The college was established during the formation of Ontario's college system in 1967.Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology were established on May 21, 1965 when the Ontario system of public colleges was created.Georgian College is a College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario, Canada. It has 13,000 full-time students, including 3,600 international students from 85 countries, across seven campuses, the largest being in Barrie.
Georgian College offers academic upgrading, apprenticeship training, certificate, diploma, graduate certificate, college degree and university programs (including combined degree-diplomas) and part-time studies in such areas such as automotive business, business and management, community safety, computer studies, design and visual arts, engineering technology and environmental studies, health, wellness and sciences, hospitality, tourism and recreation, human services, Indigenous studies, liberal arts, marine studies, and skilled trades
Georgian offers the following degrees:
- Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Automotive Management)
- Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership)
- Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Golf Management)
- Honours Bachelor of Interior Design
- Honours Bachelor of Police Studies
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Collaborative Program
Georgian College's main campus is located on a 140-acre (57 ha) site on the northeast edge of Barrie.The Barrie Campus is home to the University Partnership Centre, offering degree studies and combined degree-diploma programs.The Barrie Campus is also home to the Sadlon Centre for Health, Wellness and Sciences. Opened in 2011, this $65-million, 165,000-square-foot (15,300 m2) facility has allowed Georgian to double its enrolment in health and wellness programs to 3,000 students and allow students to pursue health sciences-related certificates, diplomas and degrees, including advanced degree programs. It is home to a variety of health care teaching clinics open to the public, as well as laboratories and classrooms.