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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.

  • Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Certificate
    Program Length:
    10 Courses
    Location: Online Delivery Format (through the Mackenzie Campus)
    Approx. Cost of Books: $2000 Total
    Approx. Tuition Cost: Varies - contact 250.997.7200
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended.

    Application Advice:

    Applications may be submitted at anytime. Early application is strongly recommended.

    Program Details:

    Academic

    • Applicants who have completed CNC's Administrative Assistant or Office Assistant Certificate qualify for direct entry into the program.

    Admission Advice

    1. If you do not have one of the above certificates, you will need to complete the following prerequisites for admission:

    • ABTC 050 - Online Learner Success, or equivalent
    • ABTC 060 - Computers and the Internet or ABTW 073 - Microcomputers I, or equivalent
    • ABTC 066 - Keyboarding II or equivalent, or a keyboarding speed of at least 45 net words per minute
    • ABTC 070 - Word Processing I or equivalent and ABTC 071 - Word Processing II or ABTW 043 Word Processing/Document Production Levels I, II, III (covers Word Processing I and II) or equivalent
    • ABTC 085 - Business English, or ABTE 074 Business Communications I, or equivalent
    2. To successfully complete this certificate you will need basic skills in bookkeeping, human relations, filing, and office procedures. If you don't have strong skills in these areas, CNC strongly recommends that you take the following courses before entering the program:
    • ABTC 075 - Human Relations or ABTH 070 - Human Relations
    • ABTC 080 - Business Math and Calculator Skills or ABTB 073 - Financial Records, or equivalent
    • ABTC 090 - Administrative Procedures or ABTP 078 - Office Simulations or equivalent
    • ABTC 091 - Records Management or ABTP 072 - Office Procedures or equivalent
    3. Applicants with an Applied Business Technology or Office Administration Certificate from another institution must contact CNC at 1.877.997.4333.
  • Machinist: Apprenticeship
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Apprenticeship, ITA Credential
    Approx. Cost of Books: Contact: Debbie Sluyter email sluyterd@cnc.bc.ca 250.561.5804 or 1.800.371.2111
    Approx. Tuition Cost: Contact 250.561.5804 or 1.800.371.2111
    Application Fee: N/A
    Application Advice: Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended.
  • Marketing - 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.

  • Marketing 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.

  • Mathematical, Computer, Physical, and Molecular Sciences: Master of Science (MSc)
    Institution:
    UNBC
    Program Credentials:
    Master of Science (MSc) Related
  • Mathematics: Bachelor of Science Degree - Major or Honours
    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.

    Application Advice: Early applications are accepted up to one year in advance of the intended start date. The application deadline for secondary school students is March 1 for September entry and November 2 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.

  • Medical Laboratory Technology Science Diploma
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Diploma, University Block Transfer
    Program Length:
    2.5 Years
    Location: Prince George Campus
    Approx. Cost of Books: $5000 Total
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $6200 year one
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted any time after September 15 for the following year.

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

    Program Details:

    Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

    1. One of:

    • high school graduation
    • ABE Advanced Certificate

    2. English

    One of:

    • English 12 (C)
    • English 12 First Peoples (C)
    • Technical and Professional Communications 12 (C)
    • ENGL 045 (C)
    • equivalent course

    3. Math

    One of:

    • Foundations of Math 12 (C)
    • Pre-Calculus 12 (C)
    • Math 050 (C)
    • equivalent course

    4. Biology

    One of:

    • Biology 12 (C)
    • Biology 050 (C)
    • equivalent course

    5. Chemistry

    One of:

    • Chemistry 12 (C)
    • Chemistry 050 (C)
    • equivalent course

    Non-Academic

    • submit a completed "Self Report on Suitability" form
    • submit a completed Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Career Investigation Report form
    • Criminal Record Search

    Admission Advice

    1. As part of the selection process, shortlisted applicants will be interviewed (teleconferencing is an option). The MLT Career Investigation Report form is the primary means of selecting applicants for the interview.

    2. Students accepted into the program will have to supply documents certifying current immunizations, health exams and a current first aid certificate.

    3. Self-identified Canadian Aboriginal applicants who meet the admission requirements by the priority deadline will be given priority for 20% of the seats in the program.

    4. For details on the program's selection criteria, please visit CNC's website.

  • Medical Office Assistant Certificate
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Certificate
    Program Length:
    Nine Courses
    Location: Online Delivery Method (through Mackenzie Campus)
    Approx. Cost of Books: Contact 250.997.7200
    Approx. Tuition Cost: Contact 250.997.7200
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended.

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

    Program Details:

    Academic

    Route A

    • completed CNC's Administrative Assistant or Office Assistant Certificate in the last five years. (Applicants with older certificates should contact the Mackenzie Campus to discuss admission exemptions.)
    OR

    Route B

    Applicants without an appropriate certificate will need the following courses:

    • ABTC 060 - Computers and the Internet OR ABTW 073 - Microcomputer Applications I or equivalent
    • ABTC 066 - Keyboarding II or a keyboarding speed of at least 45 net words per minute
    • ABTC 070 - Word Processing I and ABTC 071 - Word Processing II OR ABTW 043 - Word Processing/Document Production Levels I, II and III
    • ABTC 080 - Business Math and Calculators or equivalent
    • ABTC 085 - Business English OR ABTE 074 - Business Communications 1 or equivalent

    Admission Advice

    1. If you have an Applied Business Technology, Office or Administrative Assistant certificate from another institution you must submit transcripts with your application for potential admission exemptions.

    2. If you have relevant office experience in the last two years, you may contact the Mackenzie Campus to discuss potential admission exemptions.

    3. Applicants without an online certificate will need to complete ABTC 050 before entering or as part of the program.

  • Medical Radiography Technology Diploma
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Diploma
    Program Length:
    Two Years
    Location: Prince George Campus
    Approx. Cost of Books: Contant 1.250.561.5867
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $18986 Total Program
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications should be submitted by March 31

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

    Program Details:

    Academic

    1. High school graduation or equivalent.

    2. The following courses with a B average and no grade lower than a C+ in any course:

    • English 12 or equivalent course
    • Foundations of Math 12 or Pre-Calculus 12 or equivalent course
    • Physics 12 or equivalent course
    • Biology 12 or equivalent course

    Non-Academic

    • submit a "Completed Self-Report" on the appropriate form
    • participate in a program information session (delivered face-to-face or electronically)
    • attend an interview
    • complete a Medical Radiography Technology career investigation and tour
      career investigation and tour
      career investigation and tour
    • have current immunizations
    • provide documentation of CPR Certificate level C or HCP
    • Criminal Record Check
    • complete MRAD 100 Medical Radiography Terminology

    Admission Advice

    1. It is highly recommended that entrance courses have been completed in the last six years.

    2. For details on the program's selection criteria, please visit CNC's website.

  • Metal Fabrication Certificate
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Certificate, Trades Foundation Program
    Program Length:
    23 Weeks
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $460 Total
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $4930 Total
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended.

    Program Details:

    Academic (minimum grade in bracket)

    1. English

    One of:

    • English 10 (C)
    • ENGL 030 (C)
    • Communications 11 (C)
    • equivalent course

    2. Math

    One of:

    • Math 10 (C)
    • Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11 (C)
    • Trades MATH 041 (C)
    • MATH 030 (C)
    • equivalent course

    Non-Academic

    1. You are encouraged to:

    • submit a resume and handwritten statement outlining reasons for wanting to enter the program*
    • complete a test of mechanical reasoning skills*
    • complete the Student Readiness Assessment (SRA)*
    Note (*): These requirements will be used to select students if the program is oversubscribed.

    Admission Advice

    1. Related industry experience may be considered instead of formal qualifications.

    2. For complete details on the selection process if the program is oversubscribed, please refer to CNC's website.