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Northern Lakes College offers a wide range of programs including academic upgrading, certificate and diploma career programs, university transfer studies and non-credit courses.

Flexible Options to Fit Your Lifestyle

We know students have various responsibilities while attending school, so we offer many different options to complete your education. With 30 campuses located throughout northern Alberta, students can complete their education without having to leave their family and community. Students can take classes on-site at one of our campuses, learn by distance delivery or participate in online classes. We also have many part-time options in addition to our full-time programs! Whatever you choose, rest assured our staff and faculty will provide you the support you need.

Find the Program Right for You

To browse our program list, simply choose an area on the left-hand side of this page (Academic Upgrading, Apprenticeship, Career, University Transfer, and Continuing Education & Corporate Training – Certificate) and begin browsing!

We know it can be overwhelming and we are here to help. Please contact us to discuss your educational options and we will be happy to help you plan a path to reach your educational goal!

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Dual Credit Program

 ATEP Student Cheyene Cook, Slave Lake Campus



The Dual Credit Program is being offered in Slave Lake and High Prairie. Dual credit courses allow high school students to take college courses and earn both high school and post-secondary credits at the same. Check out the web page for more details!

Are you interested in becoming a teacher?  You can start this fall with university classes at an NLC campus and in 2014 begin classes with U of A.  For details on the Aboriginal Teacher Education program, check out the program information web page.
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