Ways to study

At 鶹ýAV, we offer a variety of ways to pursue higher education. Browse below to get more information about the credentials we offer, as well as our flexible study options. 

Bachelor's degrees

A bachelor's degree recognizes you for completing a group of courses in a career or academic specialty. It's usually 120 credits (40 courses) and takes about four years of full-time study to complete.

Bachelor's degrees

 

Associate degrees

Associate degrees take two years to complete. If planned carefully, with a university program in mind, you can transfer all 60 credits to year three or four of a university degree.

Associate degrees

 

Career programs

Career programs prepare you to enter a new job or upgrade to a higher position in as few as one to two years. Most program are offered full-time as well as part-time to fit your busy schedule.

Career programs

 

Upgrading and adult education

Improve your reading, writing and math skills with English or Mathematics upgrading. We also offer adult education programs to those who have disabilities or barriers to employment.

Upgrading and adult education

 

University transfer

Start studying at Douglas, then transfer to another institution to complete your studies. Douglas offers university transfer courses in sciences, arts and humanities, business and more.

University transfer

 

Post-degree, Post-baccalaureate and graduate diplomas

You've earned your degree. Now what? Add a post-degree program and graduate in one to two years with a highly specialized credential that will help you stand out in the job market.

Post-degree programs

 

Part-time studies

Reach your educational goals, even if you're busy with other responsibilities. As a part-time student, you'll take one to three courses per semester. Choose afternoon or evening classes.

Part-time studies

Concurrent studies

Get a head start on your post-secondary education. Take first-year arts and science courses and earn university transferable credits while still in your final year of high school.

Concurrent studies

English language learning and acquisition (ELLA)

Build the English language skills needed to succeed in post-secondary programs. The ELLA program is tuition-free for Canadian citizens, permanent residents and refugees.

ELLA program