Durham College officially opened for studies on September 18, 1967 in 16 portable classrooms, employing a staff of 14, and serving 205 students. The first academic calendar offered courses in applied arts, business and technology.
An unwavering commitment to student success, high-quality programs led by exceptional professors with real-world experience, graduates who’ve gone on to outstanding career success and a treasured relationship with the community.
Durham College’s Oshawa and Whitby campuses are located in a safe and secure setting that offers the best of country and city living. Our Oshawa and Whitby campuses are, easily accessible by public transit, serviced by Durham Region Transit as well as GO Transit buses. As part of your student fees, you will receive a Universal Transit Pass (U-Pass), valid during the academic year.
There are many different available on campus including Tim Hortons, Extreme Pita and the Marketplace Cafeteria, and – a new teaching-inspired restaurant located inside the Centre for Food at Durham College’s campus.
Durham College offers a wide variety of programs starting in May; for the most up-to-date program status please visit
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
This one-year Ontario college certificate program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada. It provides access to academic studies, clinical experience and current radiography techniques. You will finish the program by
The Dental Hygiene program integrates academic studies and clinical practice to prepare you to practise with the client and the community, providing collaborative health care in a variety of settings. The dental hygiene process of care is foundational to the clinical experience, emphasizing the acquisition of
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
The Health Preparation option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a health sciences career. This option
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
The three-semester Law Clerk Advanced program will provide you with extensive training in the theory and practise of law as well as the advanced computer training required to give you the edge to launch an exciting
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.
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
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
- Most one-year certificate programs (6.0, no band score less than 5.5)
- Most two-year diploma programs (6.5, no band score less than 6.0)
The full-time fees for the 2016-2017 academic year is:-
$12,622.41 per academic year (two semesters) for most programs.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS:-
Students do not need to directly apply for a scholarship. Durham College staff will assess each student based on the English scores and notify successful recipients via email.
- Award up to C$500 for Grade 12 English final of 75 per cent and Academic IELTS 7.0
- Award up to C$1000 for Grade 12 English final of 80 per cent and Academic IELTS 7.5
Submit all your Educational documents with Passport and Resume to process your application TO