Broadcasting - Radio

Broadcasting - Radio (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Four semesters, beginning in September


Broadcast - Radio

Contact Information

Sheila Walsh, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4913


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $4,067.78
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.


Start DatesAvailability
2016 SeptemberOpen

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

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

Selection Includes Secondary Requirements: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated and the result of the evaluation of additional secondary requirements. Secondary requirements may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references, etc., and vary by program.

Our Program

Humber’s Broadcasting – Radio diploma program prepares you for the performing, creative, technical and business elements of radio. You’ll learn about radio station operations, broadcast equipment, and the fundamentals of gathering, writing, producing and delivering content for all genres of radio – including the digital and mobile space. On the business side, you’ll gain in-demand skills in content producing, station management, sales, marketing, news, programming and market research.

Radio Humber operates as a fully licensed over the air Greater Toronto Area (GTA)-based campus community radio station regulated by the Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).  Radio Humber has broadcast for more than 40 years via FM terrestrial signal (96.9fm), and now worldwide at Radio Humber. Your radio broadcasting education will include the exclusive opportunity to contribute to Radio Humber 96.9fm. As part of your program, you’ll create original content in our digital studios and then enjoy the thrill of bringing it to listeners.

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Your Career

Turn up the volume on your future with a radio broadcasting education from Humber.

Radio is a thriving field, with more than 250 stations in Ontario and thousands more across Canada, the U.S. and the digital and satellite space. With your Broadcasting – Radio diploma, you’ll have what it takes to succeed behind the microphone. Our graduates work as music and talk show hosts, news and sports anchors and reporters, audio and content producers, sales and marketing representatives, and music and program directors at stations across Canada, including prominent Toronto stations such as KiSS 92.5, CHUM FM, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Indie 88.1, 102.1 the Edge, Newstalk 1010, 680News and CBC Radio.

Follow in the footsteps of media personality George Stroumboulopoulos and hundreds of other Humber radio alumni who are household names in their communities and across Canada.

Work Placement

Radio work placement opportunities are available at radio stations across Canada following your fourth semester (160-hour placement). We will assist you in finding placements at stations in your areas of interest, providing you with valuable experience and industry contacts.

Our placement partners include 680News, Talk Radio AM 640, KiSS 92.5, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, 102.1 the Edge, Z103.5 FM and CBC Radio, among others.

Your Future Study Options

Qualified graduates of this program may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions. Visit Transfer Options for detailed information.


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