Full-time programs at Durham College

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PLEASE NOTE: Durham College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure program quality and relevancy. As such, the college reserves the right to modify or cancel any course, program, fee, procedure, timetable or campus location at any time.

Paralegal
This program is accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada, 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 knowledge […]
Paralegal (graduate certificate)
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 Upper Canada and meets the rigorous competencies set for paralegals by the society. This program will prepare you for the paralegal licensing […]
Paramedic-Program-02
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 are experts at walking into the unknown and doing [...]
Paramedic – Advanced Care (hybrid delivery graduate certificate)
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. Through a flexible delivery model, you will obtain […]
Personal Support Worker
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
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 (compressed fast-track)
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 […]
Digital Photography
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 program
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 [...]
Power Engineering Technician
Upon graduation you will be knowledgeable in energy conversion and have access to worldwide power engineering opportunities including overseeing and maintaining equipment involved in the process of heat generation and utilization. You will be introduced to all aspects of power plant operation […]
Practical Nursing
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, planning, implementing [...]
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The Practical Nursing for Internationally Educated Nurses program at Durham College (DC) 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 an Ontario, Canada environment.

Successful graduates, who become registered [...]

Practical Nursing, Practical Nursing – Flex Program (weekend delivery)
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 [...]
nursing preparation, Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
The Nursing Preparation UOIT Transfer option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies in the [...]
General Arts and Science (one-year), Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas
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 [...]
Distance and online education, health preparation, Pre-Health (online option), Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas (online option)
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 1
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
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 security guard licence [...]
Public Relations
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 they do it. You will develop your writing [...]
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