Graduate programs

Graduate certificate programs

Further your studies and expand your knowledge

Designed for students with previous education and/or work experience, our graduate certificate programs are shaped by market needs and delivered by exceptional teachers with real-world experience.

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Addictions and Mental Health (graduate certificate)
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 […]
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The Advanced Baking and Pastry Arts graduate certificate program is designed for individuals with previous formal education credentials, and equips them with new skills to allow them to succeed in a broader range of employment opportunities in the culinary industry.
Advanced Filmmaking
The Advanced Filmmaking graduate certificate program builds upon previously learned skills by providing opportunities to explore various advanced skills in film and video production leading to employment and/or entrepreneurship in the film and television industries.
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This program is designed for individuals with previous education or work experience (please see the entrance requirements section of this page for further detail). Aimed at college and university graduates, it will teach you the specialized knowledge and skills required to […]
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Designed for students with previous education and/or experience in advertising and marketing communications, this program will broaden understanding of integrated campaigns, while teaching new skills in the strategic planning, content creation, research, design, and implementation of digital programs.
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Communicative disorders assistants (CDAs) provide speech and language therapy to children and adults in addition to carrying out speech, language and hearing screenings including screenings for infants. This program, recognized by the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada, will enable you to obtain the […]
Critical Care Nursing (e-learning) (graduate certificate)
This program is designed for students with previous education. Designed for registered nurses (RNs), it consists of an introductory course to e-learning, five theoretical courses offered online via the Internet, a critical care simulation component held at Durham College or a partner site and hands-on preceptored experience in an intensive care unit (ICU). […]
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Event planning is a highly specialized field that requires a versatile set of skills including elements of the hospitality and tourism industry, business, public relations, social media and technology well as specialty fields such as [...]
Activation Coordination in Gerontology (graduate certificate)
The primary goal of activation professionals is to design and deliver meaningful therapeutic activity programs that enhance the quality of life of older persons. You will learn [...]
Human Resources Management (graduate certificate)
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
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 security concepts […]
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The Interactive Media Management graduate certificate program is designed for individuals with previous education credentials, and equips them with new skills to allow them to succeed in a broader range of employment opportunities in the interactive multimedia industry.
International Business Management (Graduate Certificate)
Advances in information and communications technologies are enabling increased global trade and production resulting in a demand for professionals uniquely trained in international business.
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The Investigative Journalism and Documentary Production graduate certificate program is designed for individuals with previous education credentials, and equips them with new skills to allow them to succeed in a broader range of employment opportunities within the media industry.
Mediation – Alternative Dispute Resolution (graduate certificate)
This program is approved by the ADR Institute of Ontario, Inc. (ADRIO) indicating that the program meets the educational criteria for graduates to gain membership in the institute should they wish to do so. (Note: Graduates must complete the necessary application form and pay the appropriate fee directly to ADRIO to […]
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This program is designed for individuals with work experience on the front- and back-end of web design; a web technologies-base; or a media-related diploma or degree. In just two semesters, it will show you how to use the Apple Mobile Operating System (iOS) and Android platform to deliver apps, websites and rich media. [...]
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 – 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 […]
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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 [...]
Sport Business Management (graduate certificate)
Aimed at college and university graduates, the Sport Business Management graduate certificate program is a fast-track to the sport industry. The sport industry is recognized as a distinct enterprise that requires specific skills, knowledge, attitudes and experience best obtained through the academic process achieved [...]
VFX and Digital Cinema (graduate certificate)
Designed for students who have relevant education and experience the VFX and Digital Cinema program will introduce you to the various techniques and technical processes used to create visual effects (VFX) for film and television. In-course projects will be used to create a finished portfolio including a demo reel.You will gain professional experience and knowledge [...]
Victimology (graduate certificate)
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, intimate partner abuse and sexual assault)[…]
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This program is designed for individuals with previous education or work experience (please see the entrance requirements section of this page for further details). With a balanced view of correction and treatment philosophies, it focuses on the growing area of youth crime and intervention programs in our communities [...]
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