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Think you can't get a degree at a community college?  Think again. We have a number of degree options for you to choose from, including Business, Nursing, Arts and Science, and Education.

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Cooking Up A Great Career

Brandon Kennedy has always loved to cook. Looking to improve his skills, he enrolled in the Professional Cook Training program at College of the Rockies in 2001. Since his training he has had the opportunity to refine his cooking skills in a wide variety of environments. Learn more about Brandon's cooking career.

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Finding her calling

Haley Pelton wasn’t sure what she wanted to do after graduating from high school in 2007. She began taking University Studies courses at College of the Rockies because of the affordable tuition and ability to remain at home. Read about Haley's path from COTR to Midwifery

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COTR Grad Lands the Best Job in the World

Greg Snell, an Oshawa, Ontario native, was living in Golden, BC and working in the tourism industry when he learned about the Adventure Tourism Business Operations program offered at College of the Rockies. Now he works all over the world! Learn more about Greg

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From COTR to Doctor

Raised in Kimberley, Lori Wik knew that College of the Rockies was the ideal first step for her long educational journey. After completing two years of University Transfer Science courses at College of the Rockies, Lori went on to complete a Bachelor of Medical Science and a Doctor of Medicine with special training in research. Read more about Dr. Wik

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Is COTR Right for You?

We offer a comprehensive mix of vocational, trades, career technical and academic programs and services, for full-time or part-time study. Not close to one of our campuses? No problem. We have hundreds of classes you can take online.  

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Cook Program: $1000 Award for Winter Intake

Are you passionate about the culinary arts? We’re offering all students who enroll in our winter Professional Cook Training program $1000 towards their tuition. Here is your chance to get hands-on culinary training from top chefs at College of the Rockies. You'll work in a fully functional kitchen environment learning different cooking methods, food safety and kitchen management. Apply now!

Learn more about our Certified Cook Program

Try a new look at our Hair Salon

The students of our Cranbrook campus program welcome you! From January to June, we offer a variety of salon services to the general public for a small fee.  Clients will be served by student hair stylists, under the direction and supervision of the program instructor.

See our Salon services and prices

It's Flu Season. Learn how to prevent it.

Do you know the difference between colds and the flu? Did you know that there is a right way to wash your hands to avoid getting the flu? Do you know where the nearest flu vaccine clinic is? Don't let the flu slow you down this year.

Learn more about the flu and how to prevent it