Ever thought of advocating for victims of crime? Interested in drug discovery or being a curator at a museum?


This fall, many new post-secondary programs will be offering innovative programs that tap into growing job markets such as the environment or health and wellness. Here is a sample of what’s on tap. For more information, visit the schools’ websites.

• Victimology: An eight-month program teaching skills to assist victims of crime (Durham College).


• Pharmacy Technician and Esthetician are new programs in Georgian’s new Centre for Health and Wellness (Georgian College).


• Financial Services-Client Services: Students in the two-year program will also complete the Canadian Investment Funds Course to qualify for registration for a mutual funds license (Seneca College).

• Early Childhood Leadership, Photography and Music Theatre Performance Bachelor of Applied Arts degree programs (Sheridan College).

• Robotics and Cultural and Heritage Site Management (Centennial College).

• Executive Masters in Technology Management: A one-year weekend program aimed at top-level executives with technical backgrounds (Wilfrid Laurier University).

• Major in Museum and Curatorial Studies or a new collaborative degree/diploma between Western and Fanshaw College in Music Recording Arts (University of Western Ontario).

• Bachelor of Applied Science in Nuclear Power: Students with appropriate college credit can apply for advanced standing (University of Ontario Institute of Technology).

• PhD in Molecular Science: This innovative four-year program is a research-intensive, interdisciplinary graduate program. Computer Science and Biomedical Physics are also new PhD programs (Ryerson University).

• Bachelor of Journalism, Child and Youth Care and Canadian Master Chef (CMC) certification (Humber College).

• Engineering Business: Undergraduates acquire concepts and language to be effective in business (University of Toronto).

• Bachelor of Science in Environmental Biology: Explores conservation biology and biodiversity loss in connection with health, sustainability and public policy (York University).

• Medicinal Chemistry: Focuses on the science of drug discovery (University of Waterloo).

• MA in Social Data Analysis: A one-year inter-disciplinary program (University of Windsor).