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Certificate, Diploma or Degree? Which one?
Certificate A certificate is granted by an approved college after the completion of a 1 year (2 semesters) program Must be approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) Usually certificates are in addition to a diploma E.g. insurance, law clerks, maintenance, medical, payroll management, property management, aesthetics
What is a College Diploma? Granted by the MTCU after 2 years (4 semesters) of study Advanced Diplomas are a three year program at a college
What is an Applied Degree? Usually through a college Types:Bachelor of Applied Arts, Bachelor of Applied Business and Bachelor of Applied Technology E.g Fields of study are: Early Childhood Leadership, Construction Science, Hospitality Operations, Financial Services, Nursing “Must have college admission standards” “Not duplicate a university program” (no research emphasis) “Standards same as universities – more breadth, depth of learning, strong outcome standards” (greater rigour than diploma) Taken from http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/document/discussi/degree/degree-consult.html
What is a Degree? Four, five or six year academic programs conferred by a university after a course of study. Emphasis is on theory and research Most common are Bachelor, Honours Bachelor and Master degree E.g. Arts, Fine Arts, Business, Science
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