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Explore a career in
Tourism

The tourism, recreation, and leisure services industry is a world-wide phenomenon that offers tremendous career opportunities. What better place to begin your journey than in the beautiful Canadian Rockies!

Learn more about our Tourism and Recreation Programs

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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 College of the Rockies 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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University Studies Second Year Info Session and Pizza Social

All university students are invited to attend this information session on Tuesday, October 22 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm to learn about second year university studies at College of the Rockies.

Meet art and science faculty and learn more about their subject expertise.

Learn about the second year courses planned for the 2020/2021 academic year.

> Explore our University Studies programs

2019 College Open House

College of the Rockies is hosting an Open House for prospective students on Thursday, November 7th from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm at the Cranbrook main campus gymnasium. College faculty and staff will be on-hand to help adult learners, high school students and parents explore career, education and upgrading options.

> Read more about our Annual Open House

Explore Trades programs

Are you considering a career in Trades? Trades Exploration allows you to spend 15 weeks familiarizing yourself with 6 different trades: Carpentry, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Welding, Electrical, Heavy Duty Mechanic and Piping Trades (plumbing, steamfitter/pipefitter).

> Learn more about our Trades Exploration Program

Study Cannabis Education and Training Online

The cannabis industry is poised for explosive growth - start your career here.

Our 26-week Cannabis Retail Specialist program is designed to provide training for employment in one of Canada's most rapidly evolving industries. The next intake for this online program is September 30, 2019, and includes a workplace practicum to gain hands-on experience in a retail cannabis related business.

> Explore our Cannabis Retail Specialist Program

Study Tourism Management Online

Our online Tourism Management program prepares you for a career in resorts, hotels, and other tourism operations. You can choose from a one-year certificate or complete the two-year diploma program.

The program includes courses in tourism, business management, and you will have the opportunity to participate in a work placement to gain hands-on experience in a tourism related business.

> We offer a variety of Tourism programs - learn more!