Pathway ProgramsHerzing College

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Your Pathway to CanadaHerzing College

Since 1965 Herzing College has been recognized as a leader in high quality, credible training for market driven programs. Initially the institution was dedicated to computer technology training, but over the years, the college has expanded its breadth of career-focused education and has also expanded geographically to include campus locations across the country.

Its campuses work closely with top local and regional employers to ensure that Herzing programs encompass the skills and knowledge needed for students to succeed at the next level. The Career Development department provides students with the training and employment resources they need to successfully find employment.

Herzing offers day, part-day, evening and online classes to allow students the flexibility to reach their higher education goals. Herzing is committed to assisting students who are often balancing work and family commitments with their studies while they strive to improve their lives through education.

Herzing CollegeOther information

Location
Montreal
Start dates
Depends on the program, please contact our University Pathway department.
Application Deadline
Rolling Admission
Language Requirement
BLI English level 9 or BLI French level 8 (BLI French level 6 for DEP programs)
Accommodation
If you need accommodation during the time you are taking your program please contact our housing department.
Program offered in
English and French
Programs
Business Programs
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION | 14 months (25 hours/week, includes internship)

A qualification in Business Administration presents a variety of different career paths, including; finance/accounting, customer service, sales and marketing. Individuals in this role are typically responsible for using common operating systems and software for administrative purposes, analyzing and processing accounting data, establishing marketing plans, or selling products and services to customers.

This program provides a unique overview of business principles, practices and operations with a focus on developing managerial skills. Areas of study include accounting concepts and applications, business principles and management, computer business application software, marketing, sales and communication skills.

This program is offered in English.

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE & IMPORT / EXPORT | 14 months (25 hours/week, includes 8 week internship)

With our global community rapidly expanding, and with the increased interest and dependence on world trade, the industry of importing and exporting goods couldn’t be more important or vital to the world’s economy. Individuals trained in Import/Export will be familiar with the details of the regulations and laws that govern world trade, as well as be privy to the current dialogues and rhetoric of the international market.

This program teaches students valuable skills recommended by the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), which will provide all the tools necessary to eventually become a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) Areas of study include research in international business, legal aspects of international trade, law and business ethics, spreadsheets and databases and financial mathematics.

This program is offered in English.

Computer Programs
3D ANIMATION | 24 months (25 hours/week, includes internship)

3D Animation is an exciting new trend in the entertainment industry. 3D Animation uses computer generated graphics to create animated scenes that look sophisticated and realistic. Examples of 3D Animation can be found in popular movies such as Frozen, Ice Age, How to Train your Dragon and Sin City.

This program provides a well-rounded curriculum and prepares students with the skills and competencies needed in pursuing a career in TV, movie production, video game animation and other industries requiring 3D animation. Areas of study include storyboarding, character animation, modeling characters and scenes, texturing, special effects, lighting, and computer applications such as Autodesk 3D Studio Max or Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Zbrush and Adobe After Effects.

This program is offered in English.

COMPUTING SUPPORT | 14 months (35 hours/week, includes internship)

Individuals trained in computing support manage and install network resources, optimize computer performance and troubleshoot computer problems. They will be able to analyze the architecture and operation of computer systems and provide service to clients in the workplace.

This program teaches optimal use of software, the use of older and recent operating systems, the use of application software, creating and using databases, and the use of telecommunications. Areas of study include network management, developing programs, installing hardware and software, managing access, setting up resource sharing, troubleshooting and computer optimization.

This program is offered in French.

INTERIOR DESIGN | 18 months (20 hours/week, includes internship)

Interior Designers conceptualize and produce aesthetic, functional and safe designs for interior spaces in residential, commercial, cultural, institutional and industrial buildings. Computers are used to aid in drafting, color matching and final product visualization.

This program prepares students to conceptualize and produce aesthetic, functional and safe designs for interior spaces in residential, commercial, cultural, institutional and industrial buildings. Areas of study include interior design and decoration, color, space planning, CAD of interior designs and decorators, textiles and interior materials, furniture and accessories, lighting and commercial and residential perspectives and renders.

This program is offered in French or English.

MICROCOMPUTER AND NETWORK SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY | 15.5 months (25 hours/week, includes internship)

Individuals trained in microcomputer and networking systems provide problem solving services to network users. They are typically responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and administering the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) mainframe networks, computer workstations, and connections to the internet. It was only a few years ago that the terms internet, intranet and extranet were used only in very specialized environments. Now they are part of the everyday vocabulary. The widespread use of the internet has led to the use of routers, proxies, firewalls, VPN (Virtual Private Networks) and now cloud computing and virtualization. The new technologies that have evolved in the last few years have also led to such internet-business terms as B2B, B2C and M2M. Our program is in constant evolution from year to year as the ever-increasing changes in industry dictate changes to course content.

This program provides instruction and training on how to install, configure and maintain microcomputers, operating systems as well as cloud technology. Areas of study include technical support, Linux operating systems, network operating systems, managing an enterprise network, Microsoft based systems, and cloud environments.

We prepare students for jobs that demand proficiency with Microsoft products and technologies. In addition, Herzing College is a member of the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTia). We also prepare students for proficiency in microcomputer hardware and operating systems. Because certifications are a reality in the computer industry, the Microcomputers and Networking Systems program contains course material for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Cisco CCENT, CompTia A+ and Network+, CompTia Cloud Essentials and CompTia Linux+ certifications.

This program is offered in English.

SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE | 24 months (25 hours/week, includes internship)

Sustainable Architecture is a new approach to architectural design and construction that focuses on green con-struction technologies, renewable energy, and improving the energy performance of buildings. Most governments are now concerned about issues of sustainable development and environmental awareness of individuals.

The Sustainable Architecture program prepares students to meet the requirements of the construction industry in general and to meet the growing need to adopt and develop strategies for development and design that are sus-tainable. Areas of study include applied mathematics for architecture, technical architecture and drawings, design, construction and environmental sustainability, services of green buildings and energy management, analysis and design statements of green buildings and regulation of construction and building codes.

COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN AND DRAFTING | 16 months (25 hours/week, includes internship)

Skilled drafters interpret the ideas of engineers and present them in the language of manufacturing and construction. In the past, drafters primarily produced working and schematic drawings using a variety of drafting machines, rules, T-squares, curves, triangles, and other drawing tools. Today, individuals in this role produce these drawings using a computer-assisted drawing system known as CAD.

This program prepares students to become skilled drafters that interpret the ideas of engineers and present them in the language of manufacturing and construction. This course offers three different areas of study to choose from; Track A – Visualization & Animation in Engineering Design, Track B – Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering Drafting & Design, Track C – Architectural / Engineering/ Construction Building Design.

This program is offered in English.

INDUSTRIAL DRAFTING | 14 months (35 hours/week, includes internship)

Skilled drafters interpret the ideas of engineers and present them in the language of manufacturing and construction. In the past, drafters primarily produced working and schematic drawings using a variety of drafting machines, rules, T-squares, curves, triangles, and other drawing tools. Today, individuals in this role produce these drawings using a computer-assisted drawing system known as CAD.

This program develops the skills necessary to determine the information to include on drawings. Areas of study include taking and interpreting measurements, manufacturing, interpreting technical information related to materials and the manufacturing process, illustrating the arrangement of components and power train systems, interpreting and creating drawings and sketches, and specialized functions of a computer-aided drafting program.

This program is offered in French.

PROGRAMMER ANALYST | 15 months (25 hours/week, includes internship)

Programmer Analysts write, modify, integrate and test computer code for a variety of computer and software applications. They determine the business application needed for a computer system. An individual trained in this role may also be responsible for training employees on using a program.

This program prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and the popular programming languages and applications required in a software development environment. Areas of study include Microsoft VB.Net applications, Object-oriented programming with JAVA, database design and development with SQL Server, Internet programming with JavaScript, PHP and mobile technologies.

This program teaches students valuable skills recommended by the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), which will provide all the tools necessary to eventually become a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) Areas of study include research in international business, legal aspects of international trade, law and business ethics, spreadsheets and databases and financial mathematics.

This program is offered in English.

Educational Programs
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION | 14 months (20 hours/week, includes internship)

Early childhood education is a fulfilling career choice, helping to provide a foundation of support to encourage children to reach their full potential. Those who are interested in pursuing this career should enjoy planning and organizing recreational activities for young children, enabling them to integrate into groups and greater society. Empathetic communication is necessary to establish relationships built on trust and to develop their capacities for creativity.

This program provides training for the care and guidance of preschool children under the supervision of early childhood educators, stimulating and developing their intellectual, physical and emotional growth. Areas of study include the fundamentals of early childhood psychology, child safety and risk management, behavioral intervention, strategies, social-emotional development, and educational activities.

This program is offered in English.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to this program you must:

  • Have a High School diploma
  • Have successfully completed BLI English level 9 or BLI French level 8 (BLI French level 6 for DEP programs)
  • Be at least 18 years old
Documents
  • A copy of a valid passport
  • A copy of your birth certificate in English or French, notarized and translated
  • A copy of your high school diploma and transcript in English or French, notarized and translated
  • A copy of your CAQ
  • A copy of your study permit
  • Proof of French level (BLI level or Official exam)
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