Choose your path

Fanshawe is here to help you achieve your career goals. Discover your pathway options to a career and learn about the types of college programs we offer, including certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas, degrees, graduate certificates and apprenticeships.

Download the pathway chart to explore your options! You can also take our Pathfinder Quiz to find out which programs are best suited to your interests.

200+ college program options

Fanshawe offers many Ontario College credentials on a full or part-time basis, most available with 100% online courses!

 

Certificates

Certificates

  • Explore interests, learn foundational skills and clarify career goals;
  • Upon graduating, pursue further post-secondary studies or start your career;
  • Less than one year, full time.

 

Diplomas and advanced diplomas

Diplomas and advanced diplomas

  • Develop both applied and soft skills to work in a technical or managerial role;
  • Upon graduating, pursue a specialized degree or graduate certificate or start your career;
  • Tip: Grads may qualify for entry to an advanced year of a degree program at Fanshawe or other institutions;
  • Two to three years, full time.

 

Degrees

Degrees

  • Combine theoretical knowledge with experiential learning to work in higher level management roles;
  • Upon graduating, pursue a master’s degree, start your career or gain advanced entry into a honours/specialist program;
  • Four years, full time.

 

Graduate certificates

Graduate certificates

  • Build on existing post-secondary education, previous work experience or develop new highly career-focused skills;
  • Upon graduating, pursue a career in specialized roles or further your post-secondary studies;
  • Less than one year, full time.

 

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

  • Develop skills and knowledge to work in a trade or occupation;
  • Upon graduating, pursue further trade-specific qualifications and certifications;
  • Up to five years depending on the trade or occupation.

Don't have a high school diploma? Missing courses for admission?

Upgrade your education with grade 12 equivalency options for college, apprenticeship or employment.