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Explore our academic areas

Jumpstart your education, your career and your future at Georgian! 

Browse our academic areas below to get started. Explore diploma, degree, certificate and apprenticeship opportunities across a wide variety of disciplines.

Explore our academic areas

Not sure which academic area a program belongs to? Visit our full-time programs page and search for any of our programs that interest you.

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Automotive Business

For the driven. 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

Make your mark. 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

Answer your call to serve. 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

Code your way to your dream job. 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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Graduate job-ready. 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

Turn creativity into a career. 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. Enrol in one of our award-winning programs that include work placement and client experience.

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Engineering and Environmental Technologies

Use innovation to create the future. 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

Fast-track your career. 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

Create healthy communities. 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

Serve up your dream job. 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 passion into a dream career. Make 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

Enrich your spirit. 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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Liberal Arts

Get started on your academic journey. Gain the knowledge, skills and credentials you need to continue on to a diploma, degree, certificate or job.

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Marine Studies

Navigate your marine career. Life on a ship is like no other. We offer complete education and a full year of experience at sea.

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Skilled Trades

Build an in-demand career. 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.