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What You Can Study at RDC

RDC has a variety of different programs to challenge, inspire and prepare students for the future. Program options include certificates, diplomas, university transfers and degrees. Program length ranges from several months to four years, depending on the area of study. Check out the popular programs accepting international students:


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International Student Program Availability 

Disclaimer:

  1. The information below is for international students only. Domestic students can learn more about our institution's available programs here.
  2. The information below is accurate as of August 3, 2021. Red Deer College reserves the right to modify the list without notice or prejudice.

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Program

Program Length (Years)

Program Cost (Estimated Tuition for Full Program) Academic Term Program Availability Application Deadline

Certificates - Typically 1 Year

Administrative Professional Certificate 1 $14,868.00 Fall 2021  Closed June 15, 2021
Early Learning and Child Care Certificate 1 $15,465.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Waitlisted October 15, 2021
Educational Assistant Certificate 1 $16,317.00
Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open  October 15, 2021
Health Care Aide Certificate   1 $25,200.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Management Certificate

1

$10,325.00

Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open  October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022

Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate

1 $13,545.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Pre-Health Sciences Certificate 1 $11,977.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021

Diplomas - Typically 2 Years

Business Administration Diploma

2

$32,287.00

Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Early Learning and Child Care Diploma 2 $33,773.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Justice Studies Diploma 2 $37,566.00 Fall 2021

Closed

June 15, 2021
Kinesiology and Sport Studies Diploma 2 $28,646.50 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Legal Assistant Diploma  2 $32,750.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021

Occupational and Physical Therapist Assistant Diploma

2 $37,825.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Pharmacy Technician Diploma 2 $35,762.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Practical Nurse Diploma 2 $39,705.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2021 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Social Work Diploma 2 $36,538.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
University Arts Diploma  2 $40,298.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
University Science Diploma  2 $47,789.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Visual Art Diploma 2 $45,036.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022

Health Care Practice and Management Career Development Diploma (Non-Credit)

2 $27,000.00 Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Network Administration Career Development Diploma (Non-Credit) 2 $29,000 .00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Software Development Career Development Diploma (Non-Credit) 2 $29,000 .00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021

Degree Completion at RDC - Typically 4 Years

Bachelor of Applied Arts - Animation and Visual Effects 4 $106,329.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Bachelor of Applied Arts in Film, Theatre, and Live Entertainment 4 $87,876.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

4   Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences 4 $102,512.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2021 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 022

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

4   Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022

University Transfer Programs - Typically 2 Years at RDC and 2 years at most universities

Mount Royal University-Bachelor of Business Administration 

           4

$96,480.78 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Arts - All majors (Non-Credential) 2 years at RDC  $32,690.00 Fall 2021 Closed

June 15, 2021

Winter 2022 Applications Open  October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Commerce (Non-Credential) 2 years at RDC 

$33,588.00

Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Education (Non-Credential) 2 years at RDC  $33,588.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Fine Art (Non-Credential) 2 years at RDC $45,036.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022

Bachelor of Kinesiology and Sport Studies (Non-Credential)

2 years at RDC  $33,164.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Bachelor of Science (Non-Credential) 2 years at RDC

$40,095.00

Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open  October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education Combined (Non-Credential) 2 years at RDC $39,077.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural/ Food Business Management (Non-Credential) 1 year at RDC $17,908.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Non-Credential)

1 year at RDC

$17,908.00

Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Non-Credential) 1 year at RDC $19,772.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Bachelor of Science in Forestry (Non-Credential)

1 year at RDC

$17,908.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology (Non-Credential) 1 year at RDC

$17,908.00

Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Bachelor of Science - Nursing (Non-Credential) 3 years at RDC $54,181.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Sciences (Non-Credential) 1 year at RDC

$17,908.00

Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022

Other

Academic Upgrading (Non-Credential)                1 $13,185.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2021

English for Academic Purposes (Non-Credit Pathway)

8 months at RDC $12,000.00 Fall 2021 Closed

June 15, 2021

Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Open Studies/Unclassified (Non-Credential)

             1

$14,464.00 Fall 2021 Closed June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Applications Open January 31, 2022
Apprenticeship Programs  NA NA NA Not Available for International Students

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