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NWCC 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 NWCC to complete their Certificates, Diplomas and Associate Degrees and what it's like to study in beautiful Northwest British Columbia.

ARTS

PROGRAM CREDENTIAL LENGTH INTAKES
General Studies Associate of Arts Degree 2 years Sept & Jan        
Archaeological & Cultural Resource Management Specialization Associate of Arts Degree   2 years Sept & Jan
Sustainable Communities Specialization Associate of Arts Degree 2 years Sept & Jan
Criminology Specialization Associate of Arts Degree 2 years Sept & Jan
Criminology Diploma 2 years Sept & Jan
Community, Crime & Social Justice (CCSJ) Certificate                               1 year Sept & Jan

BUSINESS

PROGRAM CREDENTIAL LENGTH INTAKES
Post-Degree Business                                                                        Diploma                              2 years   Sept, Jan & May
Business Administration  Certificate       1 year  Sept, Jan & May
Business Administration  Diploma                                   2 years Sept, Jan & May

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

PROGRAM CREDENTIAL LENGTH INTAKES
Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE)                                         Diploma                             2 years     Sept & Jan         
Health Care Assistant Certificate 29 weeks Jan
Social Service Worker (SSW) Certificate 1 year  Sept
Social Service Worker (SSW) Diploma                                  2 years Sept

SCIENCES

PROGRAM CREDENTIAL LENGTH INTAKES
General Studies Associate of Science Degree 2 years     Sept & Jan         
Environmental Geoscience Specialization     Associate of Science Degree 2 years Sept & Jan
Applied Coastal Ecology (ACE)                                                         Certificate 1 year Sept & Jan       
Applied Coastal Ecology (ACE) Diploma 2 years Sept & Jan
Applied Coastal Ecology (ACE) Post-Degree Diploma 1 year   Sept & Jan
Applied Earth & Environmental Studies Certificate 1 year Sept & Jan
Engineering and Physical Sciences Transfer Certificate 1 year Sept & Jan

TRADES

PROGRAM CREDENTIAL LENGTH INTAKES
Automotive Service Technician                                                         Foundation                             30 weeks Fall
Carpentry Foundation 24 weeks     Fall & Winter    
Electrical  Foundation 24 weeks Fall & Winter
Hairdressing  Foundation 10 months Fall
Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation 36 weeks Fall
Metal Fabricator Enhanced Foundation 35 weeks Fall
Professional Cook - Level 1  Apprenticeship 28 weeks Fall & Winter
Professional Cook - Level 2 Apprenticeship 14 weeks Fall & Winter
Welder Training - Level 1 or 2 Enhanced Foundation  40 weeks Fall

UPGRADING

PROGRAM CREDENTIAL LENGTH INTAKES
Career & College Preparation (CCP)                                             Certificate                              Varies Fall, Winter & Spring
English Pathways Program (EPP)                                              Certificate of Completion     24 weeks     Fall, Winter & Spring