New undergraduate and graduate for-credit degree programs that have been approved by the Quality Council on or after September 1, 2011 are detailed in this database, which can be searched in multiple ways: by university, year, program level and/or keyword.
Program Approvals: University of Ontario Institute of Technology
The Graduate Diploma in Work Disability Prevention (WDP) is offered in collaboration with Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. The program is primarily designed for highly qualified individuals in established regulated health professions (e.g., chiropractors, kinesiologists, nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers) currently working in or wishing to work in the WDP field. Health professionals are ideally situated to assist workers and organizations to prevent and resolve work disability issues.
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Criminology and Social Justice combines disciplinary and specialized study in Criminology, study in qualitative research methods and statistics, and applied learning experiences to prepare students to work in a variety of settings. Specifically, the programs will prepare students for careers related to research and/or teaching in college and university settings, research and practice in behavioural science crime units within law enforcement, research in correctional facilities, research in mental health institutions, evaluation of community programs, administration in provincial and federal programs, statistical research in government organizations, and research in justice-related institutes.
The UOIT Graduate Diploma Program in Accounting is a professional level program designed for business graduates with majors in accounting. The Program aims to prepare prospective Charter Professional Accountants (CPAs) for their careers. The Program is tailored to expand the knowledge and skills students gained from the UOIT Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Major and pave the way for them to enter the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) at Capstone 1. Integral to the Graduate Diploma Program in Accounting and to meeting the requirements of the PEP will be the development of the five enabling competencies described in the CPA Competency Map. The five enabling competencies are: Professionalism and ethical behavior, problem‐solving and decision making, communication, self‐management, and teamwork and leadership.
The Graduate Diploma program in UNENE Nuclear Engineering is designed to provide additional flexibility and opportunity for personnel who wish to enrich their knowledge of nuclear engineering in a rigorous manner. The diploma focuses on exposing students to a broad range of nuclear engineering disciplines, which will augment their nuclear knowledge and skills. Graduates of this program will have enhanced their calibre of designing, supporting, analyzing, operating, and regulating nuclear power plants. The diploma is jointly delivered between the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and McMaster University.
The MSc/PhD programs in Forensic Psychology are designed to produce rigorously-trained, master’s- and doctoral-level professionals who are well positioned for leadership positions in the public and private sectors. Each program will include coursework in modern research methods and statistics, contemporary Forensic Psychology topics, and a thesis.
In addition, this program will be of interest to professionals employed in regional and national law enforcement agencies, local, national and international security agencies, investigative units in commercial, legal and criminal services, fraud divisions, and mental health organizations and units who are interested in advancement in their fields.
The GDip (Type 3) program in Nuclear Design Engineering is designed to meet identified needs for postgraduate knowledge and skills in nuclear power plant design engineering, particularly for people already working in the industry. This diploma in Nuclear Design Engineering focuses on the design impacts of such topics as the regulatory concerns and worker protection in the nuclear industry, nuclear safety concepts, operating features and special safety components of nuclear-electric generating units. The graduates of this program will have enhanced opportunities for professional advancement within the field of nuclear power plant design, operating and licensing.
The Bachelor in Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering and Management provides graduates with the knowledge and skills required to work in high-tech companies requiring the integration of electro-mechanical systems with controls and software, including the robotics, automotive, consumer products, and aerospace industries, to name a few. Developed in consultation with industry, the mechatronics engineering curriculum provides a solid grounding in the fundamentals of mathematics, computing, and science, with in-depth content in engineering sciences and design. In addition to classroom lectures, students participate in tutorials, laboratories, computer simulations, hands-on experiences, independent research and design tasks, individual and group projects, as well as presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences.
The management focus of the program meets the rapidly increasing need for engineers with the leadership skills to succeed in business and management. Students gain critical management skills in key areas of business operations management including: finance, financial and managerial accounting, engineering operations and project management, organizational behaviour, management of human resources, and marketing
The Bachelor in Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering program provides graduates with the knowledge and skills required to work in high-tech companies requiring the integration of electro-mechanical systems with controls and software, including the robotics, automotive, consumer products, and aerospace industries, to name a few. Developed in consultation with industry, the mechatronics engineering curriculum provides a solid grounding in the fundamentals of mathematics, computing, and science, with in-depth content in engineering sciences and design. In addition to classroom lectures, students participate in tutorials, laboratories, computer simulations, hands-on experiences, independent research and design tasks, individual and group projects, as well as presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences.