Students looking for a career in the automotive industry should consider Georgian’s Automotive Business School of Canada, which is unique in this country. Students can attain up to a year of work experience—paid!—by the time they graduate. Every year, students host the largest outdoor auto show in North America at the school’s Barrie campus.
Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology offers a comprehensive range of more than 125 degree, certificate, diploma, combined degree-diploma, apprenticeship, academic upgrading and university transfer programs. Its campuses are located in picturesque communities throughout central Ontario: Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Bracebridge, Orangeville, Orillia and Owen Sound. Student residences are available at three campuses. All are just a short drive to Toronto.
Georgian recently introduced a number of new programs, including two new combined degree-diploma programs in computer science and applied health science. Students graduate with both a diploma and degree in just four years. A unique offering at Georgian is the diploma in Anishinaabemowin language, focused on training students to provide language programs for Indigenous communities and organizations.
The brand new Advanced Technology, Innovation and Research Centre at its Barrie campus to support hands-on learning in programs such as electrical engineering and environmental sustainability.
|Size of school||Tuition (degree)||Tuition (diploma)||Tuition (certificate)||Tuition (post-grad)||Residence offerings|
|Large (10,000 full-time students or more)||$7,655-$8,527||$3,804-$24,798||$2,209-$13,367||$3,834-$14,830||Yes|
• Marine Engineering Technology: A co-op program created in conjunction with Transport Canada and members of the Great Lakes shipping industry. Students acquire experience at sea as part of the course.
• Golf Facilities Operation Management: With a 100 per cent placement rate for jobs, this is the country’s only degree-level education focused on golf and club management. Earning their bachelor of business administration, students enjoy education-based travel, paid work terms and co-op opportunities across Canada, the U.S., U.K. and Asia.
• Pre-health Sciences
• Electrical Engineering Technology
• Police Foundations
• Automotive Business