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Barrie Campus

The largest of Georgian’s seven campuses, the Barrie Campus is a community within a community—a welcoming and safe place to study, with all the amenities.

Situated in a four-season playground, you’re only a quick trip away from one of the world’s longest freshwater beaches, multiple ski and snow resorts, beautiful lakes, provincial parks and forest trails. Enjoy getting your education in an area many people come to for their holidays.

Get your diploma or degree in Barrie

At Georgian, you’ll have a transformative experience, one that connects you to the skills you need, the people who inspire you, the mindset to succeed, and the confidence to thrive. Browse our academic areas below or take the Career Match quiz to find the path that’s best for you.

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Automotive Business

In your world, they’re not just cars, they’re your life. And they’re about to become your career. Gain automotive industry experience and build your network.

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Business and Management

With relevant courses, work experience and applied learning projects, our programs will help you hit the ground running when you graduate.

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Community Safety

Benefit from a rich curriculum in a variety of disciplines that focus on helping you make a positive impact in the community.

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Computer Studies

Learn hands-on in our classrooms and state-of-the-art labs from experienced IT professionals to prepare for a career in information technology.

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Degrees

The distinction between the roles of colleges and universities is not as clear as it once was. Today we live in a society where applied skills and theoretical knowledge must be integrated. Employers are looking for doers, thinkers, creators and leaders—all in one person.

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Design and Visual Arts

Find your niche in the world of art and design, or get on the fast-track to a career with specialized training across a broad spectrum of subject areas.

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Engineering and Environmental Technologies

Get hands-on experience and technical knowledge. Our programs include co-op semesters – paid internships and more – to give you an edge in the job market.

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Graduate certificates

Have a degree or a diploma? Not sure how to turn your credential into a career? Georgian’s one-year graduate certificates can help fast-track you into the workplace in just nine to 12 months.

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Health, Wellness and Sciences

Gain valuable hands-on experience in public health-care clinics, simulation labs and during clinical and field placements with potential employers before you graduate.

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Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

Through hands-on learning, exciting field trips, industry-experienced faculty and many work experience opportunities, our programs help you master your skills and prepare for a fast-paced career.

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Human Services

Turn your passion for working with people into a career that makes a real difference in society. Learn from experts and leaders in the field. Start your career upon graduation or explore our pathways and partnerships to continue your education.

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Indigenous Studies

Our programs include a blend of contemporary and traditional teaching methods with Indigenous cultural values and perspectives embedded in the curriculum.

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Lakehead Georgian

Experience the best of both worlds with the ability to get your degree and diploma in just four years.

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Liberal Arts

Gain the knowledge, skills and credentials you need to continue on to a diploma, degree, certificate or job.

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Skilled Trades

There is a shortage of skilled trades workers in Canada, so if you like working with your hands, this is a great time to start.

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Not sure what career is right for you?

Use our career assessment tool to help you find the best program for your personality type.

Continuing education in Barrie

Take a single course, or work towards a diploma, certificate or degree—all at a pace that’s right for you. Part-time courses are offered at night or on weekends, or you can opt for online learning.

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Looking for credit?

Select from a range of programs, register class-by-class and study on your time. Georgian offers degrees, certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and graduate certificates.

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Professional development

Looking to advance your career, meet an industry requirement or learn a new skill? We offer a variety of evening and weekend courses to support your ongoing growth.

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Study online

Take a course or program online instead as an alternative to in-class. Online courses for a range of subjects are available to part-time and full-time students through OntarioLearn.

Campus features

The Barrie Campus has many features, services and activities to enhance your college experience.

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Services and supports

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Labs and learning spaces

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Things to do on campus

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About Barrie and Simcoe County

Located in Simcoe County, Barrie is known for its friendly residences and four-season lifestyle. With a gorgeous waterfront on Kempenfelt Bay, nearby trails and ski hills, several shopping malls, a vast assortment of restaurants and great nightlife, there’s plenty to do when you’re not studying.

Simcoe County is located less than an hour north of Toronto and is a four-season destination, filled with unique experiences for everyone.

Amenities

  • Hospital: Royal Victoria Health Centre
  • Groceries: About 15 major grocery stores across the city, year-round farmers’ market
  • Shopping: Three malls, several shopping plazas and a variety of independent retailers
  • Beaches, parks, trails and nearby ski hills
  • Arenas, sports fields, OHL hockey and IBL baseball teams, fitness centres
  • Theatres, concert venues, art galleries
  • Huronia Symphony, vibrant downtown, museum, shopping, breweries, clubs and restaurants
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Partnership opportunities

Developing a partnership with Georgian College will benefit you, your employees and organization, while making a difference in the lives of students.

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Access talent

  • Build your workforce with students or graduates
  • Strengthen the skills of future employees
  • Connect with university and college-level educated students
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Build and grow your business

  • Pursue innovation opportunities
  • Increase the skills of your workforce
  • Stay up-to-date on advancements in the field
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Invest in innovation

  • Tailored partnerships
  • Strategic philanthropy
  • Exclusive sponsorships
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Use Georgian services

  • Host a conference or event
  • Access our affordable Health and Wellness Clinics
  • Use our fitness centres

Facilities rental in Barrie

Our Barrie Campus offers a variety of meeting and event facilities year-round. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering for 10 or a 1,000-person conference, dedicated and certified onsite staff will help ensure the success of your event.

Why rent facilities from Georgian?

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Contact us

Get in touch with the Barrie Campus

One Georgian Dr.
Barrie, ON
L4M 3X9
barrie@georgiancollege.ca
705.728.1968

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