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Apply to Attend RDC

Apply to attend RDC

 

How to Apply

 


When to Apply

Term Month Day
Fall October 1
Winter April  1
Spring August 1
Summer September 1

 


Application Fees

Domestic Applicants: $120 non-refundable
International Applicants: $200 non-refundable (CDN funds)

Note: The application fee is good for one academic year.

 


Program Admission by Term

Disclaimer:

  1. The information below is for domestic applicants only.  International applicants should check availability here.
  2. The information below is accurate as of May 11, 2021. Red Deer College reserves the right to modify the list without notice or prejudice.

Availability Definitions:

  • Open: Program still has seats available.
  • Waitlisted: Program is full and qualified applicants are being placed on a waitlist. There is no guarantee that waitlisted applicants will be offered a seat, however it is common for seats to become available until the start of class. As seats become available, they are filled from the waitlist.
  • Closed: Program is no longer accepting applications for that term.
  • N/A: Not available this term.
 

Spring Term

May - June 2022

Summer Term

July - August 2021

Fall Term

September -  December 2021

Winter Term

January - April 2022

Certificates (typically one year)

Applications open August 1

     
Administrative Professional - On campus   N/A Open

N/A

Administrative Professional - Distance   N/A Open Open
Early Learning and Child Care - On Campus   N/A Open

Open

Early Learning and Child Care - Distance   N/A Open Open
Educational Assistant - On Campus   N/A Open Open
Educational Assistant - Distance   N/A Open Open
Health Care Aide - Drumheller   N/A N/A Open
Health Care Aide - Hanna   N/A N/A Open
Health Care Aide - Olds/Innisfail    N/A Open N/A
Health Care Aide - Red Deer   N/A Waitlisted Open
Health Care Aide- Stettler   N/A Open N/A
Health Care Aide - Vegreville   N/A Open N/A
Management - On Campus   Open Open Open
Management - Distance   Open Open Open
Medical Laboratory Assistant    N/A Waitlisted N/A
Pre-Health Sciences - On Campus   N/A Waitlisted N/A
Pre-Health Sciences - Distance   N/A Waitlisted N/A
         
Diplomas (two years)        
Business Administration   Open Open Open
Early Learning and Child Care - On Campus   N/A Open Open
Early Learning and Child Care - Distance   N/A Open Open
Justice Studies   N/A Waitlisted N/A
Kinesiology and Sport Studies - Fitness and Health   N/A Waitlisted N/A
Legal Assistant   N/A Open N/A
Occupational and Physical Therapist Assistant    N/A Waitlisted N/A
Pharmacy Technician   N/A Waitlisted N/A
Practical Nurse - Drumheller   N/A Waitlisted N/A
Practical Nurse - Ponoka   N/A Waitlisted N/A
Practical Nurse - Red Deer   N/A Waitlisted N/A
Social Work   N/A Open N/A
University Arts   N/A Open N/A
University Science   N/A Open N/A
Visual Art   Open Open Open
         
Post-diploma Certificates        
Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate   N/A N/A Open
         
Degree Completion at RDC (four years)        
Bachelor of Applied Arts - Animation and Visual Effects   N/A Open N/A
Bachelor of Applied Arts - Film, Theatre and Live Entertainment   N/A Open N/A
**Bachelor of Business Administration   N/A Open Open
***Bachelor of Education - Middle Years   N/A Open Open
Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences   N/A Open Open
Bachelor of Science, Nursing   N/A Waitlisted N/A
         

University Transfer (one or two years at RDC then complete program at a University)

       
Bachelor of Arts - All Majors    Open Open Open
Bachelor of Commerce   Open Open Open
Bachelor of Education - Elementary   N/A Open Open
Bachelor of Education - Secondary   N/A Open Open
Bachelor of Fine Art   Open Open Open
Bachelor of Kinesiology   N/A Open N/A
Bachelor of Science - All Majors (excluding Engineering and Nursing)   Open Open Open
Bachelor of Science - Engineering   N/A Open N/A
         
Other Programs        
Academic Upgrading   Open Open Open
Open Studies/Unclassified   Open Open Open

 

**Admission to the Bachelor of Business Administration is based on successful completion of the RDC Business Administration diploma. First year applicants should apply to Management Certificate or Business Administration diploma.

***First year students should apply to Bachelor of Education - Elementary listed under University Transfer programs. Entry to third year is competitive.

Contact Us

RDC Inquiries

Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Main Phone: 403.342.3400
Toll-free: 1.888.732.4630 (in Canada only)
Email: inquire [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca


RDC Main Campus Location
100 College Boulevard | Box 5005
Red Deer, Alberta | T4N 5H5