International Programs

  • 911 Emergency and Call Centre Communications
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The callers are frantic. They are depending on you. Could you stay calm, collect the information you need and direct the appropriate responses? Communications Operators in 911, fire, ambulance and police dispatch centres

  • Academic Upgrading – College Preparation
    • Oshawa and Whitby campuses and Uxbridge

    Want to start your college career and get on the road to success but missing some of the prerequisites needed to enrol in your dream program? Academic upgrading is a flexible, personalized and supportive program that will help you earn the prerequisites and get one step closer to where...

  • Accounting – Business
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    Used in business and non-business organizations, accounting involves measuring business activities; processing information into financial reports and statements; and communicating information to the appropriate decision-makers. To meet the wide range of accounting employment opportunities, Durham College offers a variety of

  • Accounting – Business – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    This unique pathway is available on a shared campus with exposure to college and university faculty, information and opportunities.

  • Accounting – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    Used in business and non-business organizations, accounting involves measuring business activities; processing information into financial reports and statements; and communicating information to the appropriate decision-makers. To meet the wide range of accounting employment opportunities, Durham College offers a variety of

  • Addictions and Mental Health (graduate certificate)
    • Three consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Pickering Learning Site
    • January 2019

    Designed for students with previous, relevant education, this highly specialized program was developed in consultation with recognized experts in the fields of addiction and mental health including Lakeridge Health Corporation. It is consistent with the competencies required by

  • Advanced Filmmaking (graduate certificate)
    • Three consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa

    The Advanced Filmmaking graduate certificate program builds upon previously learned skills by providing opportunities to explore various advanced skills in film and video production leading to employment and/or entrepreneurship in the film and television industries.

  • Advanced Law Enforcement and Investigations (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa

    This program is designed for individuals with previous education or work experience (please see the entrance requirements section of this page for further detail). Aimed at college and university graduates, it will teach you the specialized knowledge and skills required to

  • Advertising – Digital Media Management (graduate certificate)
    • Three consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa

    Designed for students with previous education and/or experience in advertising and marketing communications, this program will broaden understanding of integrated campaigns, while teaching new skills in the strategic planning, content creation, research, design, and implementation of digital programs.

  • Advertising and Marketing Communications
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the evolving and exciting world of advertising.

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

    Effective client relations with pet owners are fundamental to providing quality pet care. This one-year, two-semester program will give you the knowledge and skills to become a valued member of an animal facility. You will learn about: Animal health and hygiene; Basic animal care needs; Basic laboratory Techniques;...

  • Animation – Digital Production
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This challenging 3D and 2D digital animation program focuses on character performance and storytelling, supported by modelling and rigging, cinematics, lighting, surfacing and design.

  • Architectural Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Whitby

    In the three-year Architectural Technology program you will focus on the commercial aspect of construction and renovation and gain an in-depth understanding of building and construction technology. You will gain knowledge and skills in computer-aided drawing; building methods and project management; com­pu­ter-aided drafting programs

  • Artificial Intelligence Analysis, Design and Implementation (graduate certificate) – NEW
    • Two semesters (optional third semester work term)
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa campus
    • September 2019

    As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to rapidly transform the way organizations and their people work, a shortage of skilled professionals remains the single most significant challenge facing AI adoption by industry. With a focus on enterprise AI, including both off-the-shelf solutions and proprietary AI, this graduate certificate program –...

  • Automotive Technician – Service and Management (Motive Power Technician)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    This program will give you the skills and training required to pursue a variety of careers in the transportation and automotive fields. As a graduate, you will be prepared to enter the motive power trades with highly skilled trade qualifications and essential business communication, marketing and interpersonal skills. ...

  • Biomedical Engineering Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The health-care industry in Canada and around the world is growing exponentially. The use of sophisticated electronic, computer-controlled and networked equipment has created a demand for specialized, well trained graduates with a focus on the biomedical applications of electronic engineering technology.

  • Biomedical Engineering Technology (fast-track)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    If you are a domestic or internationally educated student with an Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Biomedical degree you may be eligible for this compressed, fast track opportunity to complete your diploma requirements in four semesters.

  • Biotechnology – Advanced (fast-track)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    In our Biotechnology laboratory, you will conduct extensive experiments in cell and molecular biology in order to develop essential laboratory skills including learning how to isolate and manipulate DNA; purify and characterize proteins; and grow and maintain cells in tissue culture. Once your basic skills are developed, you will...

  • Biotechnology – Advanced
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program will prepare you to obtain employment in a wide variety of science-related industries. You will develop highly transferrable laboratory skills essential to the biotechnology industry. You will conduct extensive experiments in cell and molecular biology in our Biotechnology laboratory and learn how to isolate and

  • Broadcasting – Radio and Contemporary Media
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Whether you’re interested in the creative, technical or business aspect of broadcasting in radio, television or web-based media, the two-year Broadcasting for Contemporary Media program offers the practical experience

  • Building Construction Technician
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    In as little as 16 months, you can acquire the knowledge required to construct energy efficient and environmentally responsible residential buildings and perform a wide range of carpentry tasks and obtain the skills required to upgrade existing buildings.

  • Business Fundamentals
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    This program is designed for individuals who want to develop skills and knowledge appropriate for an entry-level position in a business setting. You will study: Accounting; Business communications; Human resource management; Marketing; Principles of a business organization; and Operations management.

  • Chemical Engineering Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The Chemical Engineering Technology program will provide you with a solid background in analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, nuclear physics and instrumental analysis including chromatography and spectroscopy. Various aspects of environmental compliance will also be covered since many

  • Chemical Engineering Technology (fast-track)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This fast-track option is designed to complement the post-secondary education you have already received and provide you with skills specific to the field of chemical engineering technology

  • Chemical Laboratory Technician
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    This program will provide you with the entry-level qualifications needed to obtain a chemical and/or biological laboratory technician position in broad range of industries including: Cosmetic; Environmental; Food production; Pharmaceutical; and Scientific. You will learn how to: Compile records and interpret experimental or

  • Child and Youth Care – Brock University Articulation
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program is designed to prepare you to provide frontline treatment services to emotionally troubled and behaviourally disordered children and youth. The curriculum encourages self-reflective practice in which you will explore your own values, beliefs, attitudes and assumptions related to human behaviour and relationships.

  • Child and Youth Care (compressed)
    • Six consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This advanced diploma program is a three-year, fast-track program delivered over two calendar years. You will be required to complete a summer block placement from May to July in Year 1 and May to August in Year 2. Designed to prepare you to provide frontline treatment services to emotionally...

  • Civil Engineering Technician – NEW (Co-op option available)
    • Four Semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    The Civil Engineering Technician program is the perfect vehicle to launch a rewarding entry-level career in the civil engineering field. You will develop skills in computer assisted design and drafting (CAD), geographic information system (GIS), electronic surveying and testing construction materials. Project management and safe working principles in construction...

  • Civil Engineering Technology – NEW (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Whitby

    Civil engineering influences every aspect of our physical environment or infrastructure. Civil Engineering Technologists plan, design, construct, maintain and recycle the structures in our communities such as roads, bridges, highways, airports, pipelines and tunnels. These systems keep our transportation systems operating, water flowing and gas and electricity supplied to...

  • 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

  • Community Integration Through Co-operative Education
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    The modified Community Integration through Cooperative Education (CICE) program is designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities or significant learning challenges. You will access courses in many program areas (based on seat availability). It will provide you with an opportunity to experience college life and enhance your academic and vocational...

  • Community Services and Child Studies Foundations
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    The Community Services and Child Studies Foundations program will provide you with an overview and understanding of how to function effectively in a helping capacity. Particular emphasis will be placed on your personal growth, enhancing communication and learning skills and personal and professional responsibility. The program

  • Computer Foundations
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    This program provides the fundamental skills in computer technologies including programming languages, systems development, and operating systems that will open the door to pursuing additional certifications and/or diplomas.

  • Computer Programmer
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    Organizations in all fields depend on computer specialists to assist them with their information processing needs. This program will give you a solid foundation in the competitive job skills required for today’s information technology (IT) field.

  • Computer Programmer Analyst
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    This program offers comprehensive study in information technology, systems methodologies and application programming, built on a solid foundation of business expertise. The curriculum includes in-depth instruction and the practical application of structured, mainframe and object-oriented programming languages.

  • Computer Systems Technician
    • Four semester
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    This program will provide you with the technical skills and expertise required to work in the high-demand world of personal computers including networking and application support to meet the information technology (IT) needs of modern organizations. The program curriculum addresses the technical aspects of commonly used components

  • Computer Systems Technician – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    In today’s world of personal computers, networking and applications, computer systems technicians are in high demand. After acquiring the expertise required

  • Computer Systems Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    Graduates of the three-year Computer Systems Technology program will be ready to meet the information technology (IT) needs of the business, industry, service and government sectors. You will be trained to plan, implement and analyze IT solutions based on various operating systems, networking technologies and computer programming

  • Contemporary Web Design
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    This program will prepare you for an exciting career in the growing field of web design and development including providing you with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary to design, develop and maintain Internet, intranet and e-commerce applications

  • Cosmetic Techniques and Management – NEW
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Do you have a passion for the beauty and cosmetics industry and a creative, artistic spirit? The Cosmetic Techniques and Management diploma program will prepare you to be a leader in the cosmetics and fragrances industry, giving you the competitive edge you need to launch a successful career.

  • Court Support Services
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    This program is designed to provide you with the specialized knowledge and skills required to work in various court support staff capacities for the Ontario courts, agencies, boards and tribunals, as well as administrative positions within the justice sector.

  • Crane Operation, Rigging and Construction Techniques
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby

    In only eight months, you can gain the theoretical and practical skills needed to work in the construction industry, particularly in the field of hoisting including the basics of crane (and other related equipment) safety, maintenance and operation. This includes the opportunity to gain hands-on skills on crane simulators...

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

    This program is designed for students with previous education. Designed for registered nurses (RNs), it consists of an introductory course to e-learning, five theoretical courses offered online via the Internet, a critical care simulation component held at Durham College or a partner site and hands-on preceptored experience in an...

  • Culinary Management
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    You will learn to provide accomplished culinary planning, preparation, and presentation for a variety of food-service environments. With a strong emphasis on theory, service, managerial and supervisory training you will become equipped with the skills and industry knowledge required to succeed as a chef, cook or culinary manager

  • Culinary Skills
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby

    The Culinary Skills program is designed to prepare you for a career in a wide variety of food-service industry settings. Related business management studies and general education courses round out the program. You will learn through a combination of activity-based classroom instruction and practical application in our culinary

  • Data Analytics for Business Decision Making (graduate certificate) – NEW
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa

    As more organizations rely on data to drive corporate planning and decision-making, increasingly sophisticated business intelligence and data tools are being used to meet the need for extensive data collection and manipulation. This allows industry to quickly respond to organizational and market opportunities. The Data Analytics for Business Decision...

  • Dental Assisting (Levels I and II)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • May 2019

    This one-year Ontario college certificate program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada. It provides access to academic studies, clinical experience and current radiography techniques. You will finish the program by

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

    The Dental Hygiene program integrates academic studies and clinical practice to prepare you to practise with the client and the community, providing collaborative health care in a variety of settings. The dental hygiene process of care is foundational to the clinical experience, emphasizing the acquisition of

  • Dental Reception and Administration
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    Dental administrators are vital members of a dental office. This program will teach you how to maintain a collaborative relationship with clients and all members of the oral health-care team to deliver the highest level of client-centred care. It will prepare you to be a multi-skilled, ethically responsible dental...

  • Developmental Services Worker
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program focuses on working with individuals in all stages of life who have developmental, learning, physical or mental disorders. As a graduate, you will have the ability to care and advocate for individuals with disabilities, understand the teaching, support and care required to help them form lifelong goals...

  • Early Childhood Education
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program will prepare you to meet the diverse needs of the early childhood education profession. You will acquire the knowledge and practical skills necessary to foster social, emotional, cognitive and physical development in children from infancy to age 12.

  • Electrical Engineering Technician
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    As an Electrical Technician student, you will learn the fundamentals of electrically based technologies and how to assemble, install, test and calibrate electrical testing equipment. This program will focus on the skills required to install and maintain current industrial, electrical and electronic systems, including

  • Electrical Techniques
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby

    In the Electrical Techniques program you will learn to assist in the interpretation and preparation of electrical drawings and related documents and how to analyze and solve simple technical problems related to basic electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.

  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Primary location Oshawa (some courses may be offered in Whitby)

    The field of electromechanical engineering reflects the integration of electrical, electronic, mechanical and automation engineering. As a graduate of the Electromechanical Engineering Technology program, you will carry out electromechanical engineering technologist functions within an engineering environment. Key automation

  • Electronics Engineering Technician
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    No other discipline opens as many career doors to the exciting world of high technology as electronics. In addition, no other branch of science engineering technology has contributed more to the development of the modern world than electronics. Electronics engineering technicians maintain, operate, test, install and service

  • Electronics Engineering Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    No other discipline opens as many career doors to the exciting world of high technology as electronics. In addition, no other branch of science engineering technology has contributed more to the development of the modern world than electronics. Electronics engineering technicians maintain, operate, test, install and service

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

    If you are interested in exploring your post-secondary options in emergency services or preparing for a specific emergency services diploma (e.g. Paramedic; Firefighter – Pre-service, Education and Training; Police Foundations; Protection, Security and Investigation; or 9-1-1 Emergency and Call Centre Communications), including the

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business – Business – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) – NEW
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Entrepreneurship and small business development are vital components of economic growth in Canada...

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business – Business
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Entrepreneurship and small business development are vital components to a successful economy. This program will provide you with the skills required to start, grow and manage a small business including developing the personal skills needed for success as an entrepreneur.

  • Environmental Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This dynamic program focuses on the chemical and biological sciences as they relate to environmental pollution. An emphasis is placed on ground and surface water quality, soil and waste management and recycling in urban and industrial settings. You will also examine environmental regulations and review their social and economic...

  • Environmental Technology (fast-track)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    If you are a domestic or internationally educated student with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree, you may be eligible for a compressed, fast-track opportunity to complete your advanced diploma requirements in two semesters.The Environmental Technology program focuses on the chemical and biological sciences as they relate to environmental...

  • Esthetician – Spa Management – NEW
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The Esthetician – Spa Management program uses a holistic approach to teach students the skills required to build a career in the growing spa industry. If you love working with people and have a desire to help individuals boost their self-esteem, this program will provide you the skills, confidence...

  • Finance – Business
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The Finance – Business program will provide students with the skills and training required to work in a variety of areas within financial services including, firms dealing with pension plans, scholarships, educational savings plans, and investments funds.

  • Finance – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Through the program and field placement, students will gain the skills and knowledge required to work in the field of financial services. In addition to a foundation in business, learning will be focused on a diverse selection

  • Fine Arts – Advanced
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The Fine Arts program will offer you a wide range of experience and knowledge in the visual arts through a variety of ideas, mediums, materials and techniques. With curriculum based on fundamental courses in art, craft and design, you will be introduced to historical precedents, critical analysis and the...

  • Fire and Life Safety Systems Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program is designed for individuals who enjoy challenging projects, which require the knowledge, practical skills and accepted practices used in the fire alarm and life safety systems industries. Completion of this two-year diploma program will prepare graduates for immediate service in both expanding sectors.

  • Firefighter – Pre-service, Education and Training
    • Three consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    This program will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills required to become a firefighter. The curriculum, based on current Ontario firefighter standards, was developed in conjunction with the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs and the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal. Applicants are advised to participate in...

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

    This program is based in theory and layers in practical experience that will make your textbooks come alive. Classroom lectures and learning activities prepare you for hands-on labs. Independent and collaborative projects prepare you to work with a variety of health-care

  • Foundations in Art and Design
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    This program will expose you to a broad blend of art and design instruction and practice. In two semesters, you will be given the opportunity to see whether you are willing and/or able to pursue further art and design studies and successfully develop a career associated with art ...

  • Game – Art
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program was developed with input from veterans in the digital entertainment industry and continues to garner enthusiastic support from studios and professional artists across the country. All of our professors come from that industry and are ready to share their knowledge and experience with you

  • Gas Technician 2
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby

    This two-semester program focuses on specialized studies in the fields of natural gas and propane. The core curriculum is standardized and accredited by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), the industry’s regulatory body

  • General Arts and Science – General Certificate
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    This General Arts and Science stream affords you an opportunity to build a highly-personalized program of study. As with all General Arts and Science streams

  • General Arts and Science – Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    The Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies in

  • General Arts and Science – Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer – Forensics
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    The Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer – Forensics option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies

  • General Arts and Science – Science and Engineering Preparation
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    The Science and Engineering Preparation option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the

  • General Arts and Science – Science and Engineering Preparation UOIT Transfer
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    The Science and Engineering Preparation UOIT Transfer option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing various science

  • General Arts and Science – Student Success Pathway
    • Two semesters (semester one - May to August)
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    Durham College (DC) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) have partnered to create DC’s Student Success Pathway - General Arts and Science Success (GASS) program. Designed to help students strengthen

  • General Arts and Science – Trent Transfer
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa

    This stream is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies in Trent University’s Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sociology

  • Gerontology – Activation Co-ordination (graduate certificate)
    • Three semesters
    • Ontario College graduate certificate
    • Oshawa

    The primary goal of activation professionals is to design and deliver meaningful therapeutic activity programs that enhance the quality of life of older persons. You will learn

  • Graphic Design
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program will prepare you for the graphic design field as an entry-level designer. You will learn the skills required to solve specific visual problems through practical work that covers a broad spectrum of visual communication in corporate, editorial and advertising design.

  • Health Care Technology Management – Honours Bachelor – NEW
    • Eight semesters
    • Bachelor’s degree (honours)
    • Oshawa

    The first program of its kind in Canada, the Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management (BHCTM) degree addresses an identified need in the health care sector for professionals with a hybrid skill set of expertise in medical technology, life sciences and business practices. As a graduate, you will...

  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Techniques (HVAC)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby

    The core curriculum of the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Techniques (HVAC) program is standardized and accredited by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), the industry’s regulatory body. As a student in this program you will focus

  • Horticulture – Food and Farming
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    The creative and innovative concepts and practices of food and farming are suited to an urban lifestyle and enhanced by being able to serve a large, nearby consumer

  • Horticulture Technician
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Primary location Whitby (some courses may be offered at Parkwood Estate)

    A growing interest in landscaping, gardening and urban agriculture is prompting more people to spend money on these enjoyable activities and opening new opportunities for graduates. Experience the different aspects involved in horticulture as you work toward becoming a professional horticulturalist working in the landscape and horticulture industries

  • Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • January 2019

    This program focuses on the management of hotel, restaurant and tourism enterprises and is designed to provide you with a thorough foundation of the professional skills required to

  • Hospitality Skills
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College certificate
    • Whitby

    The Hospitality Skills program will provide you with an introduction to hotel, restaurant and tourism operations and the knowledge and expertise required for an entry-level position in the hospitality field. You will

  • Human Resources – Business – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    HR professionals work in partnership with business managers to take care of a company’s largest asset – its people.

  • Human Resources – Business
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Human resources (HR) professionals serve as strategic partners in today’s business environment. They work closely with management colleagues at all levels of a company on a variety of project-based and proactive initiatives. Many roles are performed by HR professionals. Durham College’s Business (two-year)/Business Administration

  • Human Resources – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Human resources (HR) professionals serve as strategic partners in today’s business environment. They work closely with management colleagues at all levels of a company on a variety of project-based and proactive initiatives. Many roles are performed by HR professionals. Durham College’s Business (two-year)/Business Administration

  • Human Resources Management (graduate certificate)
    • Three Semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Pickering Learning Site

    Human resources (HR) professionals serve as strategic partners in today’s business environment. They work closely with management colleagues throughout all levels of a company on a variety of project-based and proactive initiatives. Many roles are performed by HR professionals

  • Information Systems Security – Computers and Networking (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College graduate certificate
    • Oshawa

    This program is designed for students with previous education (please see the entrance requirements section of this page for more detail). This eight-month graduate certificate program focuses on information systems security as it applies to business and will provide a hands-on approach to understanding a broad range of...

  • Interactive Media Design
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    Students enrolled in the Contemporary Media Design program produce interactive and animated assets for websites, along with 2- and 3-D illustrations and info-graphics for multimedia applications running on multiple devices. Graduates of this program will

  • International Business Management (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • May 2019

    Advances in information and communications technologies are enabling increased global trade and production resulting in a demand for professionals uniquely trained in international business.

  • Journalism – Mass Media/Journalism
    • Four semesters/Six semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma/Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program addresses the broad changes occurring in the media landscape and offers a progressive and refined curriculum that will allow you to focus on

  • Law Clerk Advanced
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    As Ontario’s only three-year Law Clerk Advanced program, students will benefit from extensive training in the theory and practise of law as well as the advanced computer training required to give you the edge you need to launch a successful legal career. You will be exposed to the concepts,...

  • Law Clerk Advanced (fast-track)
    • Three semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The three-semester Law Clerk Advanced program will provide you with extensive training in the theory and practise of law as well as the advanced computer training required to give you the edge to launch an exciting

  • Library and Information Technician
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to work in the public and technical services areas of libraries and information resource centres. On the public services side, you will learn how to make information available to library clients and how to

  • Marketing – Business – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    With the help of research data and a solid understanding of consumer behaviour, marketers get involved at the design stage to ensure

  • Marketing – Business
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    As the link between an organization and its customer base, marketers require creative and practical decision-making skills and clear and persuasive communication skills. This program will help you develop your business skills for a variety of job opportunities in a number of different sectors. It will also offer a...

  • Marketing – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    As the link between an organization and its customer base, marketers require creative and practical decision-making skills and clear and persuasive communication skills. This program will help you develop your business skills for a variety of job opportunities in a number of different sectors. It will also offer a...

  • 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.

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa campus

    This exciting two-year program will enable you to work in a wide range of industries with a broad array of career prospects. From the manufacturing and production to power generation and oil and gas industries, employment opportunities exist in

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician – Non-Destructive Evaluation
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program will provide you with the education, training and practical experience necessary to begin a non-destructive testing (NDT) career. Core subjects offered within the Mechanical Engineering Technician program are also included. NDT inspectors engage in the examination and scientific testing of cars, trains, airplanes

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician – Non-Destructive Evaluation (fast-track)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program will provide you with the training and hands-on experience necessary to begin a career in

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa campus

    The Mechanical Engineering Technology program provides a wide variety of career options. Laboratory practice emphasizes hands-on, project-based study that involves individual and teamwork. You will be prepared to work independently and provide technical support and service as a valued member

  • Mechanical Technician – Elevating Devices
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    This two-year program is the only of its kind in Ontario. Students hoping to become apprentices will gain foundational knowledge with industry terms and hands-on experience

  • Mechanical Technician – Millwright
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    This program will prepare you to become a maintenance mechanic or technician by exposing you to the manufacturing, production and maintenance needs of several different industries. You will develop skills in the theory and practice of machine fabrication and maintenance procedures with an emphasis on the installation, service

  • Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby

    As a student in the Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing program, you will learn basic skills and how to install, repair and maintain pipes, fixtures and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution, all while using the most contemporary equipment within state-of-the-art facilities

  • Media Fundamentals
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario college certificate
    • Oshawa

    This program allows students to learn technical and creative forms of media and expand their creative thinking, computer skills and knowledge of a variety of digital technologies.

  • Mediation – Alternative Dispute Resolution (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa

    This program is approved by the ADR Institute of Ontario, Inc. (ADRIO) indicating that the program meets the educational criteria for graduates to gain membership in the institute should they wish to do so. (Note: Graduates must complete the necessary application form and pay the appropriate fee directly to...

  • Music Business Administration (two-year)/Music Business Management (three-year)
    • Four semesters/Six semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma/Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program will prepare you to manage the business aspect of the music and entertainment industries. Although it mainly focuses on the music industry, generic skills common to all business enterprises are also covered. The business side of the program will prepare you for careers

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

    The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), in collaboration with Durham College, offers a BScN (Hons) program, which is designed to graduate professional nurses committed to excellence and innovation in assessing and meeting the nursing needs of society

  • 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.

  • Office Administration – Executive
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    This two-year diploma program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to become a fully qualified executive assistant who is able to work in any administrative field. You will gain extensive practical understanding and knowledge of office concepts; business operations and procedures; and current computer...

  • Office Administration – General
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby
    • January 2019

    You will learn the basic skills required for an entry-level administrative position including: Accounting, Communications, Electronic transcription, Office procedures, Spreadsheets, and Word processing. You must achieve a minimum keyboarding speed of 30 net words per minute in order to graduate.

  • Office Administration – Health Services
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    This program is designed to provide you with the skills, practical understanding and knowledge required to perform administrative support in a wide variety of medical environments including a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology, confidentiality and privacy, medical billing, medical ethics, medical office procedures

  • Office Administration – Health Services (Four consecutive semesters)
    • Four consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    This program is designed to provide you with the skills, practical understanding and knowledge required to perform administrative support in a wide variety of medical

  • Office Administration – Legal (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This two-year diploma program will provide you with advanced computer skills and a specialized education that will prepare you for a career as a legal office assistant. Emphasis is placed on the practical demands of the job including confidentiality, professional ethics, meeting deadlines and interpersonal

  • Office Administration – Real Estate
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Students will gain a practical understanding and knowledge on topics including real estate office practices and procedures, foundations of real estate law and ethics, property management, advanced real estate office software and technology, and customer service and professionalism.

  • Paralegal
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program is accredited by the Law Society of Ontario, the regulatory body governing paralegals in the province, and meets its rigorous competencies for paralegals. It will prepare you for the Law Society’s paralegal licensing examination, which graduates are eligible to write, and is designed to provide the specialized...

  • Paralegal (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa

    This program is designed for students with previous education. Please see the entrance requirements section of this page for more detail. It is accredited by the Law Society of Ontario and meets the rigorous competencies set for paralegals by the society. This program will prepare you for the paralegal...

  • 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

    This program is designed for students with previous education. Please see the entrance requirements section of this page for more detail. If you are a current paramedic this program will give you the opportunity to obtain the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment as an advanced care paramedic....

  • Personal Support Worker
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    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.

  • Pharmaceutical and Food Science Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Primary location Oshawa (some courses may be offered in Whitby)

    This program will provide students with the essential skills and specific qualifications necessary for the workplace. Graduates are employed in both public and private sectors including: Bakeries, confectioners, pasta and snack food manufacturers; Brewers, winemakers and beverage manufacturers

  • Pharmaceutical and Food Science Technology (Fast-Track)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    If you are a domestic or internationally educated student with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree, you may be eligible for this compressed, fast-track opportunity to complete your advanced college diploma requirements in only two semesters. The Pharmaceutical and Food Science Technology program provides

  • Photography
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program is designed to provide a balance between strong technical skills and artistic vision. With an emphasis on effective composition and meaningful content, you will explore a variety of topics. This program also emphasizes critical thinking and combines creative theory, technical language and practical experience through

  • Police Foundations
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    This program will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue an entry-level policing position including a broad education in human relation skills and the interpretation of social interaction including the study of community policing, communication, investigation processes, police powers and procedures

  • Police Foundations (fast-track) – NEW
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Gain the strategic communication skills, practical law enforcement knowledge and technical skills modern policing demands through this fast-track program that lets Protection, Security and Investigation graduates earn a two-year Police Foundations diploma in only one additional year of study. Students will build these skills sets, along with training on...

  • Power Engineering Techniques – Fourth Class – NEW
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby

    Accredited by the Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA), the Power Engineering Techniques – Fourth Class program is designed to introduce you to theoretical and practical aspects of power generation and plant operation. Theory taught in class will be applied through experiential learning in Durham College’s state-of-the-art registered Power...

  • Practical Nursing
    • Five semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • May 2019

    Approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), the Practical Nursing program teaches the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to practise as a safe, competent and professional practical nurse. Using the concept of caring as the basis of nursing, you will develop knowledge, skills and judgment in assessing,...

  • Practical Nursing – Flex Program (weekend delivery)
    • Five semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    Approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), the Practical Nursing program teaches the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to practise as a safe, competent and professional practical nurse. Using the

  • 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. It has been designed as a means to apply your nursing academic knowledge and skills from colleges and universities in other countries into the Ontario health care system. Successful...

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

    The Nursing Preparation UOIT Transfer option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies in the

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

    This General Arts and Science stream affords you an opportunity to build a highly-personalized program of study. As with all General Arts and Science streams

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

    The Health Preparation option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a health sciences career. This option

  • Project Management (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • May 2019

    To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations are using project management processes to shorten project development cycles, respond quickly and effectively to opportunities, re-evaluate their processes, capitalize on the technical knowledge within the organization and control costs. Project management is one of the top skill sets sought

  • Protection, Security and Investigation
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2019

    This program will introduce you to a diverse range of career options in law enforcement, offering a blend of academic, practical and field experience. A general level of fitness is required to successfully complete all of the program requirements. As a graduate, you may be eligible to achieve your...

  • Protection, Security and Investigation (fast-track) – NEW
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Stand out in a competitive field and expand your career options through this fast-track program that allows Police Foundations graduates to earn a two-year Protection, Security and Investigation diploma in only one additional year of study. Graduates will have increased practical knowledge of law enforcement and be exposed to...

  • Public Relations (compressed)
    • Five semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This fast-track, three-year diploma program, which is delivered over two calendar years, focuses on effective communication strategies in the public relations industry. Public relations (PR) practitioners must be versatile and skilled writers and speakers as they help people and organizations explain who they are, what they do and why...

  • Recreation and Leisure Services
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This popular new program will provide you with the leadership skills and training required to establish programs; prepare budgets; raise funds; and market activities with teams of volunteers and other recreation and leisure service providers. As a graduate, you can pursue an exciting and rewarding career offering recreation programs...

  • Social Service Worker
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    As a graduate of the Social Service Worker program, you will be eligible to register as a social service worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. This program combines classroom work with practical experience to provide you with the skills, knowledge and attitudes

  • Special Events Management (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    This new program will provide you with the skills and training required to bring together hospitality, accommodation, culinary and professional services with the cultural, historical and natural attractions of a geographical location. Whether you are planning cultural and social events, charitable fundraisers, conventions, festivals, weddings or corporate affairs

  • Sport Administration (two-year)/Sport Management (three-year)
    • Four semesters/six semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma/Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program will prepare you to manage the business of sport. It focuses on skills related to all aspects of the Canadian sports scene and will enable you to gain the knowledge, understanding, skills and values in functional and general administrative areas and specific sport-related fields. The program starts...

  • Sport Business Management (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa

    Aimed at college and university graduates, the Sport Business Management graduate certificate program is a fast-track to the sport industry. The sport industry is recognized as a distinct enterprise that requires specific skills, knowledge, attitudes and experience best obtained through the academic process achieved

  • Supply Chain and Operations – Business
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Operations managers are at the core of any company. They keep businesses running smoothly and keep clients, suppliers and employees happy. They obtain, develop and manage the resources required to deliver goods and services to clients and contribute to key decisions involving facilities management, logistics, inventory control

  • Supply Chain and Operations – Business – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Operations managers are at the core of any company. They keep businesses running smoothly and clients, suppliers...

  • Supply Chain and Operations Management – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Operations managers are at the core of any company. They keep businesses running smoothly and keep clients, suppliers and employees happy. They obtain, develop and manage the resources required to deliver goods and services to clients and contribute to key decisions involving facilities management, logistics, inventory control

  • Trades Fundamentals
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby

    Do you want a career in the lucrative skilled trades industry but are not sure where to start? You will spend just eight months gaining exposure and experience in a variety of areas designed to help you choose a skilled trade or apprenticeship program. You will obtain the solid...

  • Victimology (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Pickering Learning Site

    In just eight months, this program will give individuals with related experience and education the specialized knowledge and skills in victimology required to provide a variety of services to victims and their families. You will focus on various types of crimes (e.g. childhood physical and sexual abuse, human trafficking,...

  • Video Production
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    The Digital Video Production program will prepare you for a career in the exciting world of film, video and television. You will be introduced to: Basic principles of electronic field production and electronic news gathering; Composition; Lighting; Principles of camera operation; Sound design; Studio production; and Video editing.

  • Water Quality Technician
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario college diploma
    • Oshawa and Whitby

    Public health depends on the superior management of water quality and a team of professionals is required to ensure safe water for residents of Ontario. The Water Quality Technician program is designed to provide you with training in water and wastewater treatment, water distribution, wastewater collection and environmental monitoring....

  • Welding Engineering Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    This two-year program will provide students with exceptional welding skills sought by employers in the structural, pressure vessel and manufacturing industries.

  • Youth Justice and Interventions (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Pickering Learning Site

    This program is designed for individuals with previous education or work experience (please see the entrance requirements section of this page for further details). With a balanced view of correction and treatment philosophies, it focuses on the growing area of youth crime and intervention programs in our communities