At Coast Mountain College you study, work and play in one of the most spectacular places on earth. Your classroom is connected to place - to rich cultures, rugged landscapes and breathtaking vistas.

Our intensive spring and summer field schools combine a full semester of learning into just a few weeks where you'll experience northwest BC's incredible history, culture and environment.

This is education unbound. 

Programs offered

  • criminology

    Criminal Justice

    Have you ever considered if our criminal justice system is fair and effective? Examine how the police, courts and prison system respond to criminal behaviour.

    June 10-21, 2019

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  • Haida Gwaii Culture

    Haida Gwaii: First Nations Culture and Language

    NEW! Learn from Elders and the Haida people about the ancient history, culture, language, lifeways, connections to the land, and the impacts of colonialism. 

    May 25 - June 9, 2019

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    Icefields to Oceans

    Learn about geomorphology by examining the unique landscapes of northwestern BC and the inside passage of southeastern Alaska.

    August 12-30, 2019

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  • Invertebrates

    Invertebrates and their Ecosystems

    NEW! Complete a two-week tour of the Coast Mountains of BC, starting in Terrace and traveling through the central interior, on to Bella Coola and then by ferry to Prince Rupert.

    May 1-24, 2019

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  • Life in the oceans

    Life in the oceans

    NEW! A journey that will take you from inter-tidal zones to the wide-open ocean to witness the range of life in between.

    Apr 26 – May 6, 2020

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  • Skeena

    Opportunities in the Skeena

    NEW! Complete 6 credits of Business Administration courses in a 2.5 week condensed experiential, place-based field school here in the Skeena region.

    July 15-31, 2019

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  • relationships-and-language

    People and Place: The History and Geography of British Columbia

    NEW! Through classroom and field based experience, explore the cultural and environmental diversity of British Columbia, from past to present.

    April 29 - May 10 

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  • people-of-the-skeena

    People of the Skeena

    Immerse yourself in the rich and amazing Gitxsan culture and history, while learning about the traditional usages of plants, cedar weaving, and traditional activities such as the preparation of smoked salmon.

    July 29, 2019 - August 11, 2019 

    August 4, 2020 - August 13, 2020

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  • rainforests-coastal-comm

    Rainforests and Coastal Communities

    Gain knowledge of both geography and ecology while being immersed in one of the most ecologically and environmentally diverse places on earth.

    June 29, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020

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  • rural-challenges-in-marketing

    Rural Challenges in Marketing

    Get out of the classroom to perform research and assist local organizations in designing a marketing strategy that meets the need of their customers. 

    July 22-31, 2019

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