An SHSM is a ministry-approved specialized program that allows students to focus their learning on a specific economic sector while meeting the requirements to graduate from secondary school. It also assists in their transition after graduation to apprenticeship training, college, university or the workplace.
As of the 2015–16 school year, SHSMs are available in Trillium Lakelands secondary schools in the following sectors:
Grade 11 and 12 students who are:
Students who successfully complete an SHSM receive: