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You’ve decided to take your education further. Where do you start? What career path do you want to follow? What schools can take you there? (Hint: you can do it all in Northern BC)

There’s some good advice at the EducationPlannerBC site.

  • Interdisciplinary Studies: Master of Arts (MA)
    Institution:
    UNBC
    Program Credentials:
    Master of Arts (MA) Related
    Application Advice: This is a graduate program. The search results do not have any further information at this time.
    Program Details:

    This is a graduate program. The search results do not have any further information at this time. Please see the Program Details page for contact information.

  • Interdisciplinary Studies: Master of Science (MSc)
    Institution:
    UNBC
    Program Credentials:
    Master of Science (MSc) Related
  • International Business - Major
    Institution:
    UNBC
    Program Credentials:
    Bachelor's Degree
    Program Length:
    Four Years
    Location: Prince George Campus
    Approx. Cost of Books: $1450 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $6005 per year
    Application Fee: $35.70
    Application Deadline:

    Early applications are accepted up to one year in advance of the intended start date. The application deadline for students is March 1 for September and May entry and November 1 for the January intake. Admission deadlines are subject to change and are often extended.

    Program Details:

    BC High School Graduates require the following for entry into the Bachelor of Arts Program:

    Academic

    • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
    • three approved Grade 12 courses *
    • a fifth Grade 12 course **
    • at least a 65% average
    • Pre-Calculus 12 is recommended to meet course prerequisites

    Footnotes:

    (*) Approved Grade 12 courses are: Applications of Mathematics, BC First Nations Studies, Biology, Business/Hospitality Management, Calculus, Chemistry, Comparative Civilizations, Economics, English Literature, Français, Français Langue Seconde-Immersion, French, German, Geography, Geology, History, Japanese, Latin, Law, Mandarin, Math Foundations, Middle Earth 12, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Principles of Mathematics, Punjabi, Social Justice, Spanish, Sustainable Resources, Technical and Professional Communications, Writing

    (*) Approved Advanced Placement courses are: AP Biology (General), AP Calculus AB or BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A or AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP German, AP History of Art, AP Human Geography, AP Latin, AP Microeconomics/Macroeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B and/or Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Literature, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP US Government & Politics, AP World History.

    (*) Approved International Baccalaureate courses: IB Biology, IB Business Management, IB Chemistry, IB Computer Science, IB Economics, IB English Language A, IB Environmental Systems, IB French Language A and/or French Language B, IB Geography, IB German, IB Greek, IB History, IB History - Asian, IB History - European, IB History and Culture of the Islamic World, IB Latin, IB Mathematics, IB Further Mathematics, IB Music, IB Philosophy, IB Physics, IB Psychology, IB Social and Cultural Anthropology, IB Spanish A and/or Spanish B.

    (**) A fifth Grade 12 course = any other approved Grade 12 courses, and also any Grade 12 course taught in the secondary school including locally-developed courses (eg - First Nations Languages), career preparation courses (eg - Construction 12) or others (eg - Art 12, Band 12, Information Technology 12, Communications 12, CAPP 12) or any Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses.

    Admission Advice

    Students in other admission categories (eg - Admission from other Post-Secondary Institutions, Mature Student Entry, Special Entry) should refer to the Institute Admission Requirements for UNBC in Education Planner.

  • International Business Concentration
    Institution:
    NWCC
    Program Credentials:
    Diploma, University Block Transfer, University Course Transfer
    Program Length:
    Two Years
    Location: Prince Rupert and Terrace Campuses
    Approx. Cost of Books: $1650 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $2899 per year
    Application Fee: No Charge
    Application Deadline:

    Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Program Details:

    Academic 

    1. English

    One of:

    • English 12
    • English 12 First Peoples
    • ENGL 050
    • ENGL 055

    2. Math

    One of:

    • Principles of Math 11
    • Applications of Math 12
    • MATH 0401/0402
    • MATH 046
    • MATH 047
    • Office Assistant Certificate and Accounting Certificate from NWCC's Applied Business Technology Program (B)
    • Canadian Achievement Test (CAT)

    Admission Advice

    1. If you do not meet the program prerequisites please talk to the Program Coordinator as you may be considered for admission based on other criteria.

    2. If planning to transfer to university or enter into professional accounting programs you should have Math 12. All Bachelor of Commerce Degree programs in BC have a calculus requirement.

  • International Business Specialization
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Diploma
    Program Length:
    Two Years
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $800 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $3997 Year One
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications are accepted after September 15 for entry the following Fall. Applications for the following Fall should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admissions processing and review. Applications for the following Winter should be received by October 31.

    Program Details:

    Academic

    One of:

    • high school graduation with one of English 12, English 12 First Peoples, Communications 12 or equivalent
    • Mature student status with English and Math prerequisites as demonstrated on the Student Readiness Assessment

    Admission Advice

    1. Foundations of Math 11, Foundations of Math 12, Applications of Math 12, MATH 045, or equivalent is a prerequisite for several business courses required to complete the diploma.

  • International Studies: Master of Arts (MA)
    Institution:
    UNBC
    Program Credentials:
    Master of Arts (MA) Related
    Application Advice: This is a graduate program. The search results do not have any further information at this time.
    Program Details:

    This is a graduate program. The search results do not have any further information at this time. Please see the Program Details page for contact information.

  • Job Education and Training (JET) Program
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Statement of Completion
    Program Length:
    Nine Months part-time
    Location: Prince George, Quesnel
    Approx. Cost of Books: Contact 1.800.371.8111 ext. 5397 or 250.561.5836 for details
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $846 Total
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended.

    Application Advice: Applications are welcome at any time during the year.
    Program Details:

    Non-Academic

    • interview

    Admission Advice

    1. The purpose of the interview is to determine if the program is the right fit for students.

    2. Parents and other support people are welcome to attend this interview.

  • Job Education and Training Certificate
    Institution:
    NLC
    Program Credentials:
    Certificate
    Program Length:
    19 Weeks
    Location: Dawson Creek Campus
    Approx. Cost of Books: $440 approximately
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $507 Total
    Application Fee: $25
    Application Deadline: Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Early application is recommended.

    Application Advice: As early as possible - qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Program Details: Non-Academic
    • support of family, an advocate or referring agency (where applicable)
    • be responsible for your own transportation
    • be at least 17 years old and out of school for at least one year, or have a special arrangement with the School District

    Admission Advice

    1. The following must be completed before the work experience/employment part of the program:

    • Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 1
    • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
    • FoodSafe Level 1
  • Kinesiology Diploma
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Diploma, University Course Transfer
    Program Length:
    Two Years
    Location: Prince George Campus
    Approx. Cost of Books: $2000 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $6833 - $7064 Total
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications are accepted after September 15 for entry the following Fall. Applications for the following Fall should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admissions processing and review. Applications for the following Winter should be received by October 31.

    Application Advice: Applications may be submitted any time after September 15 for the following year.

    Applications received by January 31 for September entry will be considered for early admission. All other applications for September entry should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admission processing and review. Applications for January entry should be submitted before October 31 to ensure priority admission processing and review.
    Program Details: Academic
    • high school graduation with English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
    • ABE/Academic Upgrading Advanced Certificate
    • General Educational Development (GED) Certificate

    Non-Academic

    • undergo a Criminal Record Search through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.

    Admission Advice

    1. You will need to meet prerequisites of specific courses.

    2. Physics 11 and Pre-Calculus 11 are recommended.

    3. Foundations of Math 11 or MATH 045 is a prerequisite for KINS 120.

  • Leadership Specialization
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Diploma
    Program Length:
    Two Years
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $800 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $3997 Year One
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications are accepted after September 15 for entry the following Fall. Applications for the following Fall should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admissions processing and review. Applications for the following Winter should be received by October 31.

    Program Details:

    Academic

    One of:

    • high school graduation with one of English 12, English 12 First Peoples, Communications 12 or equivalent
    • Mature student status with English and Math prerequisites as demonstrated on the Student Readiness Assessment

    Admission Advice

    1. Foundations of Math 11, Foundations of Math 12, Applications of Math 12, MATH 045, or equivalent is a prerequisite for several business courses required to complete the diploma.