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Advertising - Media Management


Ontario Graduate Certificate


Program Code: 20881

Campus: Lakeshore

Length: 3 semesters starting in September

Our comprehensive program gives you the knowledge and skills required to build a career in today's advertising and media managment landscape. Our graduates find jobs on both the client and agency side with local, national and international advertising agencies, media companies, marketing strategy agencies, and leading business and consumer brands.  Typical roles include:

  • account co-ordinator/manager
  • brand manager
  • digital media planner/co-ordinator
  • digital strategist
  • media buyer/planner
  • media sales representative
  • programmatic campaign co-ordinator
  • social media manager

Armed with a comprehensive understanding of both the traditional and digital media landscapes, gained through in-class work, practical teachings and a work placement, this program will launch your career in the advertising and media management sector. 

Gain hands-on industry experience with a work placement and have the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to a real-world business environment. With our support, you’ll find your placement at any number of local, national or international advertising/media-related companies or brands. A 160-hour (minimum) work placement may be completed full time in the third semester. 

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

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    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • A bachelor’s degree

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

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    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Fees

The 2021-2022 fee for three semesters is:

  • domestic: $5,894.34
  • international: $18,048.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $2,168.51 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $115.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $2,784.67 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $2,168.51 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $2,669.67 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 3 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $440.00 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $440.00 $0.00 $0.00

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $7,977.84 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $115.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $8,594.00 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $8,092.84 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $8,594.00 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 3 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $440.00 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $440.00 $0.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Equipment & Device Requirements

All Semesters

Details and Specifications Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Processor Dual-core processor Quad-core processor
OS Windows 10 or IOS Windows 10
Memory 8 GB of RAM 16 GB of RAM
Storage 100 GB HDD 512 GB SSD
Monitor Laptop computer (not a notebook such as a Chromebook or a tablet) recently purchased; last 18 months Laptop computer (not a notebook such as a Chromebook or a tablet) recently purchased; last 18 months
Other Built-in WiFi, a microphone and a webcam Built-in WiFi, a microphone and a webcam. Long battery life (strongly recommended)

Additional Costs

Note: An additional registration fee of $440 applies to placements completed after the final semester of this program.

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Program Specific Questions

Brad Herd, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4318
brad.herd@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.

Print/Download Date: June 19, 2021