New Programs

Coast Mountain College is always adding new programs based on community demand. If the one of the programs below is of interest to you please contact or phone 1.877.277.2288.

We will be pleased to assist you with the application process. 

Practical Nursing Diploma Program

The Practical Nursing Program is designed to provide learners with the knowledge, skills, judgments and attitudes to perform to the full range of competencies as identified by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

The program provides a learning experience that is integrated, professional, collaborative and culturally sensitive with an aim to prepare graduates to care for individuals (and by extension, families of individuals) at multiple life stages and in a variety of practice settings.

Upon successful completion of the program, learners will be eligible to write the Regulatory Exam - Practical Nurse (REx-PN).

Special funding is available for this program. For more information on funding please follow the link below:

Coast Mountain College on Track to offer Practical Nursing Diploma in October 2024

Dates and locations 

Intake Location
 July 2024

Mandatory prerequisite - PNUR 103 Human Anatomy & Physiology for Practical Nurses - Online Delivery

Fall 2024 (October)

Terrace & Prince Rupert - Blended Delivery ( online and in-person)

Fall 2026

Terrace & Smithers - Blended Delivery (online and in-person)

**Please note that the dates are subject to change.
**Students are required to pay student union fees per term.


The program is currently offered through blended delivery. Theory courses are offered online with lab and clinical locations offered in person at one of our campuses. For current upcoming program dates and in-person date requirements, please see the Program Admission Requirements.

The Practical Nursing program currently qualifies for both the Provincial and Federal Loan Forgiveness Programs. For more information: 

B.C. loan forgiveness program | StudentAid BC

Apply for Canada Student Loan Forgiveness for Family Doctors and Nurses - How much you could receive - 

Minimum computer hardware specifications:

  • 4th generation (4000 series) Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 and newer or AMD equivalent (Check your Computer Hardware) (Apple computers from 2013+)

  • 4GB of Memory (RAM)

  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 or better - Minimum supported screen resolution 1024x768.

  • Web Camera & Microphone

Information Technology - Systems Administration and Networking Diploma Program

The Information Technology - Systems Administration and Networking Diploma program prepares students for careers in the design, installation, operation, and administration of network and Internet-based information systems. The program combines rigorous theoretical and technical education with hands-on, project-based learning.

The program will cover modern IT systems administration skill sets and set up students for careers in the implementation and management of Information Technology hardware, networks, operating systems, cybersecurity and virtualized cloud computing. 

Dates and locations 

Intake Location
Winter 2025 (January)

Terrace - In-person Delivery

**Please note that the dates are subject to change.

**Students are required to pay student union fees per term.

Apply to CMTN

Visit Apply to CMTN for an Admissions Checklist and to apply online.

Our Educational Advisors are here to help if you have any questions or need guidance along the way.