Profile of Career College/Trade School
The Columbia College offers courses in Criminal Justice, Dental Assistant, Human Services, Nursing, Personal Care Worker, Academic Upgrading, Management, ESL and Community Support. The college was established in 1986 with an aim to provide quality education to students through seminars, practical training, workshops and other means. The Canada Secretary of State has recognized the college as one of the 19 best Canadian colleges running programs in adult education.
The goal of Columbia College is to provide education that will enable a student to reach professional heights in minimum possible time. Students who opt for the accelerated courses at the college can graduate in 1-2 years instead of the regular 3-4. The programs are recognized by various professional organizations, including Alberta Association of Career Colleges, Alberta Corrections, Alberta Dental Assistant Association, Alberta Learning, American Management Association, Canadian Institute of Management, among others.
The Columbia College has an excellent faculty, well-versed in teaching. Students are taught theoretical as well as practical aspects of their training to hone their analysis and research skills. Student services at the Columbia College include finance, career and admission help, library, resume writing, placement etc. Counselors at the Columbia College help students adapt to the academic environment and give them all help they need for the duration of the course.
Key School Links
Community Support Services Department
Criminal Justice Professional Department
Dental Assistant Professional Program
English as a Second Language Program
Human Services Professional Department
Management Professional Department
Practical Nurse Program
Community Support Worker
Computer Networking and Internet Security
Criminal Justice and Criminology
Dental Care and Dental Office
ESL and TOEFL
Human Resources Management
Licensed Practical Nurse
Management, Leadership and Training
Writing and Language Studies
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