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Plan for Success. Graduate and Professional Studies 2020-21 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION ARTS COMMUNITY SERVICES HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

Heston Business Analysis Graduate Certificate ‘18

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WELCOME TO MOHAWK

Future Ready. At Mohawk, you’ll fit in. You’ll find spaces to learn, friends to hang out with, activities to participate in and opportunities to thrive. Find your program of choice, then visit us to see for yourself. We can’t wait to meet you! VISIT OUR WEBSITE mohawkcollege.ca

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Our community............................................................................................................................. 2 Why Mohawk?............................................................................................................................... 5 Benefit from experiential learning............................................................................................. 10 Admission.................................................................................................................................... 12

Graduate and Professional Studies programs Quick reference program chart................................................................................................. 11 Accessible Media Production.................................................................................. 18 Advanced Police Studies.................................................................................................. 18 Advanced Security Management..................................................................................... 18 Analytics for Business Decision Making....................................................................... 18 Autism and Behavioural Science....................................................................................... 19 Bachelor of Technology Partnership: Degree Completion Program............................. 20 Brain Disorders Management.......................................................................................... 20 Business Analysis............................................................................................................ 21 Communications Media Practices............................................................................... 21 Community and Social Services Management............................................................... 22 Concurrent Disorders........................................................................................................ 22 Creative Arts Business.................................................................................................. 22 Cyber Security Analytics................................................................................................ 22 Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography....................................................................................... 23 Diploma RPN to BScN Degree......................................................................................... 23 Early Childhood Education (Intensive)............................................................................ 24 Educational Support (Intensive)....................................................................................... 24 Expressive Arts.................................................................................................................. 24 Global Business Management.......................................................................................... 25 Global Business Management – Family Enterprise......................................................... 25 Human Resources Management....................................................................................... 26 International Business Management................................................................................ 26 NEW Learning Disabilities Specialist............................................................................... 26 Mental Health and Disability Management.................................................................... 27 Multimedia Storytelling.................................................................................................... 27 Public Relations............................................................................................................. 28 Recreation Therapy (Intensive).......................................................................................... 28 Social Service Worker (Intensive)..................................................................................... 28 Supply Chain Management............................................................................................... 29 Virtual Reality Multimedia Production..................................................................... 29

Business

Communication Arts

Community Services

Health

Technology

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OUR COMMUNITY

Our community When it comes to the Mohawk experience, success is not only defined by the grades you earn—we want you to be a fully engaged member of our tight-knit community, too.

We

our students!

As a Mohawk student, you'll have access to on-campus services and supports that will help you get the most out of your education and prepare you for your future career.

32,000+ students

4,200+

international students from 70+ countries

88.4%

of our grads are working within 6 months of graduating*

120,000+ alumni members

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#1

full-service campuses

Among Canada’s top 50 research colleges, Mohawk ranks first in both industry research income and research intensity**

volunteer opportunities each year

300+

*2018-19 KPI Graduate Satisfaction and Outcomes and Employer Satisfaction Survey. Read more at mohawkcollege.ca/kpi. **Learn more at mohawknewsdesk.ca/infosource-most-research-intensive-college.

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OUR CITY

Our city Explore Hamilton, home of Mohawk’s three campuses and over 47,000 of our proud alumni. Get to know our vibrant downtown packed with art galleries, independent shops, and a diverse restaurant scene.

1 hour to downtown Toronto, the US border in Niagara Falls, Port Dover beach and KitchenerWaterloo.

49 km of trails and 153 km of cycling lanes. Get around the city with one of 750 bikes from Hamilton Bike Share.

The Tiger-Cats 3,480 acres of city parkland at 394 locations.

are Hamilton’s Canadian Football League team.

100+ waterfalls making Hamilton the Waterfall Capital of the World!

60 independent coffee shops and home to the first Tim Hortons!

61 art galleries and a monthly Art Crawl on James Street North.

100s of restaurants and 7 craft breweries (and one cidery) to discover on the weekend.

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WHY MOHAWK?

Why Mohawk? We are transforming the way we deliver educational experience. We’ve redefined the meaning of campus—to meet our students’ educational needs and increase collaboration with our partners. We’ve honed our expertise in the technologies shaping the world—augmented and virtual reality, biotechnology, digital health and cybersecurity to name a few. We set the standard for applied learning—the most effective way to equip students for their complex digital futures. We’re committed to supporting lifelong learning—to ensure our grads’ skills remain relevant.

Photo left: Students examine solar panels on the roof of The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation at Fennell Campus.

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WHY MOHAWK?

We are inspiring students to be the sustainability leaders of tomorrow. We’re the first Ontario college to get a STARS® Gold Rating for sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Learning. Living. Leading.TM Our Sustainability team offers students over 35 programs and services each year that help promote a sustainable lifestyle. Photo above: Harvesting food from the Community Garden at Fennell Campus. Photo left: Rooftop solar panels at Fennell Campus.

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WHY MOHAWK?

We have forward-looking spaces that reflect our core values of excellence and innovation. The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation is a unique ‘teaching tool’, the largest net zero institutional building in Canada, with 96,000 square feet on seven levels with access for students on all. It exceeds LEED® Platinum standards and generates as much or more energy as it consumes annually. Opportunities for collaboration and innovation are built into the building’s design. Its multispace, interconnected configuration brings students, faculty, researchers and partners together in new ways, to encourage discussion and generate ideas. Photo above: The Digital Creativity Centre, located in The Joyce Centre, features a makerspace with 3D printers, laser machine, AR/VR and media studios as well as project rooms and space for collaboration. Photo right: Under the guidance of faculty, students receive hands-on training in the Mohawk Centre for Health Care Simulation at the Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster.

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We strive to ensure an inclusive environment for everyone. As an inclusive college, Mohawk benefits from the diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills and talents of our students, faculty, staff and administrators. We are focused on creating an environment that reflects all identities, where every student belongs, is welcomed and has a voice.

We are leaders in experiential learning. Mohawk programs offer a wide range of experiential learning activities that provide hands-on, practical experience that bolsters your job readiness and prepares you for a successful transition into your career. Learn more on page 10. mohawkcollege.ca/why-mohawk

Photo left: The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation at Mohawk’s Fennell Campus. Photo above: In partnership with the Global Autism Project, students from the Autism and Behavioural Science Graduate Certificate program travelled to Northern India to work with local teachers and support students with autism.

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L E A R N I N G AT M O H A W K

Benefit from experiential learning Mohawk provides hands-on experience you will use in the workplace and prepares you for a successful transition into your career. From simulation to placement, all graduate certificate programs include at least one form of experiential learning. Applied research

Field trips

Labs

Participate in research that uncovers new knowledge and solves real-world challenges with practical solutions.

Explore academic content outside the classroom through field trips or site visits.

Observe, test and apply course content using tools, equipment and resources.

Capstone project

Gain program-related experience in a workplace setting.

Solve a specific challenge by applying knowledge and skills acquired throughout a program of study.

Clinical/practicum Accumulate mandatory work hours required for professional licensing or certification.

Field placement

Industry or community project Work with a business or organization to explore and solve an identified challenge.

Performance-based learning Produce, or participate in, an artistic or musical performance or portfolio exhibit in front of an audience.

Simulation Experience an interactive and accurate representation of a real-life situation or process.

Experiential learning in action The Agency Students from a variety of programs—including the Public Relations graduate certificate program—develop real-world marketing and communications solutions for selected nonprofit organizations and start-up companies. Past clients include Hamilton Health Sciences, Kellogg’s and Ronald McDonald House. Learn more at mohawkcollege.ca/theagency.

Read more about how you’ll learn at mohawkcollege.ca/experientiallearning.

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L E A R N I N G AT M O H A W K

Students from the Brain Disorders Management and Mental Health & Disability Management graduate certificate programs created infographics to help make information more accessible.

Clockwise from above left: Students collaborate on an industry project at The Agency. Under the guidance of faculty, students apply skills using the latest equipment and technology in clinical spaces designed to simulate the experience of a hospital, long-term care facility and community clinic. Students participate in a lab environment and apply skills learned in the classroom. mohawkcollege.ca/gradstudies

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ADMISSION

5 steps to becoming a Mohawk student STEP 1:

PREPARE Explore Mohawk’s programs and check the admission requirements. Not sure which program to choose? Visit us— book a tour, attend Open House or an Information Session. For one-on-one help, visit our Discovery Centre—we will be happy to answer your questions. To learn more visit mohawkcollege.ca/discover.

STEP 3:

CONFIRM Receive your offer letter—congratulations! Confirm your program of choice at ontariocolleges.ca and watch for your Registration and Fee Guide.

STEP 5:

ARRIVE!

STEP 2:

APPLY Apply online at ontariocolleges.ca If you need help, our Discovery Coach can answer your questions. Pay special attention to the deadlines for competitive programs (indicated with C beside the program name)—those programs have more qualified applicants than there are spaces. You must apply for these programs before the “equal consideration date” to be considered on an equal basis with all other applicants.

STEP 4:

REGISTER Pay your tuition deposit to secure your spot. Once you’ve paid the balance of your fees, or made other financial arrangements, you’re ready to select your timetable to register.

Attend Day One Orientation and explore Mohawk’s services and ways to get involved.

International students: Visit mohawkcollege.ca/international for timelines and instructions.

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ADMISSION

Important dates and deadlines See all important dates and deadlines at mohawkcollege.ca/academicdates.

Applying for September

Applying for January

FEB

JUNE

EQUAL CONSIDERATION DATE

EQUAL CONSIDERATION DATE

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1

MAY

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MID-JULY

CONFIRM OFFER OF ADMISSION

CONFIRM OFFER OF ADMISSION

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15 TUITION DEPOSIT DUE FOR NEW STUDENTS

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TUITION DEPOSIT DUE FOR NEW STUDENTS

International students: Visit mohawkcollege.ca/international for timelines and instructions.

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QUICK REFERENCE PROGRAM CHART (1/3) START DATE

PROGRAM

CE

Accessible Media Production

Sep

OCGC

Advanced Police Studies

Sep

OCGC

Advanced Security Management

Sep

OCGC

Analytics for Business Decision Making

Sep

OCGC

Autism and Behavioural Science

Sep

OCGC

Bachelor of Technology Partnership: Degree Completion Program

Sep

DEG

Brain Disorders Management

Sep

OCGC

Business Analysis

Sep

OCGC

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Communications Media Practices

Sep

OCGC

Community and Social Services Management

Sep

OCGC

Concurrent Disorders

Sep

OCGC

Creative Arts Business

Sep

OCGC

Cyber Security Analytics

Sep

OCGC

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eng.mcmaster.ca/btech-dcp mohawkcollege.ca/470 mohawkcollege.ca/334

Career Consultant Certificate mohawkcollege.ca/076 mohawkcollege.ca/266 mohawkcollege.ca/987 mohawkcollege.ca/252 mohawkcollege.ca/387 mohawkcollege.ca/557 Business

Communication Arts

Type of credential Competitive program, read more on page 9 Available to International students

CE Available through Continuing Education

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International students only

Community Services

Health

Technology

What is a credential? A credential is the certification awarded to a graduate upon successful completion of all the requirements of an approved program. OCD Ontario College Diploma DEG Degree OCGC Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Learn more about programs available in a flexible part-time environment through Continuing Education at ce.mohawkcollege.ca. mohawkcollege.ca/gradstudies

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PROGRAM

CE

Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography

Sep

OCGC

Diploma RPN to BScN Degree

Sept

DEG

Early Childhood Education (Intensive)

Jan

OCD

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Educational Support (Intensive)

Sep

OCD

Expressive Arts

Sep

OCGC

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Sep or Jan

OCGC

Sep or Jan

OCGC

Sep

OCGC

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

April/ May

OCGC

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Mental Health and Disability Management

Sep

OCGC

Multimedia Storytelling

Sep

OCGC

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Sep

OCGC

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Early Childhood Education Resource Consulting mohawkcollege.ca/956 mohawkcollege.ca/997 mohawkcollege.ca/391

Gerontology – Multidiscipline mohawkcollege.ca/037

Global Business Management mohawkcollege.ca/967

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Global Business Management – Family Enterprise mohawkcollege.ca/970

Human Resources Management mohawkcollege.ca/113

International Business Management mohawkcollege.ca/116 NEW

Learning Disabilities Specialist

mohawkcollege.ca/485

Libraries and Digital Technologies Certificate mohawkcollege.ca/965 mohawkcollege.ca/475 mohawkcollege.ca/388

Oncology Nursing)

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Psychosocial Rehabilitation mohawkcollege.ca/016

Public Relations

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QUICK REFERENCE PROGRAM CHART (3/3) START DATE

PROGRAM

Recreation Therapy (Intensive)

Jan

OCD

Registered Nurse – Critical Care Nursing

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Registered Nurse – First Assistant

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Registered Nurse – Occupational Health Nursing mohawkcollege.ca/875

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Registered Nurse - Perinatal Nursing Certificates – High Risk Obstetrics

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Registered Nurse – Perinatal Nursing Certificates – Neonatal

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse Mental Health

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Registered Practical Nurse – Maternal Newborn Nursing

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

May

OCD

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

Jan

OCGC

Sep, Jan or May

OCGC

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Mohawkcollege.ca/871 mohawkcollege.ca/921

mohawkcollege.ca/877

mohawkcollege.ca/876

mohawkcollege.ca/930

mohawkcollege.ca/040

Social Service Worker (Intensive) mohawkcollege.ca/955

Supply Chain Management mohawkcollege.ca/385

Virtual Reality Multimedia Production mohawkcollege.ca/656

Working with Dementia Clients – Multidiscipline mohawkcollege.ca/138 Business

Communication Arts

Type of credential Competitive program, read more on page 9 Available to International students

CE Available through Continuing Education

*

CE

International students only

Community Services

Health

Technology

What is a credential? A credential is the certification awarded to a graduate upon successful completion of all the requirements of an approved program. OCD Ontario College Diploma DEG Degree OCGC Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Learn more about programs available in a flexible part-time environment through Continuing Education at ce.mohawkcollege.ca.

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Accessible Media Production The first-ever graduate program of its kind in Ontario, you will receive intensive training in accessible media production and learn how to make content compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Using the latest technology and taught by top industry professionals, learn to produce accessible content such as closed and open captioning; described and integrated described video; and accessible documents, social media and websites. Experiential learning experiences include: • Micro-centre Lab • Capstone Project • Interactive Simulation Career Opportunities Graduates are employed in a variety of sectors including public relations, marketing, graphic design, medical field, television and radio, captioning, document remediation and accessibility consulting.

Advanced Police Studies In this intensive graduate program, you will receive hands-on training by experienced faculty made up of former police officers and law enforcement professionals. Learn to practice intelligence-led policing, crime scene management, suspect detection and apprehension. Judgmental training scenarios provide opportunities to apply accountable, ethical and effective professional practices when interacting with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds. Experiential learning experiences include: • Labs • Simulation

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Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as police officer, crime scene manager / analyst, peace officer or Canada Border Services Agency officer.

Advanced Security Management This program is designed to provide you with an advanced level of skills and knowledge in the ever-changing world of sophisticated and enhanced protection services. Learn to examine computer investigations & cybercrime, risk management, executive protection, threat assessments, intelligence gathering and analysis, and corporate asset protection. Experiential learning experiences include: • Labs • Simulation Career Opportunities Graduates may work in all areas of the protection industry such as insurance fraud, risk management, cyber-crime investigations, forensics, corporate security management, loss prevention, private investigation, business continuity, emergency and disaster management, close/executive protection and electronic security.

Analytics for Business Decision Making This program prepares you to become a skilled data professional and an essential contributor to business decision-making processes. Learn to analyze and interpret digital information and use business intelligence and data analytics software with a focus on data identification, consolidation, communication, reporting,


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manipulation and trending. Graduates may pursue obtaining the Certified Analytics Professional designation. Experiential learning experiences include: • Analytics Lab • Capstone Project • IBM Skills Academy Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as data analyst, business analyst, data scientist and business intelligence analyst. Fields of employment include technology sector, marketing, finance, sports and entertainment, insurance and health care.

Autism and Behavioural Science You will learn to apply evidence-based treatments to teach individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as well as design, implement and evaluate treatment plans using behavioural strategies. Graduates will know how to train caregivers to implement techniques with their children and will have also gained an understanding of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapy, in the intensive behaviour intervention application with children with autism. Experiential learning experiences include: • Field Placement • Simulation Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as instructor therapist, behaviour therapist or Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapist. Areas of employment include community / private treatment agencies, private family residences, hospital/clinical settings and school boards.

Faculty Spotlight Amy Jantz is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and has over 20 years of private sector investigative & corporate asset protection experience. Amy’s experience includes investigating insurance fraud early into her career to managing national loss prevention departments for internationally branded retail companies. During this time, Amy participated in the security management of high profile events such the G20 meeting, 2010 Olympics and various protests. Amy often collaborated with police departments to combat different forms of organized crime and corporate investigations. Amy teaches in the Advanced Security Management program.

Jennifer Jahnke has over 20 years of experience working in the field of community disability services. She is a graduate of California State University, Northridge’s Communicative Disorders program, holds a Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) post-graduate diploma as well as an ASL Interpreter/Communicator diploma, and is certified as a Deafblind Intervenor. Jennifer is the program coordinator of the Accessible Media Production graduate certificate program.

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Faculty Spotlight Krissy Doyle-Thomas, Ph.D. is a Professor at Mohawk College and a Medical Neuroscientist. Her research uses cutting-edge brain imaging and modulation technologies to explore innovative ways to treat children with neurodevelopmental and communication disorders. As part of an academic clinical team at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Krissy has applied her innovations within a clinical setting specifically to support treatment for children with autism spectrum disorders. Krissy loves to teach. She holds an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) appointment in Rehabilitation Sciences at McMaster University, and has lectured at the University of Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier University. Krissy has also developed courses for private postsecondary institutions and is now privileged to have developed several courses for the new Brain Disorders Management graduate certificate program and Mental Health and Disability Management graduate certificate program at Mohawk College.

Bachelor of Technology Partnership: Degree Completion Program Get a degree that works for you in Civil, Manufacturing, Power and Energy, or Software Engineering Technology. The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology at McMaster University and School of Engineering at Mohawk College have collaborated to provide a unique pathway for college graduates. Mohawk grads with an advanced technology diploma can earn a Bachelor of Technology (BTech) degree from McMaster University. All courses are offered through classes at McMaster University and are held in the evenings and on Saturdays. Many students choose to study part-time while

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they continue to work, however, full-time options are also available. For details, visit eng.mcmaster.ca/btech-dcp.

Brain Disorders Management As the first program in Ontario to focus on brain disorders management, graduates will be well prepared to support clients or work behind the scenes in research, program evaluation and policy or curriculum development. Through lectures, field trips, hands-on training and guest speakers, you will engage in a variety of learning styles such as visual, auditory and kinesthetic. The program offers simulation exercises to help build empathy


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surrounding psychosis and physical elements associated with aging. Graduates are well prepared to apply intervention strategies, such as solution-focused coaching, motivational interviewing and supportive conversation techniques, when working with clients and families. Experiential learning experiences include: • • • •

Field Experience/Site Visit Capstone Project Interactive Simulation Field Placement

Career Opportunities Graduates work in rehabilitation clinics, athletic centres, hospitals, research institutions, schools and school boards, retirement homes and non-profit organizations.

Business Analysis Learn a variety of business analysis techniques and skills to support new or improved innovative business processes. Coursework includes enterprise analysis and planning, quality assurance methodologies, programming fundamentals, and database design and management. Work in computer labs, using current software to test and apply course concepts. A field placement in the business analysis sector allows you to further enhance your educational experience by applying learning to real world problems. Experiential learning experiences include: • • • •

Capstone Project Interactive Simulation Field Placement IBM Skills Academy

program quality, data, operations, or business systems. Other roles include change management specialist and project manager, working in areas such as information technology, financial and insurance institutions, health and social services, government and public sector, manufacturing and business professional/ consulting.

Communications Media Practices Led by industry professionals, you will develop writing, video and audio production skills to create engaging multimedia content. Learn how to make content compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Master class workshops, field trips, site visits and production of an e-portfolio round out this program, providing you with opportunities to acquire a wide range of skills and competencies through handson experience. Experiential learning experiences include: • • • •

Labs Field Work The Agency Independent Production

Career Opportunities Graduates may be employed as writers, producers, directors, social media content writers and multimedia storytellers in areas such as business and technical services, multimedia/social media industry, video and audio production, post-production, editing and graphics.

Career Opportunities Graduates may work as an analyst specializing in business, business process,

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Community and Social Services Management In this online program, examine and apply market-based strategies to achieve a social purpose and develop a vision and values-based management approach. Coursework includes public administration, management principles, corporate social responsibilities and human resources for community management. You will participate in an integrated learning project working with industry partners to analyze a management, policy or human resources problem for a community or organization. Experiential learning experiences include: • Integrated Learning Project Career Opportunities Graduates work in positions such as case worker, supervisor of community justice programs or community development worker. Places of employment include individual and family services, civic and social organizations, local and municipal public administration, and retirement and nursing care facilities.

Concurrent Disorders Building on previous academic work, you will learn to assess, treat and work with individuals and families battling addiction and mental health issues who present complex diagnosis and treatment challenges. Coursework includes development of counselling skills, pharmacology for concurrent disorders, supporting families living with concurrent disorders, and relapse prevention and harm reduction. Additionally, you will attain jobready skills by completing field placements in community organizations.

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Experiential learning experiences include: • Field Placement • Field Trip Career Opportunities Graduates work in positions such as case manager, mental health worker, community worker and addiction worker in a variety of settings including community agencies, day programs, detoxification units, mental health / addiction services and shelters.

Creative Arts Business Learn to monetize your creativity by developing and exploring ways to fund, brand, launch, market, manage and maintain a financially viable creative arts business. You will focus on sales, marketing, and distribution to build and market your brand as well as gain an understanding of legal principles, government legislation and regulations, copyright and contract requirements, and professional and industry codes. You will also learn how to generate revenue by sourcing capital through crowdfunding and other methods. Experiential learning experiences include: • Creative Industries Showcase • The Agency Career Opportunities Graduates may work in a variety of settings including performing arts centres, festivals, corporate and private event agencies, film and television industries, touring productions, galleries, hotels and resorts, comedy clubs and more.

Cyber Security Analytics You will develop an understanding of cyber security concepts, industry best practices for securing information


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systems, sensitive data and applications to protect organizations against fraud, data breaches and other vulnerabilities. Learn how to defend against a cyber attack by participating in real world cyber attack simulations in our brand new, state of the art Cyber Lab. Graduates will be well prepared to develop, implement and evaluate cyber security strategies and solutions for various operating systems, networks, applications and databases. Experiential learning experiences include: • Labs in specialized Networking Labs • Labs in our new, state of the art Cyber Lab • Participation in various security contests and special events • Membership in our Cyber Security Club Career Opportunities Graduates work in areas such as cyber security operations, cyber security threat assessment and policy testing, identity and access management with personal privacy, and auditing and security review. Employment sectors include financial/ banking, computing services, medical, education, government, airlines, research institutions, law enforcement and military.

Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography In this nationally recognized and accredited program, you will develop field and clinical skills as part of an interprofessional team in the Centre for Health Care Simulation lab. Through classroom, lab, simulation and clinical experience, technical skills are applied to produce and evaluate diagnostic cardiac images and data using sonographic technology. Prior to graduation, you will complete extensive unpaid clinical training with affiliated clinical agencies.

Program is delivered over a period of four consecutive semesters. Experiential learning experiences include: • Labs • Interactive Simulation • Clinical Placement Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as cardiac sonographer, clinical application specialist, sonography educator, medical sales representative or medical researcher.

Diploma RPN to BScN This program has been designed for those who hold a Registered Practical Nursing (RPN) Diploma and are in pursuit of earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree. The curriculum is unique in that it emphasizes person-centered learning within a problem-based approach, uses tutorial classes and facilitates self-directed learning. Graduates are conferred a BScN degree from McMaster University. Experiential learning experiences include: • Labs • Interactive Simulation Career Opportunities Upon successful completion of the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) licensing exam, graduates become a member of this regulated profession and may then practise as a Registered Nurse (RN) in hospitals, nursing homes or public health.

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Early Childhood Education (Intensive) This fast-track program has been designed for those who have already earned a related degree or diploma. Learn about the physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs of children. A Living Lab provides a realistic early years environment for hands-on learning. Field placements are built into the curriculum to provide you with the opportunity to integrate classroom learning into practice with groups of children in the community. Coursework includes child development, curriculum, inclusive classrooms, supervision and administration, and health policies and practices. Experiential learning experiences include: • Field Placement • Simulated babies Career Opportunities Graduates work in child care centres, Ontario Early Years centres, after-school programs, preschools / nursery schools, centres for children with special needs, early intervention and support services, regulated home-based family child care and full day kindergarten in the public school system.

with groups of children in the community. Coursework includes technology and adaptive devices in education, transition planning, and physical, multiple and communication exceptionalities. Experiential learning experiences include: • Field Placement • Labs Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as educational assistant or learning facilitator within school boards, private schools, community facilities offering special education, and college and postsecondary programs.

Expressive Arts This graduate program complements an existing career in education, counselling, social work, social service, the arts, or ministry. Explore, participate in and facilitate various expressive arts modalities—drumming, storytelling, drama, dance, journaling, painting and sculpting—to support clients with diverse needs. Through a practicum field placement, you will work directly with clients, demonstrating the knowledge and skills gained in academic studies. Experiential learning experiences include:

Educational Support (Intensive) This fast-track program has been designed for those who have already earned a related degree or diploma. You will develop skills to work within a school or alternative setting to support students with exceptionalities. Field placements are built into the curriculum to provide you with opportunity to integrate classroom learning into practice

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• Field Placement • Labs Career Opportunities Graduates may work as part of a multidisciplinary team in a variety of private, non-profit and government settings, such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, community outreach programs, recreation centres, schools, non-profit organizations, and start-up and community initiatives.


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Global Business Management (International students only)

Alumni Spotlight: Heston

Gain a critical understanding of the important elements of global business, a cultural orientation to Canada, and the language and communication requirements to be effective in a global business setting. The program provides you with opportunities to participate in interactive business simulations and apply cumulative program knowledge through a capstone research project.

A graduate of the Business Analysis Graduate Certificate, Heston ‘18 is currently pursuing his passion as a Transformational Change Analyst at Hamilton Health Sciences.

Experiential learning experiences include:

In addition to his capstone project and interactive simulation, Heston had the opportunity to complete his field placement at Hamilton Health Sciences. “My placement taught me the professionalism that was critical to succeed in the organization and gave me the important vote-of-confidence to trust my decision making.”

• Case Study Simulation Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as business development executive, financial analyst, marketing analyst, transportation manager, customs broker, inventory control coordinator, purchasing agent or procurement clerk.

Global Business Management – Family Enterprise (International students only) Learn the dynamics of management in a global business environment with an understanding of how to deal with the unique challenges of operating a family business. Graduates are well prepared to research potential international opportunities, develop an international market entry strategy for a service or product, and create an international business plan to support the global strategy of a company. Communication, problem solving and teamwork are part of every course in the program.

Heavy emphasis on developing effective communication and English language skills, which are key requirements for working in international trade. Experiential learning experiences include: • Case Study Simulation • Industry Project Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as small business owner, franchisee or franchisor, transportation manager, customs broker, inventory auditor, purchasing agent, merchandise control clerk or quality assurance manager.

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Human Resources Management This graduate program provides training to those seeking employment in the human resources profession or to those currently working in the field who wish to upgrade their training and gain professional accreditation. You will develop strategic skills to effectively manage a diverse workforce in today’s ever-changing business environment. Courses provide credits toward the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. You will gain practical experience during a work placement in the final semester. Experiential learning experiences include: • Case Study Simulation • Labs • Field Placement Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as human resources generalist, recruiter, training and development specialist, compensation and benefits administrator, labour relations officer or health and safety specialist.

International Business Management Gain the necessary product management skills to support global strategies and opportunities within an organization. Graduates are well prepared to develop an international market entry strategy for a service or product, create an international business plan to support the global strategy of a company, and investigate and analyze aspects of international trade for an organization. Participating in interactive business simulations and applying program knowledge through a capstone research project are essential components of the program. 26

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Experiential learning experiences include: • Case Study • Simulation Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as product manager, foreign affairs analyst, international account representative, logistics and distribution specialist, business development executive, transportation manager, customs broker analyst, inventory auditor, purchasing agent or quality assurance manager.

Learning Disabilities Specialist NEW

This program would provide learners specific skills and strategies to support individuals with various learning disabilities in a variety of settings. Courses will focus on adaptive/assistive devices and learning strategies to support individuals with disabilities. Community based experience, simulated learning and capstone projects will be integrated into the program. This program is delivered in an evening delivery to ensure accessibility to working professionals. Experiential learning experiences include: • Field Experience • Capstone Project • Simulated Learning Career opportunities: Graduates may work in such positions as learning strategist in an educational institution, academic mentor, tutor for students with disabilities, assistive technologist or technology lead at school board or accessibility counsellor.


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Mental Health and Disability Management Investigate the experience of dual diagnoses, including diagnostic criteria, intervention strategies and supports for clients and families. Graduates will be well prepared to support clients with mental illness and disabilities as well as work behind the scenes in research, program evaluation and policy or curriculum development. Essential components of the program include a field placement to receive hands-on experience and simulation exercises to practise clinical interviewing skills. Experiential learning experiences include: • Capstone Project • Field Placement • Simulation Career Opportunities Graduates work as part of a multidisciplinary team in a variety of private, non-profit and government settings including non-profit agencies, retirement homes, research institutions, schools and school boards, hospitals and rehabilitation clinics.

Multimedia Storytelling Develop specialized storytelling techniques to craft immersive and interactive narrative experiences including AR/VR stories, animation scripts and transmedia narratives. Coursework includes screenwriting for film and television, video game and transmedia scriptwriting, animation writing, and Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality storytelling. Labs are fitted with state-of-the-art software and equipment for students to test and apply course concepts. Experiential learning experiences include: • Multi-platform Writing • The Writer’s Room Career Opportunities Graduates may work in television and film, communications, public relations, journalism, animation, video and computer gaming and social media as screenwriters, production managers, script supervisors, video game writers, interactive web media writers, web series creators and graphic novelists.

Faculty Spotlight Tim Tuck joined the Public Relations graduate certificate program as a faculty member in 2007, following a 22-year career in journalism and public relations. His public relations career has taken him through the worlds of entertainment, sports and municipal government. As a Senior Communications Officer with the City of Hamilton, Tim managed public relations campaigns. Tim has been accredited by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). He served as President of the IABC Golden Horseshoe Chapter in 2013–14 and now serves as Past Chair of the IABC Canada East Region Board of Directors (2018–19).

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Public Relations You will be immersed in the public relations industry through classes, labs, hands-on assignments and team-based projects. You will learn how to plan, develop and execute effective public relations strategies and enhance skills in event planning, public speaking and presentation. An industrybased field placement in a public relations or communications setting is integrated into the program curriculum. Graduates are well prepared to formulate PR strategies for all types and sizes of organizations, use social and digital media in PR planning and execution and write professional-level PR materials.

standards of practice are an essential component of program curriculum. Experiential learning experiences include: • Field Experience/Site Visit • Practicum Placement • Simulation Career Opportunities Graduates may work as a recreation therapist in a variety of settings including hospitals, acute or chronic care hospitals, inpatient / outpatient rehabilitation programs, young offender facilities, addiction treatment centres, and community-based agencies serving people with disabilities. Graduates of the program are eligible to become registered members of TRO.

Experiential learning experiences include: • Industry Project • Field Placement • Field Trip

Social Service Worker (Intensive)

Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as communications/information officer, marketing specialist, social media specialist, content strategy specialist, special events coordinator, speechwriter, publicist or media relations officer.

This fast-track program has been designed for those who have already earned a related degree or diploma. You will learn how to observe, assess, support and provide interventions to people experiencing significant changes in their lives. Graduates are well prepared for a career as a front-line service provider in a variety of social service settings.

Recreation Therapy (Intensive) Graduates of this program support individuals with disabilities and/or limitations to maximize their independence, improve functioning and develop an optimal leisure lifestyle. Gain skills through an in-house community day program, an outdoor camp experience to develop facilitation techniques, and by using sensory equipment in the Multi-Sensory Lab. Unpaid practicum experiences guided by Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO)

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Experiential learning experiences include: • Practicum Placement • Simulation Career Opportunities Graduates may work as social service worker, mental health worker, case manager or employment counsellor. Places of employment include community agencies, Ontario Works and Ontario Government recovery homes, residential and community mental health services, addiction services, and youth, seniors’ and women’s shelters.


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Supply Chain Management Gain an advanced understanding of supply chain within the goods and services sectors. You will learn the financial implications of supply chain decisions on overall business profitability, efficiency and stakeholder satisfaction. Graduates from this program are well prepared to coordinate the efficient handling and movement of goods, services, materials and related information within and between supply chains. The Supply Chain Management program has an active relationship with the Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority. Experiential learning experiences include: • Case Study Simulation • Industry Project Career Opportunities Graduates work in positions such as planner supply chain, logistics analyst, supply chain specialist, and procurement specialist. Areas of employment include the aviation industry, manufacturing, public sector, natural resources or third-party logistics.

Virtual Reality Multimedia Production This is the first graduate certificate in Ontario exclusively focused on Extended Reality (XR) (virtual/augmented/mixed reality and storytelling). Through a concentrated curriculum—taught by leading XR industry experts and delivered in state-of-the-art lab facilities—you will learn to develop and apply state-of-the-art immersive technology skills in accordance with legal, ethical, social and environmental regulations. Students will study in Mohawk’s new Augmented

Faculty Spotlight Carol Valentine Fleck B.Sc., P.Log, is a Supply Chain and Logistics professional with over twenty years of Canadian, US and international supply chain and operational experience. Carol has a high degree of operational competencies and expertise within all areas of manufacturing management, production, operations, quality, customer care, forward and reverse logistics, budgets, capital planning, financial reporting, inventory management and planning.This comprehensive experience allows Carol to bring practical experience of Supply Chain knowledge to the classroom.

and Virtual Reality Training Centre, part of an exclusive-in-Ontario collaboration with EON Reality Inc., a world leader in AR & VR Technology. Experiential learning experiences include: • Labs • Simulation • Capstone Project Career Opportunities Graduates may work in positions such as game designer, virtual reality artist, interactive designer, digital media producer or augmented reality programmer.

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