Your new career starts with us.
We offer extensive and rewarding hands-on learning experiences that increase employment success. We know that by supporting the whole learner we can make your learning count and give you the relevant skills and competencies you need for the job market of today and the future. We offer upgrading, cutting-edge learning labs and shorter programs with faster results. We open doors and minds to make sure you are ready for your new career.
Come see what we do on Saturday, October 19 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and meet the Instructors who will support your journey from learning to employment.
Go Behind the Scenes
Our Open House will offer the opportunity to see behind the scenes and experience life as a student at Bow Valley College. We’ll be offering interactive activities to give you a sense of our programs, courses and how we offer learning experiences that translate into a career of your choice.
Find everything you need to build a bright career. Exclusive programs. Relevant Skills. Flexible Options.
Health and Wellness
A career in health and wellness is more than a job. It means choosing a future of caring. You'll have the power to change lives and make a real difference. Hands-on training and real-world practical experience prepare you for a career in hospitals, pharmacies, clinics and more. At the School of Health and Wellness, you'll build a healthy career and a healthier Alberta.
Learn More Our Programs
From Canmore to Strathmore, our Regional Stewardship program offers you the chance to learn close to home. Get the benefits of a city college... without a city commute.
Different local courses are offered at each campus. See what's available near you:
- High River
Chiu School of Business
Start an exciting new career...or get ahead in one you already love. Prepare for your future with fast, flexible, and affordable programs at the Chiu School of Business. From certificates and diplomas to career certifications and post-diploma certificates, we'll help you achieve the education you want and succeed in the workforce faster.
Learn More Our Programs
Welcome to the Bow Valley College Alumni Association. You've worked hard. Now you can enjoy all the perks available to our graduates. Reap the benefits of exclusive discounts, job postings, and networking events. Stay connected, stay informed, and stay in touch!
School of Global Access
Live, study, work, and thrive in Canada. Learn the language and intercultural skills you need for Canada's workforce from Calgary's largest English Language Learning (ELL) provider. We work with newcomers to Canada, Canadian citizens, international learners, and corporate clients.
Are you coming to Bow Valley College from another country? Prepare for education, work, or life in Canada with International English Language Learning (ELL) courses. Or, get ready for employment success in Canada with one- and two-year career programs.
"The Chiu School of Business is truly engaged in helping students succeed in their professional paths. The instructors have vast experience, making the learning process very enriched. I’m starting a full-time position and Bow Valley College helped me enhance my management skills and abilities to be more attractive to companies that were hiring."
Octavio Gonzalez Lopez
Graduate, June 2018
Local presence. Global influence.
You'll find our learners almost everywhere. They're using the skills they developed at Bow Valley College to improve lives and strengthen communities around the globe. We draw on over 30 years of international experience to make the world a better place. Join us, and let your education take you anywhere.
"My experience in the Interior Decorating Program was a positive one. The combination of class work, field trips, and work experience has been invaluable to me as I embark on my career."
Interior Decorating Program graduate and the 2017 recipient of the Governor General’s Award
Make the most of your campus life. From childcare to counselling or even help with your taxes, it's all here. A full array of supportive campus services makes it easier for you to meet your goals. Your job is to have a dream. Our job is to help you achieve it.
The Iniikokaan Centre
Find increased success with programs and services at our gathering place. The Iniikokaan Centre helps you meet your goals. You'll find academic and program advice and elder counselling. Come for information — stay to enjoy the strength and diversity of our First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students and staff.
Heart of the East Village
From beautiful riverside paths to popular restaurants, Bow Valley College's downtown campus puts you where the excitement is. Enjoy your lunch on a grassy riverbank in Calgary's East Village, or meet up with friends to explore the popular Stephen Avenue. Study on a sunny campus rooftop patio or in a cozy coffee shop. Find all that downtown Calgary has to offer, right at our doorstep.
Get a quality college education without the commute. If you live outside Calgary, you'll still find unique offerings close to home in seven locations in the Calgary Region: Airdrie, Banff, Canmore, Cochrane, High River, Okotoks, and Strathmore.Learn More
World Class Facilities
Think community, not classrooms. Our downtown campus offers modern classrooms...and so much more. You live a full, busy life. We do our best to make earning your education easier. From fresh food to a medical centre and child care, our Calgary campus has everything you need to make your student life more enjoyable.Learn More