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3 Semesters (35 Weeks)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario university or college degree, or equivalent
  • Three postsecondary general education credits
  • One postsecondary English credit
  • Reference letter outlining previous experience with young children, either paid or volunteer

Applicants with credentials from outside of Canada must provide a "course-by-course" credential assessment from a recognized agency such as WES (World Education Services) or ICAS (International Credential Assessment Service).

Academic records that are in a language other than English must include an official/certified English translation.

Additional Information

Once you have applied, please contact Seneca Admissions for details on how to submit your reference letter.

After admission but before beginning classes, you must obtain:

  • Current immunization report and report of chest x–ray or tuberculin skin test.
  • Valid Standard First Aid with CPR C certificate (two-day course)
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check


If you are a high school applicant or have not previously completed a degree, please apply to the two-year Early Childhood Education (ECE) program.