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Founded in 1965, Medicine Hat College offers more than 45 academic degrees and dozens of diplomas and certificates in health and medicine. It is home to 2,800 students at its main campus and 300 students at Brooks Campus, located about 100 km north of Medicine Hat in Brooks. Additionally, Medicine Hat College offers 25 transferable programs to other universities to guarantee complete educational diversity. Its main allies are the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University.

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Academic Courses

Arts, Science and Education School

Academic Upgrading, Adult Basic Education, Agroecology Technician, Art and Design, University Studies: Arts, College Preparation, Computerized Bookkeeping Certificate, Early Learning and Child Care, Education, Education Assistant, Travel Counsellor, Environmental Reclamation Technician, University Studies: Fine Arts, Home Inspection Certificate, Hospital Unit Clerk, Certificate in Interpersonal Communication, University Studies: Journalism and Communication, Management Skills for Supervisors, Medical Office Assistant, Project Management Extension Certificate, University Studies: Science.

Business and Continuing Studies

Administrative Office Management, Administrative Office Professional, Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Administration, University Studies: Commerce/Management, Foundations of Human Resources Series.

Health and Community Services

Addictions Counselling, Combined Addictions Counselling/Social Work Diploma, Child and Youth Care Counsellor, Criminal Justice, University Studies: Dental Hygiene (Pre-Professional), University Studies: Dentistry (Pre-Professional), Health Care Aide, University Studies: Kinesiology, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine (Pre-Professional), Nursing, Nutrition and Food Sciences; Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistant, Paramedic, University Studies: Pharmacy (Pre-Professional), Practical Nurse, Social Work, University Studies: Social Work, Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant, University Studies: Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Professional).

Trades and Technologies

Automotive Service Technician, Aviation Management, Built Environment Engineering Technology, Carpenter, Computer-Aided Drafting and Design, CADD & Technical Illustrator (now known as BEET), Electrician, Fourth Class Power Engineering Power Lab, Heavy Equipment Technician, Information Technology, Plumber, Power Engineering Technology, Pre-employment Carpentry, Pre-employment Electrician, Pre-employment Plumbing, Pre-employment Welding, Steamfitter/Pipefitter, Welder.


  • Medicine Hat, Alberta
  • Brooks, Alberta.


Notable Alumni

The university is internationally known for its health and medical programs and its research projects. Additionally, they have several important alumni, including Tara Chisholm, head coach of the Canadian women’s national ice hockey team; Megan Nagy, beach volleyball player; Ronnie Burkett, artist and puppeteer; and Glen Motz, Canadian politician.

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Life Off-Campus

Medicine Hat College has several sports teams: basketball, volleyball, football, and golf are among the most popular ones. The institution also has a college athletics team called Rattlers and regularly competes in national and international leagues.

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