• Animal Care
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby

    Animals are important members of our families and play a significant role in society. Animal care workers perform a variety of key functions in different settings to help ensure animals are cared for so they can enjoy a high quality of life.

  • Communicative Disorders Assistant (graduate certificate)
    • Three consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa

    Communicative disorders assistants (CDAs) provide speech and language therapy to children and adults in addition to carrying out speech, language and hearing screenings including screenings for infants. This program, recognized by the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada, will enable you to obtain the

  • Critical Care Nursing – e-learning (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa

    Critical care nurses are responsible for the most vulnerable patients. They have the responsibility to vigilantly monitor, assess and treat the critically ill, while providing support to their families.

  • Dental Assisting (Levels I and II)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    If you have an interest in helping others in an oral health care setting and becoming a valued member of a dental team in your community, this may be the profession for you.

  • Dental Hygiene
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Specializing in preventive oral health, dental hygienists work collaboratively with other health professionals to provide client-centred care.

  • Dental Office Administration
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    Dental receptionists and administrators play a vital role that enhances operations in the dental setting such as processing information, utilizing paper and electronic management systems, scheduling, financial records and proficient interpersonal skills.

  • Emergency Services Fundamentals
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    The world of emergency services holds many career paths and it may be difficult to know where to start. This two-semester program, which is unique to Durham College, will provide you with the fundamentals and basic skills required in many emergency service or health science careers. 

  • Fitness and Health Promotion
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The Fitness and Health Promotion program will prepare you for a meaningful career that goes beyond the walls of a gym, with a focus on supporting a diverse range of populations, including clients of all ages, abilities and body shapes.

  • Massage Therapy
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    In this program, students will acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to provide safe, effective and ethical care at the entry-level of practice within the massage therapy profession.

  • Nursing – Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons)
    • Eight semesters
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons)
    • Oshawa

    The collaborative nursing programs are a fully integrated partnership between the Durham College School of Health & Community Services and the Ontario Tech University (Ontario Tech) Faculty of Health Sciences, Nursing. This program will prepare students to meet the health-care needs of individuals, families, groups, communities and populations. Students...

  • Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Occupational therapy assistants (OTA) and physiotherapy assistants (PTA) work under the supervision of a registered occupational therapist or physiotherapist assisting them with treatment plans for individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally or emotionally disabling.

  • Paramedic
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Paramedics are the people who come to the rescue before a doctor lays eyes on a patient. Responsible for making decisions about what treatment is needed in life or death situations and never quite knowing what state their patient will be in when they arrive at the scene, paramedics...

  • Paramedic – Advanced Care (graduate certificate)
    • Three consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa

    A life is on the line. You could be the person who arrives on the scene with the necessary tools and knowledge needed to save a life.

  • Personal Support Worker
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    Personal support workers are valued members of the health-care team. As a graduate, you will have the skills required to provide assistance with daily living activities including: Assistance with medications, Household and family management, Nutrition, Palliative and restorative activities, and Personal care and hygiene.

  • Personal Support Worker – Accelerated – NEW
    • 12 weeks in class + 12 weeks paid placement
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    The Ontario government is investing over $115 million to train up to 8,200 new personal support workers (PSWs) for high-demand jobs in Ontario’s health and long-term care sectors.

  • Personal Support Worker (weekend delivery)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    Personal support workers are valued members of the health-care team. As a graduate, you will have the skills required to provide assistance with daily living activities including: Assistance with medications, Household and family management, Nutrition, Palliative and restorative activities, and Personal care and hygiene.

  • Practical Nursing
    • Five semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare graduates who are able to meet the challenges of the expanding role of nursing in today’s society.

  • Practical Nursing – Flex Program (weekend delivery)
    • Five semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    As a practical nurse, you will combine your knowledge, skills and judgement to provide safe, competent, ethical nursing care to meet the unique needs of all patients throughout the continuum of care.

  • Practical Nursing for Internationally Educated Nurses
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The Practical Nursing program option for internationally educated nurses is designed for applicants with nursing credentials from outside of Canada.

  • Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    This two-semester program is specifically designed for individuals looking to develop their knowledge and skills in communications, mathematics, biology, general and organic chemistry, physics or critical thinking so they are well-prepared for the rigors of their next academic program.

  • Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    The Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas (PHSC) is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a health sciences career.

  • Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas (hybrid)
    • Two semester
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    he Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas (online option) is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a health sciences career at the college level while seeking flexibility in their learning.