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Dawson College offers 25 pre-university programs designed to prepare students for university studies in Creative Arts, Literature and Languages, Science, Social Science, and Special Areas of Study and 21 career/technical programs in Business Administration, Computer Science, Design, Health and Medicine, Laboratory Technologies, Media and Publishing, Photography, Professional Theatre, Nursing, Photography, Social Services, and Radiological Technologies. Through its Continuing Education division, the College provides for-credit and non-credit professional training and preparation programs and 2 pre-university programs in Science and Social Science.
Located in downtown Montreal, Dawson College is the first English language college in Quebec's "Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel" (CEGEP). The College is named after Sir William Dawson, the principal of McGill University from 1855-1893 who helped to establish the academic and material foundations of the University.