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Specialist High Skills Major

The Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program is a Pathways program that allows students to focus their learning on a career path that matches their skills and interests.  SHSM programs include a compulsory bundle of 8 to 12 Grade 11 and 12 courses, industry certification/training and experiential learning from the chosen sector.  Students in Grade 11 and 12 choose a major sector areas such as:
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Arts & Culture
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Justice, Community Safety & Emergency Services
  • Health & Wellness
  • Horticulture & landscaping
  • Social Justice
  • Sports
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality & Tourism
At Milton, we are pleased to offer six (6) SHSM programs in the areas of Construction, Engineering/Robotics & Manufacturing, Health & Wellness, Music & Audio Production, Social Justice & Transportation.  Click on the links below to learn more about the programs offered at Milton. 

The Coordinator of Pathways & Technological Education at the HDSB, is Christine German.  If you need further details or have questions, please contact her at


Christopher Jones

Robert Cino

Chris Carson-Foster

Dan Cummings

Social Justice

Jamie Newman

                              Allison Welbourn


                         Dan Bujold