• 5 Reasons to Choose

    WE’RE COLLABORATIVE
    Northern College’s School of Community Services has an extensive list of transfer agreements with universities in Ontario, Canada and abroad. Our articulation agreement with Algoma University allows our Social Service Worker graduates to pursue an undergraduate degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or Community Development.

    WE’RE PRACTICAL
    Field placements will provide you with hands-on learning and networking opportunities.

    WE’RE CURRENT
    Our programs are continuously updated to reflect new vocational standards. Students enrolled in our programs have the opportunity to participate in unique initiatives that aim to enhance the quality of life for those living in our communities.

    WE’RE ACCESSIBLE
    Some of our programs are available through Contact North/Contact Nord.

    WE’RE ENGAGED
    Community outreach and involvement extends beyond your core courses; engagement is one of our core values.

  • Northern College helped me discover myself...

    Elisa Sutherland

    and realize my strengths and abilities.

    The program I took provided phenomenal in-depth training and each course reflected the uniqueness of different cultures while providing insight into the traditions of others. - Elisa Sutherland, Early Childhood Education program


    I was able to do one of my placements in China...

    Stephanie Aitchison

    thanks to Northern's connections with some Chinese colleges. I always wanted to be tossed into a different culture. My placement helped me broaden my perspective in both a cultural and childcare sense. It was the experience of a lifetime, and doing it to learn made it that much more special. - Stephanie Aitchison, Early Childhood Education program


We have agreements with Algoma, Brock, Lakehead, Laurentian, Nipissing, and Ryerson universities and we work with the University of Guelph, the University of Windsor and Athabasca University in Alberta, Griffith University in Australia, University of Fredericton in New Brunswick, Husson University in Maine, and Ireland’s Institutes of Technology … just to name a few.