George Brown College - Graduate Programs

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A POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION CAN OPEN THE DOOR TO OPPORTUNITY. A postgraduate program can take you through that door. Whether your aspirations lie in the world of business, in the realm of technology, or in the halls of health care, George Brown College postgraduate programs can prepare you for a specialized career path. Our programs combine theory with practical experience in your specialty area. Our faculty members have years of experience and strong links to their professions. And our connections with industry, community and government ensure that our programs remain current and relevant. A George Brown education brings with it a reputation that we’ve earned through 40 years of serving the needs of Toronto, Canada’s largest urban centre. It’s a reputation for excellence. A reputation for innovation. And a reputation among coveted employers for preparing graduates who have the knowledge and skills they need for success in the workplace. That’s why more and more university and college graduates are coming to us to build on the foundation of their degree or diploma. And that’s why so many employers come to us when they are looking for the candidate that “has it all.”

Areas of Expertise

George Brown offers postgraduate studies in the following program areas: Arts & Design, Business, Community Services & Early Childhood, Construction & Engineering Technologies, Health Sciences, Hospitality & Culinary Arts, International & Immigrant Education.

Off Campus Housing

George Brown College does not have a residence, however, it does offer its own College Housing Service listings at St. James and Casa Loma campuses with a membership fee of $5.00 for access to the listings. GBC's housing office lists between 1,000 and 2,000 available accommodations. Toronto has a wide variety of accommodations in many interesting neighbourhoods including houses, apartments, townhouses, boarding situations, and sublet and shared accommodations. The listing is updated daily. For more information, contact the Housing Office at (416) 415-5000, ext. 2101.

Special Services

George Brown College is committed to providing equal access to education for students with disabilities. The Disability Services Office serves over 1,000 clients yearly. Staff are trained to provide assistance and arrange accommodations that may be required because of a physical, emotional, or learning disability.

International Involvement

For international students who do not have a TOEFL score of 550, but still want to enrol in a full-time post-secondary program, George Brown has designed an ESL program which, upon successful completion of its final academic level, is deemed equivalent to a 550 score. Therefore, a conditional letter of acceptance into post-secondary programs can be issued for students enrolled in our ESL program. George Brown College is involved in the coordination of programs and opportunities for students and teachers from around the globe, as well as for educational and industry officials from every continent. Some activities include study tours, teaching exchanges, and training in areas such as Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). Other programs are technology and computer training, technical upgrading and teaching methods, management studies, and hospitality and tourism training. Many contracts and projects are carried out in cooperation with international development agencies, ministries of education, tourism boards, state industries, or non-governmental organizations. George Brown College has worked with clients from many countries including Afghanistan, Bermuda, Barbados, Belize, Bosnia-Herzegovina, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Libya, Malaysia, Montserrat, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines, Poland, Singapore, the South Pacific, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Campus Tour

For details, call (416) 415-5000 or 1-800-265-2002, ext. 2896.


George Brown College provides a number of services including health services, counselling, Career Development Centre, employment centres, career assessment and testing, housing, special needs, and services for the deaf and hard of hearing. Other services include an Aboriginal programs unit, peer tutoring, student orientation events, student councils, course information, bookstores, public transit, library service, childcare, food services, Learning Resource Centre, Open Access Computer Learning Centres (OACLC), recreation and athletics facilities, a student run newspaper, and student clubs. George Brown College has policies and/or committees in the areas of special needs, discrimination and harassment, the environment, employment equity, and women's safety. The Student Life Office coordinates programs and activities to enhance the quality of student life, to encourage and expand student involvement with the campus community, to aid students in their transition to college, and to integrate students into the life of the college. The Student Life Office works with the Student Association and other student leaders to ensure that all students have opportunities to become involved in college life. Students and staff alike are encouraged to become involved in issues and programs that both educate and entertain, as well as foster understanding and cooperation among the college's diverse student body. The Student Association provides services such as a student health plan, legal advisor, clubs, radio station, student newspaper, retail store, and pub.

Modified on July 24, 2018

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