Medicine Hat College
Established: 1964 (Originally known as Medicine Hat Junior College; in 1969 the College was incorporated into the Colleges Act of Alberta and the "Junior" was subsequently dropped from the College's name.).
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Medicine Hat College offers academic, career training, and university transfer programs leading to degrees, diplomas, and certificates. The College has 10 bachelor degree options including applied degrees in Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership, Paramedic, and Visual Communications, collaborative degrees in Nursing and Social Work with the University of Calgary, and joint degrees in Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Human Services, and Management with Athabasca University. The College also has over 69 university transfer programs with each option transferring to a specific university. For students wanting to pursue vocational and/or skills training, the College provides 6 apprenticeship opportunities leading to a career in a skilled trade and 6 pre-employment programs aimed at providing students with the skills which will give them an advantage when competing for employment in the skilled trades. Additionally, the College’s “Conservatory of Music and Dance” offer students courses and programs in the performing arts.
Medicine Hat College is a public, comprehensive community college providing educational services to southeastern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan. The College has its main campus in Medicine Hat and a satellite campus in Brooks.