30-credit stand-alone program
  • holds Principal's Cert. 1 & 2 (or other: see Reg. 184 as amended)


  • 7 years business administration - at least 3 years as a manager relevant to role as Business S.O.
  • holds acceptable degree
  • holds Master's Degree or qualified as architect, CGA, CMA, CA, CHRP, lawyer or professional engineer (see Reg. 309/184)
  • has completed a program in School Board Management. Attestation form for Business Candidates.
Note: It is the responsibility of each candidate to determine his/her admission eligibility through CCDO/College of Teachers. All interested candidates are strongly encouraged to review their qualifications as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Michael Pautler, Program Director.
Q. Can a candidate apply for admission to CCDO if he/she works in the Public School System?

A. Yes. Access to CCDO's program is non-restrictive.


Q. What is the cost of CCDO's program?

A. Each module and the practicum costs $1125. This fee is subject to change annually. The total cost is $5625. Fees are to be submitted on the first day of each module; post-dated cheques are acceptable. CCDO will furnish candidates with appropriate receipts for income tax purposes.