Top 20 of 2020

Explore the list of top programs, careers and more

No doubt 2020 has been a momentous challenge for all of us. Students have especially been challenged at a seminal part of their lives.

The COVID pandemic will have an impact on the programs they study and the careers they pursue. We have compiled lists of top programs, careers, and scholarships in 2020. The lists are based on views on SchoolFinder (primarily Canadian students), StudyinCanada (primarily international students) and ScholarshipsCanada.

We hope you enjoy the findings and wish you a safe and happy 2021!

The SchoolFinder Group Team

SchoolFinder

Top Undergrad Programs 2020

Square brackets indicate the rank from 2019
 

  1. Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) [1]
  2. Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training [3]
  3. Early Childhood Education and Teaching [2]
  4. Biology/Biological Sciences, General [12]
  5. Radiologic Technology/Science – Radiographer [6]
  6. Dental Hygiene/Hygienist [9]
  7. Forensic Psychology [5]
  8. Pharmacy Technician/Assistant [8]
  9. Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician [4]
  10. Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography [11]
  11. Criminology [21]
  12. Business Administration and Management, General [7]
  13. Computer and Information Systems Security [16]
  14. Psychology, General [38]
  15. Legal Studies, General [93]
  16. Funeral Direction/Service [13]
  17. Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) [15]
  18. Finance and Financial Management Services, Other [14]
  19. Dental Assisting/Assistant [24]
  20. Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design [22]

Top Grad Programs 2020

Square brackets indicate the rank from 2019
 

  1. Dentistry (DDS, DMD) [22]
  2. Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist [1]
  3. Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering [2]
  4. Law (LL.B, J.D., B.C.L.) [17]
  5. Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD) [6]
  6. Business Administration and Management, General [5]
  7. Logistics and Materials Management [13]
  8. Telecommunications Technology/Technician [3]
  9. Project Management [20]
  10. Civil Engineering, General [11]
  11. Health/Health Care Administration/Management [7]
  12. Public Health, General (MPH, DPH) [9]
  13. Management Science, General [10]
  14. Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General [31]
  15. Finance, General [8]
  16. Computer Science [25]
  17. Social Work [4]
  18. Counselling Psychology [24]
  19. Accounting and Finance [46]
  20. Oral Biology and Oral Pathology (MS, PhD) [14]

Top Careers 2020

Square brackets indicate the rank from 2019
 

  1. Psychologists [9]
  2. Pathologists
  3. Ultrasound Technologists (Medical Sonographers [5]
  4. Nurses (RNs) [2]
  5. Software Engineer [3]
  6. Early Childhood Educators and Assistants [1]
  7. Commissioned Police Officers [8]
  8. Accountants [7]
  9. Criminologists
  10. Pharmacy Technicians
  11. Forensic Scientists [6]
  12. Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists [13]
  13. Social Workers [14]
  14. Lawyers [4]
  15. Medical Radiation Technologists [16]
  16. Biologists [15]
  17. Dental Assistants [10]
  18. Conductors, Composers and Arrangers
  19. Advertising Managers [17]
  20. Medical Laboratory Technologists

Top Discover Content 2020

  1. What Can You Do on a COVID-Induced Gap Year?
    by Canadian Gap Year Association
  2. Don’t Miss Out on Scholarship Money!
    by Centennial College
  3. What’s the Weather in London?
    by Middlesex University
  4. How to Write a Personal Statement for Admission to Your First-Choice Program
    by mycampusGPS
  5. Access Over 700 Scholarships with Just One Application
    by Mount Royal University
  6. You’ve Applied: Now What?
    by University of Waterloo
  7. Show Me the Money! Why YOU Should be Applying for Scholarships
    by Olds College
  8. The Social Media Dilemma
    by Algonquin College
  9. Mental Health and Well-Being Resources at York University
    by York University
  10. 5 Steps to Save Money at School
    by Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
  11. Financial Finesse: Tips on Paying for University
    by University of Waterloo
  12. 5 Tips When Choosing an International Medical School
    by University of Nicosia – Medical School
  13. Your Career Might Surprise You!
    by University of Waterloo
  14. Scholarships: How do I Know if it’s Worth it to Apply?
    by mycampusGPS
  15. 5 University Application Questions (And What to do if You Submit Late)
    by Vancouver Island University
  16. IE University and IE Foundation Launch a 5 Million COVID-19 Scholarship Fund
    by IE University
  17. Exams Are Still Coming. Are You Feeling Overwhelmed?
    by College of the Rockies
  18. Canadore College Finance 101: Your Guide to Applying for Financial Assistance
    by Canadore College
  19. Redeemer Reduces Tuition by 42% For You!
    by Redeemer University
  20. Sharpening Your Study Skills
    by Fairleigh Dickinson University – Vancouver

See schools, programs and careers on SchoolFinder.

StudyinCanada

Top Undergrad Programs 2020

Square brackets indicate the rank from 2019
 

  1. Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) [1]
  2. Computer Science [2]
  3. Business Administration and Management, General [4]
  4. Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training [3]
  5. Early Childhood Education and Teaching [5]
  6. Computer Software Engineering [17]
  7. Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications [6]
  8. Kinesiology and Exercise Science [39]
  9. Dental Hygiene/Hygienist [24]
  10. Medical Office Management/Administration [23]
  11. Biomedical Sciences, General [26]
  12. Aviation/Airway Management and Operations [11]
  13. Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography [7]
  14. Biotechnology [9]
  15. Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 15]
  16. Zoology/Animal Biology [25]
  17. Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) [22]
  18. Laboratory Medicine 16]
  19. Business/Commerce, General [35]
  20. Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager [21]

Top Grad Programs 2020

Square brackets indicate the rank from 2019
 

  1. Business Administration and Management, General [1]
  2. Management Science, General [8]
  3. Diag. Med. Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician [4]
  4. Education, General [2]
  5. Secondary Education and Teaching [3]
  6. Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching [5]
  7. Educational Leadership and Administration, General [6]
  8. Engineering/Industrial Management [9]
  9. International Business/Trade/Commerce 11]
  10. Business/Commerce, General [19]
  11. Mechanical Engineering [13]
  12. Finance, General [16]
  13. Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General [15]
  14. Biotechnology [14]
  15. Logistics and Materials Management [41]
  16. Computer Science [7]
  17. Health/Health Care Administration/Management [10]
  18. Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General [46]
  19. Marketing/Marketing Management, General [31]
  20. Nursing Practice [61]

Top Careers 2020

Square brackets indicate the rank from 2019
 

  1. Primary School Teachers
  2. University Professors and Lecturers
  3. Flight Attendants [11]
  4. Aerospace Engineers [7]
  5. Biomedical Engineers [13]
  6. Chemical Engineers [14]
  7. Microbiologists
  8. Geologists [15]
  9. Library Assistants and Clerks
  10. Forensic Scientists [19]
  11. Petroleum Engineers [4]
  12. Kindergarten Teachers
  13. Translators
  14. Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Assistants
  15. Biologists [12]
  16. Metallurgical and Materials Engineers
  17. Early Childhood Educators and Assistants [2]
  18. Firefighters
  19. Film and Video Camera Operators
  20. Audio and Video Recording Technicians [20]

Top Discover Content 2020

  1. What’s the Difference Between a Scholarship and an Award?
    by SAIT
  2. International Students, Don’t Miss Out on Scholarship Money!
    by Centennial College
  3. Getting a Scholarship as an International Student
    by Concordia University
  4. Applying to a Canadian University is Easier than You Think!
    by Carleton University
  5. Financial Finesse: Tips on Paying for University for International Students
    by University of Waterloo
  6. Advice for a Promising Career in Canada
    by Centennial College
  7. How to Prepare for a Canadian Winter
    by Conestoga College
  8. How to Apply to Ontario Universities
    by University of Waterloo
  9. Prepare to Study in Canada and York University
    by York University
  10. The Social Media Dilemma
    by Algonquin College
  11. What is the University Transfer Program in Canada?
    by Alexander College
  12. International Student Services at York University
    by York University
  13. Want to Study AND Work in Canada? You Can Do Both!
    by Concordia University
  14. Working in Canada as an International Student
    by SAIT
  15. How to Earn While You Learn
    by Wilfrid Laurier University
  16. Canadian Universities Support Students During the Transition to Online Learning
    by Concordia University
  17. Planning Your Finances as an International Student
    by Redeemer University College
  18. Making the Most of Winter in Canada
    by SAIT
  19. 4 Career Moves You Need to Make Right Now
    by Centennial College
  20. Polytechnics: Power and Possibility
    by SAIT

See schools, programs and careers on StudyinCanada.

ScholarshipsCanada

Top Discover Content 2020

  1. What Does “Financial Need” Mean for Scholarships?
    by mycampusGPS
  2. Scholarships: How do I Know if it’s Worth it to Apply?
    by mycampusGPS
  3. Don’t Miss Out on Scholarship Money!
    by Centennial College
  4. Access Over 700 Scholarships with Just One Application
    by Mount Royal University
  5. Financial Finesse: Tips on Paying for University
    by University of Waterloo
  6. Show Me the Money! Why YOU Should be Applying for Scholarships
    by Olds College
  7. 4 Career Moves You Need to Make Right Now
    by Centennial College
  8. Your Career Might Surprise You!
    by University of Waterloo
  9. How to Write a Personal Statement for Admission to Your First-Choice Program
    by mycampusGPS
  10. Financial Aid 101: What You Need to Know
    by Algonquin College
  11. 5 University Application Questions (And What to do if You Submit Late)
    by Vancouver Island University
  12. IE University and IE Foundation Launch a 5 Million COVID-19 Scholarship Fund
    by IE University
  13. 5 Steps to Save Money at School
    by Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
  14. Michael Ku: The Pharmacist with the Plan
    by Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  15. Studying Abroad: Where Travel and Learning Collide
    by Redeemer University
  16. 5 Tips When Choosing an International Medical School
    by University of Nicosia – Medical School
  17. Closing the “Need Experience to Get Experience” Gap
    by Algonquin College
  18. 5 Top Tips For Starting Post-Secondary School
    by Ulster University
  19. Scholarships for Postgraduate Study at Ulster University
    by Ulster University – Graduate Studies
  20. Need Help with Tuition?
    by Booth University College

Top Scholarships 2020

  1. Win Free Tuition
    by NextStepU
  2. Martin Cohos
    by SAIT Polytechnic
  3. Annual MLD Scholastic Scholarship
    by MLD Wealth Management Group
  4. CareerEnjoyment.com Scholarship
    by Career Enjoyment
  5. Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
    by Ayn Rand Institute Canada
  6. Canada’s Luckiest Student 9
    by Student Life Network
  7. Opterus Helen Rose STEM Award
    by Opterus
  8. FormSwift Scholarship Program
    by FormSwift
  9. Edgar Kerstan Memorial Scholarship, The
    by MENSA Canada Scholarship Programme
  10. Ayn Rand Essay Contests
    by Ayn Rand Institute Canada
  11. TD Scholarships for Community Leadership
    by TD
  12. Mensa Canada General Scholarship
    by MENSA Canada Scholarship Programme
  13. Student Essay Contest
    by Fraser Institute, The
  14. Got a Spine Scholarship
    by Arctic
  15. Yvan Allaire Medal
    by Royal Society of Canada
  16. STEM Lights Me Up Scholarship
    by Brightech
  17. Live Your Dream Award
    by Soroptimist International
  18. Parking Solutions Scholarship
    by Parking BOXX
  19. Opterus Valerie Ann Arts Award
    by Opterus
  20. Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships
    by Horatio Alger Association of Canada

See scholarships, award winners and more on ScholarshipsCanada.