Post Secondary Education in MuskokaMuskoka has grown in many ways over the last decade, one of which is in the education industry. Across Muskoka, there are a variety of post secondary institutions with a plentitude of programs available for students. Students no longer have to leave Muskoka to obtain quality post secondary education.
Georgian College Muskoka Campus
Muskoka campus, located in Bracebridge, is a dynamic regional campus of Georgian College, dedicated to providing quality education and training.
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Nipissing University Muskoka Campus
In September 2011, students attending the Nipissing-Muskoka campus will benefit from a new residence! Located directly across from the main academic building, the Muskoka Residence Complex is a suite style residence with both two bedroom and four bedroom suites. Each fully-furnished suite features private bedrooms, a kitchen with fridge and stove, a living room and a full bathroom for every two students. Click here for more information on the Residence and Don applications.
The Muskoka Campus in Bracebridge also opened a new, technologically advanced, 26,000 square foot academic building in 2008. The campus is located in Jubilee Park within close walking distance to all amenities and the main street shops, and restaurants. This safe and friendly location is a short two hour drive from Toronto, North Bay, Sudbury and Grey-Bruce and within an hour of Barrie, Orillia and the Parry Sound area.
Our goal is to provide a high quality, personalized learning experience – one student at a time – and it’s a journey made within an unparalleled sense of community. The campus offers students the opportunity to study full time or part-time towards a Bachelor of Arts degree in three different majors; an Honours degree in Child and Family Studies, a General degree in Culture and the Arts or a General Liberal Arts degree.
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University of Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment
The Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment is a research, teaching and community centre, located at 87 Forbes Hill Drive, Huntsville, Ontario. Nestled in Muskoka on the Canadian Shield, the Centre can host short courses, meetings, conferences, workshops and field exercises, with an ecology lab opening fall 2011. The on-site accommodations can lodge 45 people and overlook the rocks, trees and lakes for which the region is known.
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine will also be operating a research lab in the Centre. Over time, the facility will service the training and education needs of undergraduate and graduate students, government agencies, universities, consultants and non-governmental organizations. The community may access the Centre for other events such as speaker series, fundraisers and celebration events. In future, on-line courses will be hosted at the Centre.
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Progressive Training College of Business and Health
The Bracebridge Campus of Willis College is conveniently located in Muskoka, the heart of Ontario’s cottage country and steps to downtown Bracebridge. Whether you are returning to the work force or just beginning the path to a new career, our experienced and professional instructors will work with you to achieve all of your career goals. Our small class sizes allow individual personalized attention that will optimize your learning experience at Willis College.
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