|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 3 semesters, includes 1 field placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$25,588 per program
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$23,540), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
|Accommodation fee||CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for for one month.
Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Note: Applicants who have successfully completed partial post-secondary education (minimum two years) and have relevant work experience will be considered.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you did not complete two or more consecutive full years at a recognized post-secondary education institution in a school where English is the primary language of instruction and communication, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Attend a mandatory program admission session where applicants will:
Note: After applying, applicants will receive a letter with instructions on how to book the program admission session.
From Polka Dot Door to Annedroids, children’s media is a key part of Canada’s entertainment industry. This first-of-its-kind in Canada program will teach you to create, manage and market numerous media products for the growing children’s market.
By exploring media, including television, interactive digital media, books and games, you’ll hone your storytelling abilities, business skills and production management practices. You’ll also learn about the industry’s major components such as:
- business management
To develop this insight and become career-ready, you’ll use professional software, pitch to broadcasters and producers, visit production companies and attend industry events and complete an industry field placement.
Your final semester is where all your skills get to shine during your work-placement period. This is your opportunity to find the area of children’s media that speaks to you! Whether it be in licensing and merchandising, or in the writer’s room, the Centennial College Children’s Media program will put you on the right path to getting there.
While in the program, you will receive front line experience in:
- Creating a brand plan
- Starting and developing content for a YouTube channel
- Working alongside a client relevant to the industry – Scholastics Canada being just one of the clients who partner with the students
- And so much more!
This will allow you to enter the workplace with a variety of experience in different sectors and completely understanding what to do in any situation. Graduates of this program have been known to be hired into the field within six months to a year of graduation, and two alumni received Daytime Emmy nominations in 2018!
- Children’s writer
- Marketing specialist
- Project manager
- Content manager
- Children’s TV producer
- Children’s multi-platform producer