New year, new you: Some of our most popular programs are accepting students for January

Category: Mature learners

Category: Programs & Academics

The best time to move forward towards a new or upgraded career is now. Durham College (DC) is ready to support you in the New Year with more than 60 career-driven programs in IT, science and engineering, business, hospitality, culinary, healthcare, social work, community services, skilled trades, media, art and design and more.

What are some of the programs available in January?

Are you business-focused or entrepreneurial? Programs like Accounting, Finance and Human Resources are open to new students. Check our joint diploma-to-degree programs where students earn a diploma in programs like Entrepreneurship and Small Business and Supply Chain Operations and then transfer to Ontario Tech to complete a Bachelor of Commerce.

Consider combining your creativity with technology in our Interactive Media Design program or with business in Marketing. Or explore the art of food in our Culinary Management program!

Interested in being a first responder? Consider 911 Emergency and Call Centre Communications and Police Foundations. The Protection, Security and Investigation program prepares students for careers in border security, bylaw enforcement and corrections.

Trying to decide what to take? Our fundamentals programs, such as Business Fundamentals, are two-semester certificates which give you a solid foundation in the field while exposing you to a variety of career pathways and further areas of study.

Where should I start?

Explore all of DC’s market-driven programs to narrow your focus based on your interests. Connect with our student recruitment team, who will help you learn more about DC programs, show you around campus with a tour or arrange a virtual appointment.

What if I don’t have the right qualifications?

Find out more about academic upgrading so you can pursue the career of your dreams. Upgrading courses are tuition-free, and qualified learners can access funding for daycare and transportation costs. Learn more about registering and speak to one of our student advisors during a Steps to Success webinar.

Commit to yourself in the New Year and join us on campus! You belong at DC.