Georgian College of Applied Arts & Technology

Georgian College of Applied Arts & Technology

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Program Overview

Georgian College (Georgian) has one of the best track records for co-op placements in Ontario and most students find this to be a great way to fast track their career plans.

Graduates from Georgian programs are prepared for successful careers in accounting, human resources, advertising, marketing, general business, international business, office administration, aviation, and automotive or a combination of more than one area. Positions range from management trainee to division or general manager; area sales to sales management; personnel officer to personnel manager are just a few of the career routes traveled by Business, Automotive, and Aviation graduates.


Georgian scored above the Ontario college average in all categories in the 2009/2010 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) survey. Among the highlights, 87.1 percent of Georgian graduates in the labour force found work within six months of graduating
Georgian results on the KPI survey exceeded the provincial college average in all four main categories: employer, graduate and student satisfaction and graduate employment
Georgian’s University Partnership Centre (UPC), the only centre of its kind in the country, provides access to college and university degrees and post-graduate studies
Georgian has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2010

Institute Accreditation

Provincial Accreditation

Colleges in Canada Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Specialized Program(s) Accreditation

Canadian Automotive Institute
Canadian General Accountants
Canadian Institute of Marketing
Canadian Institute of Management

Credentials Offered (Undergraduate Only)

Colleges in Canada Bachelor Degree
Colleges in Canada Diploma
Colleges in Canada Certificate

Fields of Study

Business Administration
Colleges in Canada Accounting & Taxation
Colleges in Canada Business Administration & General Management
Colleges in Canada International Management
Colleges in Canada Logistics Management
Colleges in Canada Market Research
Colleges in Canada Marketing Management
Colleges in Canada Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management
Applied Business Technology
Colleges in Canada Accounting
Colleges in Canada Advertising
Colleges in Canada Automotive & Aviation
Colleges in Canada General Office Administration
Colleges in Canada Human Resources Management
Colleges in Canada International Management
Colleges in Canada Legal Administration
Colleges in Canada Logistics Management
Colleges in Canada Marketing Management
Colleges in Canada Medical Office Administration
Colleges in Canada Payroll Administration

Program Options

Colleges in Canada Co-op Education

Buildings & Facilities

Georgian College has three main campuses, all of which offer a fitness facility, resource centres, and a range of eateries.

The Barrie Campus is the largest of the main campuses. It offers a range of facilities for students, including a 525-bed residence; an expanded Student and Athletic Centre complete with two tournament-sized gyms, a huge fitness centre, café, lounge, and outdoor patio; and modern learning facilities at the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning.

The Orillia Campus is situated in a small woodland setting at the south end of Orillia, and offers students a number of facilities including a 150-seat theatre, gym, fitness facility and pub.

The Owen Sound Campus offers a number of programs, and is the smallest of the three main campuses. The campus has library facilities, eateries, campus pubs, and organized events throughout the year.

Georgian also has four regional campuses (Collingwood, Muskoka, Midland and Orangeville).

Admissions & Tuition

Application Deadline    
Notification of Acceptance
Advanced Acceptance (Fall): 
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Winter Semester: 
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Faculty/Department Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
Estimated Total Cost of Program (C$): 6,388 - 12,776

Georgian College of Applied Arts & Technology
1 Georgian Drive
Barrie, Ontario L4M 3X9
Phone:  1-705-728-1968
Fax: 1-705-722-5160

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Program Profile
Canadian Schools Name of Credential Awarded: Certificate/Diploma/Bachelor Degree
Canadian Schools Length of Program: < 4 Yrs
Canadian Schools Direct Entry: Yes

Program Quick Stats
Canadian Schools Faculty/Department Name: Business/Automotive/Aviation
Canadian Schools # Fields of Study/Concentrations: 18
Canadian Schools Opportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes
Canadian Schools % Graduates Employed Within 3 Months of Graduation: 87

Institute Overview
Canadian Schools Institute Name: Georgian College of Applied Arts & Technology
Canadian Schools Institute Type: Community College
Canadian Schools Public or Private: Public
Canadian Schools Year Founded: 1967
Canadian Schools # Faculties: 14
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Students: 10,000
Canadian Schools # Part-Time Students: 28,000
Canadian Schools Campus Setting: Suburban
Canadian Schools On-Campus Residence/Dormitories: Yes
Canadian Schools Nearest City: Barrie
Canadian Schools City Population: 128,430
Canadian Schools Cost of Living: Medium
Canadian Schools Climate Range: -15°C to 26°C