Overview

Coast Mountain College offers high-quality affordable education. Browse our programs by area of study and learn more about our exciting Field Schools, Degree Partnerships and University Transfer opportunities. Our Educational Advisors are here to help if you have questions about our programs or the application process.

See why international students are choosing CMTN to complete their certificates, diplomas and associate degrees and what it's like to study in beautiful Northwest British Columbia. 

Arts

  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Our region and its Indigenous communities provides a rich environment to learn about cultural heritage and interpretation, archaeological and cultural assessment, and how those fields apply to tourism, museums, and community cultural resource management.

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  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    A key pathway to Social Services and Humanities Degrees such as English, History, Psychology and Anthropology. It is also a recognized and credible academic achievement that can be used to increase employability.

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  • Certificate

    Program length: 1 year

    Intakes: September & January

    With this entry-level credential you will approach the problems of crime from a variety of perspectives. Ladder directly into our Criminology Diploma or Associate's Degree programs when you complete this certificate.

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  • Diploma

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Immerse yourself in the scientific study of crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. Our program includes a unique, supervised work placement in a criminal justice agency to gain valuable employment experience.

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  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Immerse yourself in the scientific study of crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. Our program includes a unique, supervised work placement in a criminal justice agency to gain valuable employment experience.

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  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Develop leadership and organizational skills along with a deep insight into the relationships between family, community structure, Indigenous perspectives, the political system, the role of resource extraction on community development, and different models for economic development.

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Business

  • Certificate

    Program length: 1 year

    Intakes: September, January & May

    With this entry-level business credential, you will elevate your experience in the workforce and can continue to pursue your business diploma here at Coast Mountain College.

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  • Diploma

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September, January & May

    Pursue a career in business or finance. Our program is designed to transfer to degree programs at other universities in the province and around the world.

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  • Diploma

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September, January & May

    Expand your career into the world of business.Support your existing undergraduate degreeand acquire skills for business managers and entrepreneurs.

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Health & Human Sciences

  • Diploma

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Educators are taught to provide quality care and education for children from birth to school-age in our inclusive atmosphere which also includes an Indigenous perspective in all courses.

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  • Diploma

    Program length: 29 weeks

    Intakes: January

    A dynamic program that combines classroom work with hands-on practicum sessions to learn and practice personal care skills that transfer directly into the work setting.

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  • Certificate

    Program length: 1 year

    Intakes: September

    An entry-level credential to gain career-ready social services worker skills and transfer your credits into our diploma program.

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  • Diploma

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September

    Combine classroom and field work with hands-on practicum sessions to learn and practice the skills needed to become a social services practitioner.

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Sciences

  • Diploma

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Study rainforest ecology, fish and wildlife management and stream habitat restoration. Our outdoor classrooms take advantage of the best of BC's ecosystems.

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  • Post-Degree Diploma

    Program length: 1 year

    Intakes: September & January

    Study rainforest ecology, fish and wildlife management and stream habitat restoration. Our outdoor classrooms take advantage of the best of BC's ecosystems.

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  • Certificate

    Program length: 1 year

    Intakes: September & January

    With community-based projects and field-based studies, gain the skills needed for entry-level employment in natural resource, mining and mineral exploration, tourism, outdoor adventure and environmental industries.

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  • Associate of Science Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    A key pathway into Biological, Health and Medical degrees and a recognized and credible academic achievement that can be used to increase employability.

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  • Certificate

    Program length: 1 year

    Intakes: September & January

    A pathway towards an engaging career in mathematically related fields such as: Physics, Astronomy, Mathematics, Chemistry, Engineering or Programming.

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  • Associate of Science Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Explore a broad range of disciplines to develop an understanding of Earth’s related natural systems and processes. Fieldwork and field-based methods are an integral part of this Associate Degree.

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Trades

  • Foundation

    Program length: 30 weeks

    Intakes: Fall

    Learn and practice the knowledge and abilities required to perform preventative maintenance, diagnose problems and repair vehicle systems.

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  • Foundation

    Program length: 24 weeks

    Intakes: Fall, Winter & Summer

    Learn how to use materials, follow plans and make good decisions when installing and fixing equipment as an electrician on construction, industrial and residential sites.

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  • Foundation

    Program length: 40 weeks

    Intakes: Fall

    Gain the skills needed to become a hairstylist with this hands-on program which combines theory and practice in a salon setting.

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  • Foundation

    Program length: 24 weeks

    Intakes: Fall & Winter

    Learn and practice the skills needed to work as a carpenter in residential, commercial, light industrial or heavy construction fields in the areas of new construction, renovations and maintenance.

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  • Foundation

    Program length: 36 weeks

    Intakes: Fall & Winter

    Learn and practice the skills needed to work with heavy-duty equipment repairs and maintenance needs.

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  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 28 weeks

    Intakes: Summer & Winter

    Learn and work in a supervised commercial kitchen as you practice the skills needed to perform basic cooking and food preparation.

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  • Foundation

    Program length: 28 weeks

    Intakes: Fall

    Learn and practice the skills needed to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions on both plate and/or pipe, using various welding processes.

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