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Learn a trade.

StatsBC indicates that "by 2016, trades occupations as a whole will have a deficit of workers." Now is definitely the time to become skilled in a trade. We have a wide variety of trades programs to choose from. Both foundation-level and apprenticeship opportunities are available.

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Finding her calling

Haley Pelton wasn’t sure what she wanted to do after graduating from high school in 2007. She began taking University Studies courses at College of the Rockies because of the affordable tuition and ability to remain at home. Read about Haley's path from COTR to Midwifery

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Is COTR Right for You?

We offer a comprehensive mix of vocational, trades, career technical and academic programs and services, for full-time or part-time study. Not close to one of our campuses? No problem. We have hundreds of classes you can take online.  

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Experience a virtual online tour of College of the Rockies - explore our campus locations, buildings, classrooms and community.

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Dual Admissions with University of Lethbridge

A new partnership agreement between College of the Rockies and the University of Lethbridge gives you the opportunity to be admitted to both a COTR University Studies program and to an arts and science degree program at the U of L.  If you are a current student at the College you become eligible to exercise their U of L admission upon completion of an arts or science associate degree or diploma at COTR and also have access to many other benefits. 

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Study Adventure Tourism this September!

Interested in Adventure Tourism? With our program you'll go from business training in the classroom to rock climbing, mountaineering, white-water kayaking and backcountry skiing in the BC Rockies. Apply for this Sept!

Learn more about Adventure Tourism Business Operations program