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Decision-making made easy! This tool gives you a breakdown of individual programs offered at George Brown College and how they differ from other programs you’re interested in. Use this tool to select up to 10 programs to compare, helping you make the right choice for the career you want.

1. Under Program Comparison, click Add a New Program

2. Search for one of the programs you’re interested in (either alphabetically, by interest or by job)

3. Click on the title of the program in the menu

4. Click Add to Comparison

5. Continue searching for programs using steps 2-4

6. When you’re done, clicking Program Comparison will give you a preview of the programs and the option to delete, add or clear all

7. Open Program Compare for more details and an easy-to-read comparison of the programs you’ve selected

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Why George Brown


Deciding where to pursue your certificate, diploma or degree is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. George Brown College helps you develop a great combination of technical skills needed to get the job done, and people skills, to ensure you can successfully communicate and connect with future clients and colleagues.

Here are some of the key benefits of studying at George Brown:

Get the skill-set that will get you the job

George Brown works closely with our many industry partners to ensure our programs are evolving to meet the needs of both students and employers.

  • Technical skills: our modern learning environments, state-of-the-art technology, field education opportunities and experienced faculty help you develop and hone the techniques and practices needed to do the job.

  • People skills: team work, work ethic, initiative, communication and customer service—they’re attributes employers tell us they look for. We help you strengthen your skills in these areas both in class and in real-world settings by working alongside industry professionals in field education or applied research opportunities.

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Instructors with industry experience

Our faculty help sharpen technical skills and also develop the important people skills  students need to succeed in the workplace. Many of our faculty have industry experience and pass that real-world knowledge on to their students.

Hands-on learning

  • George Brown takes prides in its modern learning facilities, equipped with state-of-art technology that simulates what students will experience in the working world.

  • We offer many opportunities for students to develop their skills in real-world settings. In 2013/2014, 80 per cent of our qualifying programs offered field education. We plan to make it 100 per cent by 2020.

  • Applied research is also a key priority and George Brown provides opportunities in which students work alongside industry partners to develop and test new products and practices.

Number one rated graduates*

George Brown is seen by employers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) as the college that produces graduates with the skills they value most, including productivity, customer service and teamwork.

Flexible learning

We have a wide range of diploma, degreeapprenticeship and certificate programs to fit your needs. Whether you’re starting your post-secondary education, changing jobs or enhancing your education with post-graduate studies, we have a variety of programs for you to choose from. We provide full-time and part-time programs, continuing education and distance learning. We also offer start dates in the fall, winter and spring so we can accommodate your schedule.

George Brown College by the Numbers 2013/2014**



Programs Offered

  • 25,888 Full-time
  • 3,279 Part-time
  • 3,553 International
  • 62,840 Continuing Education Registrants


  • 142 Full-Time Programs
  • 35 Diploma
  • 31 Advanced Diploma
  • 28 Graduate Certificate
  • 27 Certificate
  • 10 Apprentice
  • 6 Degree
  • 5 Pre-college
  • 193 Continuing Education Certificates/Designations

For a more detailed breakdown of student, staff and program data visit our Fast Facts page.


*Number one-rated graduates: Northstar Research, GBC Employer Tracking Research, February 2011.

**George Brown College by the numbers: George Brown College Institutional Research & Planning. Department of Human Resources. All data shown refer to 2013/2014 fiscal year.

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