Get ready for an exciting career journey.
From start to finish, your career path will be an adventure. You’ll encounter twists, turns, and surprises along the way. Count on Bow Valley College to help you reach your next triumphant milestone. Starting with one of over 40 career diplomas and certificates, academic upgrading or English language classes, you’ll be prepared for success. Beyond graduation, take your career even further with post-diploma certificates and continuing education courses.
Your career is going to be an exciting one. Get ready.
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Lead Calgary’s tech future with your Software Development Diploma. You can learn the skills to make websites, build mobile apps, develop games and work in virtual reality. Apply now for August.
Find everything you need to build a bright career. Exclusive programs. Relevant Skills. Flexible Options.
Health and Wellness
A career in health and wellness is more than a job. It means choosing a future of caring. You'll have the power to change lives and make a real difference. Hands-on training and real-world practical experience prepare you for a career in hospitals, pharmacies, clinics and more. At the School of Health and Wellness, you'll build a healthy career and a healthier Alberta.
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From Canmore to Strathmore, our Regional Stewardship program offers you the chance to learn close to home. Get the benefits of a city college... without a city commute.
Different local courses are offered at each campus. See what's available near you:
- High River
Chiu School of Business
Start an exciting new career...or get ahead in one you already love. Prepare for your future with fast, flexible, and affordable programs at the Chiu School of Business. From certificates and diplomas to career certifications and post-diploma certificates, we'll help you achieve the education you want and succeed in the workforce faster.
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Welcome to the Bow Valley College Alumni Association. You've worked hard. Now you can enjoy all the perks available to our graduates. Reap the benefits of exclusive discounts, job postings, and networking events. Stay connected, stay informed, and stay in touch!
School of Global Access
Live, study, work, and thrive in Canada. Learn the language and intercultural skills you need for Canada's workforce from Calgary's largest English Language Learning (ELL) provider. We work with newcomers to Canada, Canadian citizens, international learners, and corporate clients.
Are you coming to Bow Valley College from another country? Prepare for education, work, or life in Canada with International English Language Learning (ELL) courses. Or, get ready for employment success in Canada with one- and two-year career programs.
"The Chiu School of Business is truly engaged in helping students succeed in their professional paths. The instructors have vast experience, making the learning process very enriched. I’m starting a full-time position and Bow Valley College helped me enhance my management skills and abilities to be more attractive to companies that were hiring."
Octavio Gonzalez Lopez
Graduate, June 2018
Local presence. Global influence.
You'll find our learners almost everywhere. They're using the skills they developed at Bow Valley College to improve lives and strengthen communities around the globe. We draw on over 30 years of international experience to make the world a better place. Join us, and let your education take you anywhere.
"My experience in the Interior Decorating Program was a positive one. The combination of class work, field trips, and work experience has been invaluable to me as I embark on my career."
Interior Decorating Program graduate and the 2017 recipient of the Governor General’s Award
Thursday Apr 04, 2019
The Market, South Campus, Second Floor
Meet potential employers, get help with your resume, and enter for a chance to win an iPad Mini!
Monday Apr 08, 2019 Thursday Apr 11, 2019
Backpack to Briefcase Workshops
Bow Valley College Career Services is proud to host free workshops to get you from backpack to briefcase and into the real world.
Monday Apr 15, 2019
South Campus, ATB Hall
Budget Boot Camp
Get a head start on school by managing your money and finances. Learn about budgeting, assets, banking, credit, and tips for saving money.
Tuesday Apr 16, 2019
South Campus, ATB Hall
Learning Boot Camp
Attend Learning Boot Camp to sharpen your study, learning, and organizational skills. Learn how to balance work, life, and school while connecting with students, staff, and campus services.
Make the most of your campus life. From childcare to counselling or even help with your taxes, it's all here. A full array of supportive campus services makes it easier for you to meet your goals. Your job is to have a dream. Our job is to help you achieve it.
The Iniikokaan Centre
Find increased success with programs and services at our gathering place. The Iniikokaan Centre helps you meet your goals. You'll find academic and program advice and elder counselling. Come for information — stay to enjoy the strength and diversity of our First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students and staff.
Heart of the East Village
From beautiful riverside paths to popular restaurants, Bow Valley College's downtown campus puts you where the excitement is. Enjoy your lunch on a grassy riverbank in Calgary's East Village, or meet up with friends to explore the popular Stephen Avenue. Study on a sunny campus rooftop patio or in a cozy coffee shop. Find all that downtown Calgary has to offer, right at our doorstep.
Get a quality college education without the commute. If you live outside Calgary, you'll still find unique offerings close to home in seven locations in the Calgary Region: Airdrie, Banff, Canmore, Cochrane, High River, Okotoks, and Strathmore.Learn More
World Class Facilities
Think community, not classrooms. Our downtown campus offers modern classrooms...and so much more. You live a full, busy life. We do our best to make earning your education easier. From fresh food to a medical centre and child care, our Calgary campus has everything you need to make your student life more enjoyable.Learn More