Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology
Number of Students
Approximately 33,000 (Over 80% are part-time students).
The Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology offers a broad range of academic and career-oriented studies including bachelor degrees, certificates, diplomas, and post-graduate and university transfer programs in Aboriginal Studies, Business, Computer Studies, Design and Visual Arts, Engineering and Technology, Health Studies, Hospitality and Tourism, Skilled Trades and Apprenticeships, Social Sciences and Humanities, Transportation, and University and Advanced Studies. The College has 5 bachelor degree opportunities including 3 applied degrees in Automotive Management, Police Studies, and Social Work. Moreover, the College maintains bachelor degree options in Arts, in association with Laurentian University, and Nursing, offered in collaboration with York University. The College also offers co-operative education and 8 apprenticeship and skilled trades training opportunities. Students with a relevant college diploma or university degree may pursue post-graduate studies in Addictions: Treatment and Prevention, Club and Resort Management, Cyberspace Security, Early Childhood Education - Resource Teacher, Fundraising and Resource Development, Goldsmithing and Silversmithing, Network Routing Technology, Research Analyst, and Web Design and Production.
In 2004 the Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario ranked first in the province in employer satisfaction with 96% of employers who hired graduates from the College reported to be pleased with the outcome. The College, in association with Laurentian University, operates the Canadian Institute for International Studies in Chandigarh, India. Georgian College is seen by its peers as an innovative post-secondary institution as it was the first college in Ontario to found a collaborative undergraduate degree in Nursing.