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Keyano College serves over 4,000 students in Fort McMurray and the surrounding area. Students enjoy cultural opportunities in Fort McMurray as well as outdoor activities in the boreal forest. Keyano students may study at several campuses. The main Clearwater campus in Fort McMurray offers certificate and diploma programs, university transfer courses, collaborative degrees and online courses. The heavy industrial training centre at the Suncor Energy Industrial campus is the base for industrial programs for the oil industry. A satellite campus in Fort Chipewyan offers academic upgrading, college preparation and access to select certificate, diploma and university transfer courses. Other programs are offered in learning centres throughout northern Alberta.
Certificate and diploma programs are offered in areas such as business administration, early learning and child care, environmental technology, health services and office administration. University transfer programs are available in arts and sciences. Collaborative degrees offered through transfer agreements with a degree-granting institution may be taken in elementary education and nursing. Keyano's well-equipped facilities include a Sport and Wellness Centre, a student activities centre, a 600-seat theatre and an arts centre that features music and dance studios, practice rooms, a rehearsal hall, piano labs, painting and printmaking studios and a 200-seat recital theatre.
Satellite Campuses or Offices
Conklin, Fort Chipewyan, Fort McKay, Gregoire Lake, Janvier
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
- Minimum 18 years of age by the first day of classes
- High School Diploma
- Minimum of 60% in English 30-1 or 70% in English 30-2
- Minimum of 60% Biology 30
- Minimum of 50% in Math 20-1 or 60% in Math 20-2
- Completion of health status questionnaire
The student is required by Alberta Health Services (AHS) to provide the educational institution with a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check one time, provided the student maintains enrollment in the program with no lapse of more than two (2) consecutive full terms.
Mature students (students who are 21 years of age or older):
- A high school diploma is recommended
- Must have the English, Math, and Biology entrance requirements
- Must meet non-academic requirements
Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.
Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated September 13, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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