Yorkville University Degree Pathway Program
What is the CAT-Yorkville Pathway?
Centre for Arts and Technology (CAT) and the University of Yorkville have partnered to create a seamless way for graduates of CAT’s Advanced Diploma in Interior Design and Technology to continue their education (either online or in-person) and graduate with a Bachelor of Interior Design (BID)! A BID is a great asset to have and can open new doors to industry certifications as a Registered Interior Designer (RID).
Who Qualifies to Take the CAT-Yorkville Pathway?
CAT students and alumni from the Advanced Diploma in Interior Design and Technology are eligible to apply for this pathway.
Why Should You Take the CAT-Yorkville Pathway?
This pathway is a great option for graduates of our AIDT program who:
- Wish to carry on their learning and obtain a BID
- Want the option to experience living and learning in another province
- Want to learn additional skills to diversify career and certification options
- Is an international student seeking a post-graduate work permit
Plan Your Pathway
Complete CAT Program
With the goal of a BID in mind, you’ll complete your AIDT program at CAT and gather all resources needed to apply to Yorkville’s degree program.
Yorkville Bachelor’s Degree
As a graduate from CAT’s AIDT program, you can transfer your 72 CAT course credits to Yorkville’s BID program. Yorkville offers the BID program online or in-person, and those interested in this pathway program can choose their preferred delivery style. Yorkville’s online BID program is also the only online program in Canada to be CIDA-accredited, meaning you get the option to enjoy all the convenience of online learning and still meet industry certification requirements!
Enter the Workforce
After the full completion of this pathway, you’ll have an advanced diploma and a bachelor’s degree in hand, ready to take on your Interior Design career!
Note for International Students – after completion of the Advanced Diploma in Business Management, or the Bachelor of Business Administration, you may now apply for a post-graduate work permit.