International Programs

  • Accounting – Business
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 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
    • September 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
    • September 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 2020

    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

  • Animation – Digital Production
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

    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
    • September 2019

    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

  • Biomedical Engineering Technology (fast-track)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

    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.

  • Chemical Engineering Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

    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 Laboratory Technician
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 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

  • Community Services and Child Studies Foundations
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • September 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 Programmer
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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 2020

    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 2020

    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
    • January 2020

    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 2020

    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 2020

    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

  • Culinary Management
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • January 2020

    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

  • Early Childhood Education
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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.

  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Primary location Oshawa (some courses may be offered in Whitby)
    • September 2019

    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
    • September 2019

    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
    • September 2019

    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

  • Environmental Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

    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...

  • Finance – Business
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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.

  • Fine Arts – Advanced
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

    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...

  • Fitness and Health Promotion
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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

  • Game – Art
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

    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

  • General Arts and Science – General Certificate
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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 – Science and Engineering Preparation UOIT Transfer
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

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

  • Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • January 2020

    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

  • Human Resources – Business – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

    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
    • September 2019

    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
    • September 2019

    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
    • January 2020

    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
    • January 2020

    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 2020

    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

  • Marketing – Business – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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
    • January 2020

    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
    • January 2020

    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...

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa campus
    • September 2019

    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 Technology
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa campus
    • September 2019

    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 – Millwright
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2019

    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

  • Office Administration – Executive
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2019

    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 2020

    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.

  • Paralegal
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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
    • September 2019

    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...

  • Personal Support Worker
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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.

  • Photography
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

    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 2020

    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

  • Practical Nursing
    • Five semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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,...

  • Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

    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
    • January 2020

    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

  • Project Management (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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 2020

    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...

  • Public Relations (compressed)
    • Five semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2019

    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...

  • Social Service Worker
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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

  • Supply Chain and Operations – Business
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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 Management – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2020

    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

  • Victimology (graduate certificate)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Pickering Learning Site
    • September 2019

    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
    • September 2019

    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 (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario college diploma
    • Oshawa and Whitby
    • September 2020

    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....