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These programs are delivered fully online or with the option of participating in an online cohort. Learning will occur both synchronously (in real-time on a set schedule) and asynchronously (does not occur at the same time or same place). Lectures and labs happen in a digital environment and may use Hyflex video conferences, allowing students to attend classes remotely.

Note: Online programs are not available to international students (study permits are not issued for online programs).

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Title Credential Starts In
Architectural Animation TechnologyCareers

Our diploma program will prepare you to work with design teams in a wide variety of fields:

  • Architectural Animation Communications Specialist
  • Architectural Illustrator
  • BIM Draftsperson
  • CAD Designer
  • Digital Environmental Artist
  • Immersive Artist
  • Three-dimensional Designer
  • Three-dimensional Modelling and Texture Artist    
Diploma September
Criminal Justice - CorrectionsCareers

At the end of the program, you'll be prepared for work throughout the criminal justice system in positions such as:

  • Federal Correctional Officer                                                               
  • Halfway House Counsellor                                                                 
  • Provincial Correctional Officer                                                           
  • Victim Services Worker
  • Youth Worker
Diploma September (on-campus and online), January and May (online only)
Criminal Justice - PolicingCareers

You'll leave our program with a comprehensive understanding of the criminal justice system and a valuable range of practical skills and abilities. You'll be ready to do justice, as either a sworn public safety officer or as a civilian employee, with:

  • Emergency Services
  • Federal Enforcement Agencies such as Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canada Border Services, Correctional Service Canada, CSIS
  • Municipal Police Services
  • Private Security and Investigation Agencies
  • Provincial Enforcement and Protection Services including Sheriffs
  • Provincial Police Services
  • Regional Police Services
Diploma September (on-campus and online), January and May (online only)
Early Childhood EducationCareers

When you graduate from either ECE program, your in-demand skills will open up opportunities in:

  • Before and After School Programs
  • Child Care Centres
  • Day Homes
  • Early Learning Programs
  • Family Group Care Programs
  • Kindergartens
  • Out-of-school Care Programs
  • Parenting Centres
  • Preschool Programs
  • Recreational Facilities
Certificate (Year 1) / Diploma (Year 2) September (on-campus or online), January (internship), and May (online only)
Educational AssistantCareers

When you complete the certificate or the diploma program, your expertise will be in high demand. You'll be able to find employment opportunities in:

  • Elementary, Middle and High Schools
  • Kindergartens and Preschools
  • Alternative and Outreach Schools
  • Before and After School Programs
  • Private Agencies who Support Families with Children/youth with Disabilities or Behaviour Challenges
  • Early Intervention Programs for Children at Risk
  • School Lunch Programs
  • Respite Care for Families
  • Recreation and Community Centres
  • Summer Camps and Summer Recreation Programs
Certificate (Year 1) / Diploma (Year 2) September, January and May
Interior Design TechnologyCareers

Our diploma program in Interior Design Technology will prepare you to work with design teams in a wide variety of fields.

  • Interior Design Technologist
  • Home Stager and Decorator
  • Kitchen and Bath Designer
  • Product Sales Representative
  • Residential and Commercial Space Planner
Diploma September
Medical Device ReprocessingCareers

As a trained Medical Device Reprocessing Technician, you can work in a variety of medical environments, including:

  • Day Procedure Facilities
  • Hospital Central Processing Facilities
  • Hospital Operating Rooms                                                                 
  • Private Health-Care Providers
  • Surgical Centers
Certificate September
Practical Nurse RefresherCareers

Upon successful completion of your certificate and registration with College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta, career opportunities exist in a variety of health care settings such as acute care, long-term care, and community agencies. Practical Nurses are part of an inter-professional collaborative health care team and play a primary role in providing safe, competent and ethical care to the public.

Certificate September
Therapeutic Recreation - GerontologyCareers

Your diploma in Therapeutic Recreation Gerontology will prepare you to work in many settings, including:

  • Community-based programs
  • Group homes
  • Hospitals
  • Lodges
  • Long term care
  • Mental health programs
  • Rehabilitation programs
  • Seniors day programs
  • Senior centers
  • Supportive living
Diploma September
Virtual and Augmented RealityCareers

Your certificate in Virtual and Augmented Reality will prepare you for a wide range of positions working independently or as part of an organization. These careers include:

  • Interactive Media Developer
  • Junior Software Developer
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality Content Creator
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality Developer
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality Specialist
Certificate September