Overview

Enrich your learning through an elevated experience at Coast Mountain College.

Spend two years at CMTN to complete an associate degree in Arts in a variety of specializations. A valuable employment and education credential, associate degrees are also equivalent to the first two years of a four-year bachelor degree and are transferable to universities across BC and around the world.

Programs offered

  • Associate of Arts Degree

    Program length: 2 years

    Intakes: September & January

    Start your Bachelor's Degree at Coast Mountain College and transfer to any university in the province and beyond.  CMTN offers a comprehensive range of accredited first and second-year university level Arts and Science courses and programs. Learn more about our University Credit options.

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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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  • 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

    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

    Learn about First Nations people from their voices, perspectives and worldviews, while gaining an understanding of the diversity amongst cultures, values, beliefs, traditions, protocols, history, languages, and relationship with the land.

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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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  • Certificate

    Program length: 1 year

    Intakes: TBC

    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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Stewart/Telegraph Creek

Experience local Indigenous culture while developing an appreciation for a wide variety of geomorphological processes and landscapes.

The Stewart/Telegraph Creek field school begins in Terrace where you will gain a foundation in geoscience and anthropology. We will then travel towards Stewart to investigate the geology and observe some of the most spectacular glacial and alpine landscapes on Earth. Our journey will continue to the volcanic area of Mt. Edziza, and the lava deposits along the valley of the Stikine River to Telegraph Creek. While at Telegraph Creek, you will be guided by the Tahltan people on their amazing and breathtaking territory, to learn about the Tahltan culture, history, and salmon fishing villages.

As part of your field studies you will be encouraged to draw upon the information and experiences acquired in both the geomorphology and anthropology courses to develop and articulate more informed opinions on culture, resource exploration and environmental stewardship.

Courses | 6 credits:

Admission requirements

Dates and locations

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  • Stewart/Telegraph Creek
  • Terrace campus
  • Distributed Learning

    Distributed Learning at Coast Mountain College can be an amazing, transformative experience.

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  • faculty arts

    Education unbound.

    Here, your education is unbound and connected to community.  Transform the way you learn through our unique classroom spaces, field studies and community projects.

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  • Elevate your experience.

    At Coast Mountain College your classroom is connected to place - to rich cultures, rugged landscapes and breathtaking vistas.  Here, lifestyle and learning go hand in hand.