Durham College

At Durham College, students are encouraged to participate in student life activities including housing options, sports and recreational activities, shopping, transportation, parking, health and medical facilities, campus safety, and a wide variety of food options.

  • Average Tuition CAD 12,539
  • Students 30,000
  • Total Cost CAD 24,100

School Description

The college established partnerships with York and Trent universities, that first brought university courses to the Durham College Oshawa campus, and then with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) opened in 2003. Durham and UOIT have established a post-secondary partnership, sharing a campus, some facilities and selected services, while making it easier than ever before for students to pursue both a diploma and a degree.

Bachelor Programs

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    911 Emergency and Call Centre Communications

    A program that prepares registered nurses to promote health and provide preventive and curative nursing services for groups or communities under the supervision of a public health agency. Includes instruction in community and rural health, family therapy and intervention, disease prevention, health education, and community health assessment.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Accounting - Business

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Accounting - Business Administration

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Accounting and Payroll

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Advertising and Marketing Communications

    A program that focuses on the creation, execution, transmission, and evaluation of commercial messages in various media intended to promote and sell products, services, and brands; and that prepares individuals to function as advertising assistants, technicians, and managers. Includes instruction in advertising theory, marketing strategy, advertising design and production methods, campaign methods and techniques, media management, related principles of business management, and applicable technical and equipment skills.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Animal Care

    An integrated program of study in one or more of the veterinary medical or clinical sciences or a program undifferentiated as to title.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Animation- Digital/Animation - Digital Production

    A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the use of computerized digital images as the primary medium of expression in the visual and performing arts, and that may prepare individuals for a wide variety of careers using new media, including graphic design, digital animation, motion graphics, 3D visualization, game and interactive media design, music and sound design, video production, web design, photography, and other fields.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Architectural Technician

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of materials, systems, and methods used to construct and equip buildings intended for human habitation or other purposes.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Architectural Technology

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of materials, systems, and methods used to construct and equip buildings intended for human habitation or other purposes.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Biomedical Engineering Technology

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biomedical and health systems and products such as integrated biomedical systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery systems.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Biotechnology - Advanced

    A program that focuses on the application of computer-based technologies and services to biological, biomedical, and biotechnology research. Includes instruction in algorithms, network architecture, principles of software design, human interface design, usability studies, search strategies, database management and data mining, digital image processing, computer graphics and animation, CAD, computer programming, and applications to experimental design and analysis and to specific quantitative, modeling, and analytical studies in the various biological specializations.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Broadcasting - Radio and Contemporary Media

    A program that focuses on the development, use, critical evaluation, and regulation of new electronic communication technologies using computer applications; and that prepares individuals to function as developers and managers of digital communications media. Includes instruction in computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; the study of human interaction with, and use of, digital media; and emerging trends and issues.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Building Construction Technician

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific, mathematical, and management principles to the planning, design, and building of facilities and structures. Includes instruction in civil engineering, structural principles, site analysis, computer-assisted design, geology, evaluation and testing, materials, contracting, project management, graphic communications, and applicable laws and regulations.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Business Fundamentals

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Chemical Engineering Technology

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Chemical Labratory Technician

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Child and Youth Care

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Community Integration through Cooperative Education

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Computer Programmer

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Computer Programmer Analyst

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Computer Systems Technician

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Computer Systems Technology

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Construction Carpentry - Sustainable

    A program that prepares individuals to manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from concept development through project completion on timely and economic bases. Includes instruction in commercial, residential, mechanical, highway/heavy civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, and specialty construction; facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Contemporary Web design

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Court Support Services

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals for the legal profession, for related support professions and professional legal research, and focus on the study of legal issues in non-professional programs.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Crane Operation, Rigging and Construction Techniques

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, and energy. Includes instruction in applied mathematics, physical sciences, the social sciences, engineering analysis, systems design, computer applications, and forecasting and evaluation methodology.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Culinary Management

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Culinary Skills

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Dental Assisting

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Dental Hygiene

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Dental Reception and Administration

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

    Developmental Services Worker

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

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    Established in 1967

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    The college offers a wide range of programs in a number of different disciplines including business, information technology, media, art, design, general arts, science, skilled trades, justice, emergency services, health and engineering technology.

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          • 2012-2015, College Certificate

            Continuing EducationThe staff and professors are really helpful at Durham College. Continuing Education also provides variety of accreditations for those who need extra education to enhance their knowledge or change their career, while raising family etc.. Additionally, I always found courses interesting and I have learned something new even in basic / beginner level courses.

          • 2012-2013, 911 Emergency & Call Centre Communications Diploma Graduate

            Durham College is the way to goDurham College was one of the best experiences of my life.The teachers and staff all create such a wonderful vibe while you get an education. I recommend Durham College to everyone for many reasons but the most clear are reflected through caring as much as we do about our education.

          • 1982-1985, Human Resources

            CAREER CHOICESIt's been a long time since I went to Durham College but the information and teachers were amazing. I truly enjoyed my experience. One day I hope to go back again part time. Not for a career but just cause I enjoy learning.