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Paralegal Studies, Bachelor of

Ministry Title: Bachelor of Paralegal Studies
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Program Code: PL411 Credential: Honours Degree Program Length: 8 semesters Delivery Mode (Fall 2020)  : To Be Determined (TBD) View Individual Course Delivery Modes on the Fall 2020 Course Delivery Modes page  
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Program Overview

Humber’s Bachelor of Paralegal Studies program is the only four-year degree program to receive accreditation by The Law Society of Ontario as an accredited paralegal education program. This program combines legal theory with practical applications in courses covering ethics and professional responsibility, negotiation and mediation, evidence, advocacy, tort law, contract law, insurance law, and employment law. Students are provided with the legal foundation needed to consider a career as a licensed paralegal.  

We believe that properly representing a client includes understanding the client’s background and motivation. As a result, our program has eight electives which provide students with the opportunity to study social science, humanities and science electives. 

Courses Learning Outcomes

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Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Explain the relationship between a wide range of legal concepts, values, principles, and rules of law related to paralegal practice within the Canadian legal system.

  • Outline relevant philosophical, historical, political, social, cultural, economic, and ethical contexts in which law operates.

  • Define legal terminology accurately and give appropriate, current examples of their use.

  • Research relevant information from a wide range of professional texts and legal data bases using sophisticated search methods and standard techniques of legal interpretation.

  • Use of methods of negotiation and advocacy in order to advance a client’s legal position in a contentious context.

  • Solve complex legal problems through selection of appropriate legal remedies for substantive issues and the related legal and procedural issues.

  • Develop a cogent legal argument based on an organized body of relevant facts verified through corroborating sources.

  • Present legal issues and solutions in client-centered plain language. 

  • Summarize the issues and arguments in a range of complex law cases.

  • Write a range of polished documents used in paralegal practice with accuracy, clarity, conciseness and organization.   

  • Evaluate issues to determine whether a case falls within the paralegal scope of practice and where appropriate, seek support and/or refer the case to a lawyer.  

  • Contribute effectively and professionally in a team environment to complete required tasks within set deadlines.

  • Take initiative to expand personal and professional competence in order to make on-going improvements in meeting client needs.


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Work Placement

Work placements offer on-the-job experience where you will use and sharpen the skills you’ve learned in class and apply them to real-world situations.

The work placement is from May to August after Semester 6 and lasts 14 weeks/420 hours. You will work with your placement advisor to find a placement that fits your career goals. We provide placement support, such as working with the legal community, to identify work placement employment opportunities.

The Humber Experience

 

As the only four-year Canadian Paralegal Studies program, there is no better place to focus on paralegal education than at the Faculty of Business at Humber. Professors in the program possess a graduate degree, as well as having extensive practical experience in the legal field. Bernie Aron, Program Coordinator of the Paralegal Studies degree program recently received a John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award for his exceptional focus on teaching and learning excellence. Watch the video to find out more about the program from faculty, students and graduates. 

Our Program Co-ordinator and School staff such as the placement center are really helpful when it comes to helping students be successful. They encourage students to apply in all different places. I would have never considered Tax Law as a field I would be interested in, however I applied for it and now I genuinely really like this area of law. I owe my success this past four months to the placement center and my program co-coordinator for always pushing students to be better, and try new things in their career paths.” 

– Eimy Barrios


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Advisory Committee

The advisory committee is made graduates and industry professionals who are responsilble for helping shape the curriculum to ensure the short and long term success of our students and graduates.


Our Professors

You'll learn from professors who have real-world experience and are active in the industry. Our professors are committed to providing you with practical, hands-on training to help you achieve the career you want.

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Albert Ferranti

LLM (Law) – York University
MBA (Business Administration) – Lake Superior State University
BASc (Civil Engineering) – University of Windsor
LLB (Law) – York University
Professor

Bernard Aron

LLM (Law) – York University
BA (History) – McMaster University
Professor

Carolyn MacLean

LLM (Law) – York University
Professor

Jasteena Dhillon

LLM (Public International Law) – Leiden University
JD (Common Law) – University of Windsor
BA – University of Toronto
Professor

John Allen

PhD (Law) - York University
LLM (Law) - York University
LLB (Law) - Queen’s University
BASc (Agriculture) - University of Guelph
BA (History) - Queen’s University

Karen Schucher

PhD (Law) – York University
LLM (Canadian Human Rights Legal Theory and Enforcement) – York University
LLB (Law) – York University
MA (Philosophy) – University of Toronto
BA (English and Philosophy) – University of Toronto
Professor

Kirk Rintoul

LLM (Law) – London School of Economics
JD (Law) – Osgoode Hall Law School
BA (History and Political Science) – University of Toronto
Professor

Paul Dollak

LLM (Alternative Dispute Resolution) – York University
JD – Dalhousie University
BA (History) – University of Toronto
Professor

Peter Libman

LLM (Law) – York University
LLB (Law) – University of Toronto
BA – University of Toronto
Professor

Phillip Sworden

PhD (History) – McMaster University
MA (History) – McMaster University
LLB (Law) – University of Toronto
BA (Humanities) – McMaster University
Professor

Richard Quon

LLM (Criminal Law and Procedure) – York University
LLB (Common Law and Civil Law) – McGill University
BASc (Political Science) – University of Lethbridge
Professor

Rick Libman

PhD (Law) – York University
LLM (Law) – York University
LLB (Law) – University of Windsor
BA – York University
Professor

Sherry Darvish

MTax (Taxation) – University of Waterloo
JD – York University
BSc – University of Toronto
Professor

Shirley Wales

LLM (Alternative Dispute Resolution) – York University
LLB (Law) – University of Toronto
BA (Economics and Political Science) – York University
Professor

 


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Your Career

Your career as a paralegal can take you in many exciting directions, from representing clients in the Ontario Small Claims Court, and Provincial Offences Court to being a paralegal in a major law firm or government department.

Paralegals interview clients and witnesses, prepare legal documents and affidavits, conduct legal research, and often track down key information for a legal case. They identify case precedents and play a key role in assisting lawyers to prepare for examinations for discoveries, settlement hearings and trials. In fact, they are a key part of the legal process.

They work in law firms, as part of the legal departments of corporate firms, in government and in community organizations. You may also become a provincial offences prosecutor, a Small Claims Court legal representative, a legal researcher, a court monitor, paralegal firm manager or you may choose to start your own paralegal practice.

Paralegals also provide important advocacy services for clients appearing before specialized tribunals such as the Landlord and Tenant Board, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

As a paralegal, you’ll cover a wide range of legal matters, from wrongful dismissal to no-fault automobile insurance benefits to immigration and refugee board proceedings.

Our program can help you develop the competencies and skills you need to create the paralegal career you want. Our students have had the opportunity to do work placements with the Department of Justice Canada and Legal Aid Ontario while our graduates have been hired by major law firms in Toronto such as Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, and Gowling WLG.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

Law Society of Ontario

The program is recognized by the Law Society of Ontario as an accredited Paralegal Education Program. Graduates of the program may apply for licensing as a paralegal in Ontario. The license is issued by the Law Society of Ontario.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

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Ministry Consent

Humber College has been granted a consent by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities to offer this applied degree for a seven-year term starting March 27, 2019.  Humber College shall ensure that all students admitted to the above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
      • Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent
      • Five Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above
      • Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

  • International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

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Fees

The 2020-2021 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $7,181.26
  • international: $18,910.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,590.63 $9,245.00
Tuition $2,969.22 $8,623.59
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $434.91
Compulsory Student Government Fee $54.50 $54.50
Optional Student Government Fee $22.00 $22.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00

 

Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,590.63 $9,245.00
Tuition $2,969.22 $8,623.59
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $434.91
Compulsory Student Government Fee $54.50 $54.50
Optional Student Government Fee $22.00 $22.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00

 

Semester 3 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,590.63 $9,245.00
Tuition $2,969.22 $8,623.59
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $434.91
Compulsory Student Government Fee $54.50 $54.50
Optional Student Government Fee $22.00 $22.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00

 

Semester 4 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,590.63 $9,245.00
Tuition $2,969.22 $8,623.59
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $434.91
Compulsory Student Government Fee $54.50 $54.50
Optional Student Government Fee $22.00 $22.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00

 

Semester 5 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,590.63 $9,245.00
Tuition $2,969.22 $8,623.59
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $434.91
Compulsory Student Government Fee $54.50 $54.50
Optional Student Government Fee $22.00 $22.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00

 

Semester 6 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,590.63 $9,245.00
Tuition $2,969.22 $8,623.59
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $434.91
Compulsory Student Government Fee $54.50 $54.50
Optional Student Government Fee $22.00 $22.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00

 

Semester 7 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,480.63 $9,245.00
Tuition $2,969.22 $8,733.59
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $434.91
Compulsory Student Government Fee $54.50 $54.50
Optional Student Government Fee $22.00 $22.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 8 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,480.63 $9,245.00
Tuition $2,969.22 $8,733.59
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $434.91
Compulsory Student Government Fee $54.50 $54.50
Optional Student Government Fee $22.00 $22.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Additional Costs

For information regarding fees for work terms, refer to Fees.

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

PATHWAYS INTO THIS PROGRAM FROM:

HUMBER PROGRAMS

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Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree starting in Fall >   

$2500.00 Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

OTHER ONTARIO COLLEGES

Paralegal (Diploma)

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree >

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

Paralegal - Court and Tribunal Agent (Diploma)

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree >

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

Paralegal (Diploma)

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree >

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

Paralegal (Diploma)

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree >

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

Parajuriste (Diploma)

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree >

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

Paralegal (Diploma)

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree >

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

Paralegal (Diploma)

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree >

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

Paralegal (Diploma)

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree >

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

Paralegal (Diploma)

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree >

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

Paralegal (Diploma)

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.  Students should apply through ontariocolleges.ca and select Entry Level 5.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

Apply for this degree >

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

PATHWAYS OUT TO ANOTHER PROGRAM:

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

LLB

Humber graduates from the program who meet the requirements may be eligible for admission to the Leicester programs.  Acceptance into Leicester's programmes shall remain at the absolute discretion of Leicester and shall be subject to an applicant meeting all conditions of any offer that is made. For more information visit https://le.ac.uk/study/international-students.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

 

MBA

For those students who complete a 4 year degree at Humber, Davenport University will recognize the student's entire completed bachelor's degree. In order to meet Davenport University residency and program requirements students must complete the minimum number of credit hours in their chosen masters degree program with Davenport University. Completion of your masters degree will depend on how many courses a semester you are able to take. Students must meet all admission requirements to be accepted in the master's degree program of their choice.

 Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Master of Management

For those students who complete a 4 year degree at Humber, Davenport University will recognize the student's entire completed bachelor's degree. In order to meet Davenport University residency and program requirements students must complete the minimum number of credit hours in their chosen masters degree program with Davenport University. Completion of your masters degree will depend on how many courses a semester you are able to take. Students must meet all admission requirements to be accepted in the master's degree program of their choice.

 Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

MBA Strategic Management Concentration

For those students who complete a 4 year degree at Humber, Davenport University will recognize the student's entire completed bachelor's degree. In order to meet Davenport University residency and program requirements students must complete the minimum number of credit hours in their chosen masters degree program with Davenport University. Completion of your masters degree will depend on how many courses a semester you are able to take. Students must meet all admission requirements to be accepted in the master's degree program of their choice.

 Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

Bernard Aron, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3336
bernard.aron@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

Admissions Road Map

Apply through Ontario Colleges

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

Apply through the International Centre

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