Collaborative University and College Programs

Last updated: September 17, 2021

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Contact Information for the OUAC and OCAS

This page is a summary of the joint programs that Ontario universities will offer in collaboration with Ontario colleges for the 2022 cycle.

Note: Some programs are not open to international applicants. Contact the university for information.

Each institution defines its own procedures for applying to these programs. The following charts provide an overview of the available programs and indicates where to send your application: Either the OUAC or OCAS.

OUAC
170 Research Lane
Guelph ON  N1G 5E2
Tel: 519-823-1063
Fax: 519-823-5232
www.ouac.on.ca

OCAS
60 Corporate Court
Guelph ON  N1G 5J3
Tel: 519-763-4725
Toll-free in Canada: 1-888-892-2228
www.ontariocolleges.ca

If you have questions about programs or admission procedures, contact the university that interests you.

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Algoma University

Algoma University has a significant number of articulation agreements with Ontario colleges, including joint admission and 2+2 agreements.

Find a list of Algoma’s exceptional agreements.

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Brock University

In addition to the collaborative programs listed here, there are many articulated college to university pathways for Brock University.

Collaborative Programs with Fanshawe College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
BF Film Studies (BA) & Advanced Filmmaking Postgraduate Certificate Apply through the OUAC.
BF Film Studies (BA) & Broadcast Journalism – Television News Postgraduate Certificate Apply through the OUAC.
BF Film Studies (BA) & Broadcast Television – Digital Post-production Postgraduate Certificate Apply through the OUAC.

Collaborative Program with George Brown College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
BLB Labour Studies with Co-major (BA) & Certificate in Contemporary Labour Studies and Human Resources Management Apply through the OUAC.

Collaborative Program with Loyalist College

Program Name Program Notes
Nursing (BSc) Apply through OCAS.

Collaborative Programs with Mohawk College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
BUC Communication Studies (BA) & Journalism Diploma Apply through the OUAC.
BUC Communication Studies (BA) & Public Relations Diploma Apply through the OUAC.
BPC Popular Culture (BA) & Journalism Diploma Apply through the OUAC.

Collaborative Programs with Niagara College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
BGD Game Design (BA) & Game Development Advanced Diploma Apply through the OUAC.
BGP Game Programming (BSc) & Game Development Advanced Diploma Apply through the OUAC.
BLB Labour Studies (BA) & Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate Apply through the OUAC.

Collaborative Program with Seneca College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
BPO Political Science (BA) & Seneca College Paralegal Apply through the OUAC.

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Carleton University

Collaborative Programs with Algonquin College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
CII Bachelor of Information Technology – Information Resource Management Apply through the OUAC.
CIM Bachelor of Information Technology – Interactive Multimedia & Design Apply through the OUAC.
CIN Bachelor of Information Technology – Network Technology Apply through the OUAC.
CIP Bachelor of Information Technology – Optical Systems & Sensors Apply through the OUAC.

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University of Guelph

Collaborative Programs with Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

All programs are delivered concurrently at the University of Guelph‑Humber located in Toronto.

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
GMT Honours Bachelor of Applied Arts in Media and Communication Studies (BAA) and Diploma in Media Communications Apply through the OUAC.
GHF Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Community Social Services (BASc) and Social Service Worker Diploma Apply through the OUAC.
GHB Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Community Social Services (BASc) and Social Service Worker Diploma Part-time, fully online. Apply through the OUAC. Transfer applicants only.
GHE Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Studies (BASc) and Diploma in Early Childhood Education Apply through the OUAC.
GHA Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Studies (BASc) and Diploma in Early Childhood Education Part-time, fully online. Apply through the OUAC. Transfer applicants only.
GMP Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Justice Studies (BASc) and Diploma in Police Foundations or Community & Justice Services Apply through the OUAC.
GHK Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Kinesiology (BASc) and Diploma in Fitness & Health Promotion Apply through the OUAC.
GMA Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology (BASc) and Diploma in General Arts & Science Apply through the OUAC.
GDB Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Diploma in Business Administration Apply through the OUAC.

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Lakehead University

Collaborative Program with Confederation College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
AAH Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Apply through the OUAC.

Note: The recommended deadline for our Nursing program is January 28, 2022. We will consider late applications on an individual basis. Contact Lakehead’s Student Central for more information.

Collaborative Programs with Georgian College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
AM BEng (Electrical Engineering) and Electrical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma Apply through the OUAC.
AP HBASc (Environmental Sustainability with Specialization in Ecosystem Management) and Environmental Technician Diploma Apply through the OUAC.
AA HBSc (Applied Life Sciences) and Biotechnology Diploma Apply through the OUAC.
AG HBSc (Computer Science) and Computer Programmer Diploma Apply through the OUAC.

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Laurentian University

Collaborative Programs with St. Lawrence College

Program Name Campus Program Notes
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) St. Lawrence College – Brockville Campus Apply through OCAS.
St. Lawrence College – Cornwall Campus Apply through OCAS.
St. Lawrence College – Kingston Campus Apply through OCAS.
Business Administration Kingston Campus Apply through OCAS.

Collaborative Program with Cambrian College

Program Name Program Notes
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Apply through OCAS.

Collaborative Program with Northern College

Program Name Program Notes
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Apply through OCAS.

Collaborative Program with Sault College

Program Name Program Notes
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Apply through OCAS.

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McMaster University

Collaborative Program with Conestoga College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
MNC Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Apply through the OUAC.
MRC Nursing Post RPN (BScN) Apply through the OUAC.

Collaborative Programs with Mohawk College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
MPT Automation Engineering Technology 1 Co-op (BTech) Apply through the OUAC.
MAT Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology 1 Co-op (BTech) Apply through the OUAC.
MRS Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiation Technology Apply through the OUAC.
MNM Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Apply through the OUAC.
MTT Biotechnology 1 Co-op (BTech) Apply through the OUAC.
MET BTech – Degree Completion Program (BTech) Apply through the OUAC; some postsecondary studies required.
MRM Nursing Post RPN (BScN) Apply through the OUAC.

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Nipissing University

In addition to the collaborative programs listed, there are a number of degree completion pathways for college graduates at Nipissing University.

Collaborative Programs with Canadore College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Subjects of Major Interest Program Notes
PAJ Bachelor of Arts Honours in Criminal Justice Corrections Apply through the OUAC.
Policing Apply through the OUAC.
PAC Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare and Social Development/Social Service Worker Diploma Apply through the OUAC.
PS Bachelor of Science Environmental
Biology & Technology
Apply through the OUAC.

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OCAD University

OCAD University has many articulation agreements and transfer pathways with Ontario colleges and other postsecondary institutions.

Read more about OCAD’s articulation agreements and transfer pathways.

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Ontario Tech University

Collaborative Programs with Durham College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
DHN Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Honours) (BScN [Hons]) Apply through the OUAC.
DHR Nursing Post RPN Bridge (working toward a BScN [Hons] degree) Apply through the OUAC.

Collaborative Program with Georgian College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
DHB Nursing Post RPN Bridge (working toward a BScN [Hons] degree) Apply through the OUAC.

Ontario Tech has a growing number of college-to-university transfer opportunities for Ontario college graduates.

Read more about articulation agreements between Ontario universities and colleges.

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University of Ottawa

Collaborative Programs with Algonquin College, Woodroffe Campus

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
OPA Bachelor in Public Relations (4 years) Students have 2 ways to fulfill the degree requirements.

Option 1: Register for the University of Ottawa Honours Bachelor’s degree and, after completing 60 credits (4 semesters), transfer to Algonquin College to complete the diploma program in public relations or

Option 2: Start by completing 2 years in public relations at Algonquin College, and then transfer to the Honours Bachelor in Public Relations at the University of Ottawa to do 4 more semesters (60 credits).

At the end of 4 years, most students have both an Honours BA and a college diploma.

Apply through the OUAC or OCAS depending on the option you choose.

ONA Bachelor of Science in Nursing (4 years) Apply through the OUAC.

This program is taught on the Algonquin College campus.

ODA Honours Bachelor in Digital Journalism (4 years) Students have 2 ways to fulfill the degree requirements.

Option 1: Register for the University of Ottawa Honours Bachelor’s degree and, after completing 60 credits (4 semesters), transfer to Algonquin College to complete the diploma program in journalism or

Option 2: Start by completing 2 years and obtain the Diploma in Journalism at Algonquin College, and then transfer to the Honours Bachelor in Digital Journalism at the University of Ottawa to do 4 more semesters (60 credits).

At the end of 4 years, most students have both an Honours BA and a college diploma.

Apply through the OUAC or OCAS depending on the option you choose.

Collaborative Program with Algonquin College, Pembroke Campus

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
OWC Bachelor of Science in Nursing (4 years) Apply through the OUAC.

This program is taught entirely in Pembroke, Ontario.

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Queen’s University

Collaborative Programs with St. Lawrence College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
QMT Bachelor of Music Theatre Apply through the OUAC.
QS Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree with a specialization in Biotechnology Apply through the OUAC or OCAS.

Collaborative Program with Northern College

Program Name Program Notes
Bachelor of Mining Engineering Technology Apply through Queen’s.

Collaborative Programs with Langara College

Read more about Queen’s collaborative programs with Langara College.

Program Name Program Notes
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Apply through Queen’s after completing Associate Degree at Langara.
Bachelor of Computing (Honours) Apply through Queen’s after completing Associate Degree at Langara.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Apply through Queen’s after completing Associate Degree at Langara.

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Ryerson University

Collaborative Program with Centennial College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
SNN Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Apply through the OUAC or OCAS.

Collaborative Program with George Brown College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
SNG Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Apply through the OUAC or OCAS.

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University of Toronto

University of Toronto St. George Collaborative Programs with the Michener Institute

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
TRN Medical Radiation Sciences – Nuclear
Medicine & Molecular Imaging Technology
Apply through the OUAC; some postsecondary studies required.
TRS Medical Radiation Sciences – Radiological
Technology
Apply through the OUAC; some postsecondary studies required.
TRT Medical Radiation Sciences – Radiation
Therapy
Apply through the OUAC; some postsecondary studies required.

University of Toronto Mississauga Collaborative Programs with Sheridan College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
TMT Theatre & Drama Apply through the OUAC.
TEV Visual Studies – some joint programs with Sheridan College Apply through the OUAC.

University of Toronto Scarborough Collaborative Programs with Centennial College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
TSJ Journalism Apply through the OUAC.
TSI Paramedicine Apply through the OUAC.

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Trent University

Trent University offers more than 100 articulation agreements that provide degree completion pathways for college graduates.

Read more about Trent’s articulation agreements

Collaborative Program with Durham College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
RCL Journalism / Media Studies Apply through the OUAC.

This integrated degree and diploma program gets you career-ready with practical media production experience gained in college, and crucial critical thinking and writing skills developed in university. Through an emphasis on hands-on learning, you will gain new confidence building a strong portfolio of work that will help launch your future career in journalism, broadcasting and media.

Collaborative Programs with Fleming College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
Bachelor of Science, Ecological Restoration Apply through OCAS.

By working to ensure our world’s precious ecosystems are preserved, the vision of ecological restoration is that of a better tomorrow for the world’s living organisms, including humans. This unique degree program gives you the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to make your mark in the green revolution, teaching you how to restore our natural environment so that it survives and thrives for present and future generations.

RCN Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Apply through the OUAC.

The Trent/Fleming School of Nursing empowers future nursing professionals, providing you with strong scientific knowledge, compassion and social responsibility. Accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, Trent’s nursing programs place an emphasis on experiential learning and a holistic approach to health care.

Option in Geographical Information Systems Apply through the OUAC to Archaeology, Environmental and Resource Studies, or Geography.

As an Archaeology, Geography or Environmental and Resource Science student, you can pursue an option in GIS, the field that connects geography to data. This option will allow you to visualize, question, analyze and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns and trends.

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University of Waterloo

Collaborative Program with Conestoga College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
WLS Bachelor of Science in Biology or Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology Technician Diploma (regular or co-op) – Available to Conestoga College students only. Apply through the OUAC.

Read more about articulation agreements between Ontario universities and colleges.

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Western University

Collaborative Programs with Fanshawe College

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
EKF Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Wealth Management (King’s University College) Apply through the OUAC.
ENW Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Western site) Apply through the OUAC.
ENF Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Fanshawe site) Apply through the OUAC.

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Wilfrid Laurier University

Joint Programs with Conestoga College

Wilfrid Laurier University offers many collaborative degree programs with Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. Most of these partnerships allow students to earn both a bachelor’s degree from Laurier and a graduate certificate from Conestoga College in a reduced duration of only 4 years. For the following programs, students apply to Laurier directly through the OUAC.

OUAC Program Code Program Name Program Notes
UHB Community Health (BA) with Autism and Behavioural Science or Mental Health and Substance Use (1-year graduate certificate) If you choose to concentrate in Autism and Behavioural Science or Mental Health and Substance Use in the Community Health (BA) program, you will take courses from Conestoga College in your third year and earn a graduate certificate in Autism and Behavioural Science or Mental Health and Substance Use, respectively.

In only 4 years, you will graduate with an undergraduate degree from Laurier and a graduate certificate from Conestoga College, a pairing that normally takes 5 years to complete.

UVO Health Administration (BA) with Human Resources Management or Community and Social Service Management (1-year graduate certificate) You can choose to take this program in combination with 1 of 2 graduate certificates from Conestoga College: Human Resources Management or Community and Social Service Management. In third year, you will take courses delivered by Conestoga College on Laurier’s Brantford campus.

You will graduate with an undergraduate degree from Laurier and a graduate certificate from Conestoga College in only 4 years, a pairing that normally takes 5 years to complete.

UVH Human Rights and Human Diversity (BA) with Human Resources Management or Community and Social Service Management (1-year graduate certificate) You can choose to take this program in combination with 1 of 2 graduate certificates from Conestoga College: Human Resources Management or Community and Social Service Management. In third year, you will take courses delivered by Conestoga College on Laurier’s Brantford campus.

You will graduate with an undergraduate degree from Laurier and a graduate certificate from Conestoga College in only 4 years, a pairing that normally takes 5 years to complete.

UID International Education Studies with Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate from Conestoga College You can choose to complete a TEFL certificate from Conestoga College, providing you with the training and first credential required to teach English as a second/foreign language in Canada or abroad. You will graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Laurier and a certificate from Conestoga College in only 4 years.

The Conestoga TEFL Certificate program is recognized by Teachers of English as Second Language (TESL) Canada, Standard 1.

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University of Windsor

Find details on a number of articulated college-to-university pathways at Windsor.

Collaborative Program with St. Clair College (Windsor/Chatham) and Lambton College (Sarnia)

OUAC Program Code Program Name
NN Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)

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York University

Upper-year Entry Only

Concurrent Programs with Seneca College

Program Name Program Notes
Broadcasting (BA in Communication and Media Studies/Diploma in Radio or Television Broadcasting) Apply through OCAS; some postsecondary studies required.
Creative Advertising (BA in Communication and Media Studies/Diploma in Creative Advertising) Apply through OCAS; some postsecondary studies required.
Journalism (BA in Communication and Media Studies/Diploma in Journalism) Apply through OCAS; some postsecondary studies required.

Concurrent Programs with Centennial College

Program Name Program Notes
Book & Magazine Publishing (BA in Communication and Media Studies/Graduate Certificate) Apply through OCAS; some postsecondary studies required.
Corporate Communications & Public Relations (BA in Communication and Media Studies/Graduate Certificate) Apply through OCAS; some postsecondary studies required.

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