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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:


International Student Program Availability 

Disclaimer:

  1. The information below is for international students only. Domestic students should check availability by emailing admissions [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca.
  2. The information below is accurate as of April 1, 2021. Red Deer College reserves the right to modify the list without notice or prejudice.

 

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 $13,932.00 Fall 2021  Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Early Learning and Child Care Certificate 1 $14,380.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Educational Assistant Certificate 1 $15,281.00
Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open  October 15, 2021
Management Certificate

1

$10,325.00

Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open  October 15, 2021

Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate

1 $12,705.00 Fall 2021 Waitlisted June 15, 2021
Pre-Health Sciences Certificate 1 $11,223.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021

Diplomas - Typically 2 Years

Business Administration Diploma

2

$29,786.00

Fall 2021 Applications Open June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Early Learning and Child Care Diploma 2 $31,403.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma 2 $36,204.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Instrumentation Engineering Technology Diploma 2 $47,978.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma 2 $35,351.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Justice Studies Diploma 2 $35,201.00 Fall 2021

Waitlisted

June 15, 2021
Kinesiology and Sport Studies Diploma 2 $29,707.50 Fall 2021 Waitlisted June 15, 2021
Legal Assistant Diploma  2 $30,688.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021

Occupational and Physical Therapist Assistant Diploma

2 $34,649.00 Fall 2021 Waitlisted June 15, 2021
Pharmacy Technician Diploma 2 $33,034.00 Fall 2021 Waitlisted June 15, 2021
Practical Nurse Diploma 2 $36,632.00 Fall 2021 Waitlisted June 15, 2021
Social Work Diploma 2 $33,396.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open June 15, 2021
Visual Art Diploma 2 $41,224.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021

Applied Bachelors Degrees - Typically 4 Years 

Bachelor of Applied Arts - Animation and Visual Effects 4 $102,085.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Bachelor of Applied Arts in Film, Theatre, and Live Entertainment 4 $84,046.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021

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

Bachelor of Arts - All majors  2 years at RDC  $29,747.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open 

June 15, 2021

Winter 2022 Applications Open  October 15, 2021
Bachelor of Commerce 2 years at RDC 

$30,553.00

Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Bachelor of Education 2 years at RDC  $30,553.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Bachelor of Fine Art 2 years at RDC $41,224.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021

Bachelor of Kinesiology and Sport Studies

2 years at RDC  $30,162.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Bachelor of Science - All majors (excluding Engineering and Nursing) 2 years at RDC

$36,508.00

Fall 2021 Applications Open June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open  October 15, 2021
Bachelor of Science - Engineering 1 year at RDC $18,008.00 Fall 2021 Applications Open  June 15, 2021
Bachelor of Science - Nursing 3 years at RDC $50,153.00 Fall 2021 Waitlisted June 15, 2021

Other

Open Studies/Unclassified     Fall 2021 Applications Open June 15, 2021
Winter 2022 Applications Open October 15, 2021
Health Care Management Post-Diploma Certificate NA NA NA Not Available for International Students 
Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate NA NA NA Not Available for International Students
Apprenticeship Programs  NA NA NA Not Available for International Students

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