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Herzing College

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Programs

Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.

Business, Accounting, Marketing Programs

  • 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.
  • Individuals in an Accounting and Payroll department are typically responsible for preparing and processing bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivables, budgets and other financial records.

    This program provides students with hands-on training in bookkeeping, database management, and accounting software used by Canadian employers. Areas of study include accounting principles and practice, computerized accounting, managerial accounting, payroll administration, spreadsheets and data management.

  • Medical Office Administrators perform a variety of administrative and clinical duties. Individuals in this role may be responsible for scheduling and confirming appointments, preparing medical documents, charts and requisition forms, maintaining confidential medical files and records, performing or setting up for minor medical procedures such as taking blood pressure or measuring height/weight.

    This program provides an overview of medical office principles, practices, and operations with a focus on developing medical office assistant skills. Areas of study include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, computer applications, and medical office scheduling and billing software.

    Certificates featured in the Medical Office Administration course: Vital Signs Clinic, First Aid and CPR.

  • Supply chain management is the process of moving the right thing to the right place at the right time – and at the right cost. To produce a product a plan needs to be put in place, from procurement, through manufacturing, to delivery.  The coordination of these processes is known as the “supply chain”, and is vital to an organization’s competitive advantage. An individual involved in supply chain management is responsible for managing the flow of products through the supply chain from start to finish.

    This online program, in partnership with Supply Chain Canada, examines each stage of the supply chain and prepares students with the knowledge and practical skills required for entry-level positions in supply chain management. Areas of study include logistics, marketing, operations, procurement, transportation, negotiation skills and business planning.

  • A diploma in Business Administration is by far the most flexible kind of college training. Students can start careers in many different business roles, including accounting, sales, marketing, and administrative support.

    Want to become a valued office team member and qualify for management roles? Business training is the first step to mastering the technology, strategy, and skills you’ll need to get there.

    This Business Administration program provides an overview of business principles, practices, and operations with a focus on communications and administrative skills. Areas of study include accounting, database applications, and client services.

  • Medical Office Assistants perform a variety of administrative and clinical duties. Individuals in this role may be responsible for scheduling and confirming appointments, preparing medical documents, charts and requisition forms, maintaining confidential medical files and records, performing or setting up for minor medical procedures such as taking blood pressure or measuring height/weight.

    This program provides an overview of medical office principles, practices, and operations with a focus on developing medical office assistant skills. Areas of study include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical and laboratory procedures, clinical office procedures, word processing, and medical office scheduling and billing software.

Creative Arts, Interactive, Sound Programs

  • 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, specialized functions of a computer-aided drafting program.
  • 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.

    Program length: 16 months (25 hours/week) includes 16 week 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 2D animation has been around since the 1800’s and involves creating two-dimensional characters, backgrounds and storyboards. 2D animation has evolved from using hand drawn images to using computer-based software such as Toon Boom Harmony, Adobe Flash and After Effects to create and edit images, but it still plays an important role in the world of animation today. This program provides a well-rounded curriculum and prepares students with the skills and competencies needed to pursue a career in TV, movie production and more. Areas of study include introduction to animation and animation software, arcs, anticipation, drawing, posing, character rigging, character animation and more. Program length: 12 months (20 hours/week) includes 6 week internship
  • Web and graphic designers use color, lettering, typography and computer design programs to create images and documents for use in print and web. They combine art and technology to communicate ideas. Computer Graphic Design students learn design fundamentals, lettering and typography, graphic design and web design. Students create color composites and renderings and are introduced to using computer applications and sophisticated software as design tools. Students use these tools to create high quality layouts and designs for print and web. This program provides students with a solid foundation for career growth. Graduates are qualified for many entry-level positions, including production or computer artists at newspapers or print media production houses, advertising agencies or television stations. Areas of study include Adobe Photoshop image design and editing, vector graphics using Adobe Illustrator, website design, graphic design and layout using Adobe InDesign and more. Program length: 10 months (20 hours/week, M-TH) includes 6 week internship

Education, Teaching Programs

  • Early childhood education is a fulfilling career choice, helping to provide a foundation of support to encourage children to grow into their full potentials. 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.

Engineering Programs

  • 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, specialized functions of a computer-aided drafting program.
  • 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.

    Program length: 16 months (25 hours/week) includes 16 week 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.

Healthcare, Wellness, Pharma Programs

  • The attitude, abilities and approach of Personal Support Workers are critical to the well-being and health of the people they support. Individuals in this role are generally responsible for assisting clients in homes/apartments in the community, and long-term care facilities with tasks of daily living. They must provide not only for the comfort, safety and well-being of their clients, but also demonstrate sensitivity and respect for those in their care. This program teaches students the necessary knowledge and practical skills for employment as Personal Support Workers in a home or apartment in the community or in a long term care facility. Areas of study include interpersonal skills, safety, abuse, household management and meal preparation and assisting a personal with personal hygiene. Certificates featured in the Personal Support Worker course: First Aid and CPR
  • This program is available completely online only.

    A career in Occupational Health and Safety focuses on the physical and mental well-being of employees. Individuals in this role work to minimize risks and workplace hazards, and protect the health of workers. They ensure safe workplace environments aim to prevent departures of workers due to health related issues caused by work conditions.

    This program provides an overview of safety and workplace health principles and focuses on best practices in ergonomics, hygiene and worker health and wellness. Areas of study include hazard recognition, safety audit analysis, environmental issues, fire protection, laws, ethics, risk management.

    The Occupational Health and Safety program at Herzing College is approved by the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to take a certification exam that leads to the Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) Certification. In addition, graduates that accumulate four years of work experience in the industry will also be eligible to take the exam that leads to a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) Certification. Both certifications are widely recognized and sought after by many organizations hiring safety professionals across Canada.

  • Health Care Aides are an important part of the patient care team. Individuals in this role may be responsible for monitoring, reporting and documentation, transporting patients, maintaining patient’s rooms and general patient care. In a home or home care environment duties may include bathing, grooming, and preparing and serving meals. This program teaches students the necessary knowledge and practical skills for employment as Health Care Aides in a facility, as well as home environments. Areas of study include anatomy, physiology, community care, human development, social and cultural issues, communication skills. Certificates featured in this program: First Aid, CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, P.I.E.C.E.S, Safe Resident Handling. Accredited by Canadian Support Workers Association

Human & Social Services, CSW Programs

  • Community Services Workers may interview, counsel, and assist clients to deal with personal and social problems. They may also organize and implement a variety of community programs and services. Individuals in this role may be responsible for preparing intake reports, referring clients to other social services, admitting clients to appropriate programs, and meeting with clients to evaluate treatments/plans and progress.

    This program provides students with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to provide many types of assistance to people in the community. Areas of study include addictions, psychology, sociology, mental health, Canadian family dynamic, professional skills, counselling and interviewing techniques, business communications and report writing.

    Certificates featured in the Community Services Worker program: MS 100 First Aid and CPR

  • This program is available on campus, completely online, and in our hybrid Flex-Ed format. 

    Community Support Workers interview, counsel, and assist clients to deal with personal and social problems. They may also organize and implement a variety of community programs and services. Individuals in this role may be responsible for preparing intake reports, referring clients to other social services, admitting clients to appropriate programs, and meeting with clients to evaluate treatments/plans and progress.

    This program provides students with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to provide many types of assistance to people in the community. Areas of study include addictions, psychology, sociology, mental health, Canadian family dynamic, professional skills, counselling and interviewing techniques, development, business communications and report writing.

Legal, Policing Programs

  • Law Clerks play an important role in the legal profession, working directly under the guidance of a Lawyer. Law Clerks are responsible for routine legal and administrative work, and may assist a Lawyer with more complex legal matters. Law firms, government offices and legal departments employ Law Clerks to offer services to their clients at lower costs. This program provides an overview of legal principles, practices and procedures. Areas of study include legal office procedures, Corporate Law, Wills and Estates, Family Law, Real Estate, Litigation and the practical application of Law Clerk responsibilities.
  • Paralegals are non-lawyers providing legal services in specified areas of practice to the public for a fee. The type of work that a licensed paralegal can perform is limited by the Law Society and this program is restricted to those areas of law. This program, accredited by the Law Society of Ontario, prepares graduates to apply to the Law Society of Ontario to become licensed paralegals. Areas of study include Understanding Statutes and By-Laws, Torts and Contracts, Evidence and the Litigation Process, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Small Claims Court, Tribunal Practice, Provincial Offences/Motor Vehicle Offences, Criminal Summary Conviction Procedures and Ethics.
  • Legal Assistants are trained to provide administrative support to lawyers, legal departments or government organizations in the legal and justice system. Individuals in this role may be responsible for preparing legal documents, maintaining records and files, and conducting research. They may also prepare wills, real estate transactions, court reports and affidavits. This program provides an overview of the communication skills, people skills and computer skills necessary to work as a Legal Assistant. Areas of study include word-processing and computer skills, legal office procedures, family law, wills and estates, corporate law, litigation, and real estate purchase, sales and contracts.

Skilled Trades, Auto, Fire Programs

Technology, Networking Programs

  • 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.

    Program length: 16 months (25 hours/week) includes 16 week 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 installing hardware and software, managing access, setting up resource sharing, troubleshooting and computer optimization.

  • Learn how to install, maintain, optimize, and protect computer networks. Prepare for essential certifications, including CompTIA and CCNA. Get real work experience with a 12-week internship.

    The Microcomputer & Networking Systems Technology program provides a very strong foundation in network installation, optimization, and troubleshooting skills.

    You will learn how to:

    • Build a microcomputer from parts, install operating systems and utilities, and troubleshoot problems
    • Install and troubleshoot peripheral devices (disk drives, memory, printers, network cards, scanners, etc.)
    • Install Windows server 2012/2016/2019
    • Implement network connections, optimize system performance, manage security
    • Install, configure, and manage Windows and Linux operating systems
    • Connect, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco routers and switches
    • Resolve hardware and software problems, network performance and security issues
    • Assemble a functional network using desktop virtualization, network servers, and clients
    • Set up and use cloud applications
    • Maintaining network documentation
  • Programmer Analysts write, modify, integrate and test computer code for a variety of computer and software applications. They determine the business application need 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.
  • Computer Network Technicians establish, operate, maintain and co-ordinate the use of networks, software, hardware, and related computer equipment. Individuals in this role typically troubleshoot and provide IT support, install and maintain software, monitor network security, and perform back up operations.

    This program provides skills, knowledge and practical experience to work effectively in positions including technical support, computer maintenance/repair, hardware/software installation and network administration. 

  • This program provides comprehensive cybersecurity training in just 12 months. The curriculum covers network monitoring, security and risk mitigation, digital forensics, ethical hacking, disaster recovery, and more. It fulfills the educational component needed for leading IT security certifications, including SSCP, CCSP, and CISSP.

Travel, Tourism, Hospitality Programs

Herzing 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 expanded geographically to include campus locations across the country. Our reputation is built on a foundation of high ethical standards, and a commitment to the success of our students and the communities and industries we support.

A Message from Our Founder:

 

“We believe in the potential of every individual. We believe that those who wish to apply themselves deserve our every effort to support their success with a nurturing environment that prepares them personally and professionally to meet their career goals.”

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

Our students are our top priority, and every decision we make stems from that commitment. We offer day, part-day, evening and online classes to allow our students the flexibility to reach their higher education goals. At Herzing we are committed to assisting students who are often balancing work and family commitments with their studies while they strive to improve their lives through education.


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