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Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) has the programs you need, from certificates to diplomas, apprenticeships to degrees. You will also find a wide range of corporate, executive training and professional development opportunities.

At Red Deer Polytechnic, you will learn from expert instructors who care, with applied learning that makes sense for the real world and prepares you for meaningful employment. Armed with the knowledge and skills to succeed, you will be ready to take the next step in your life.

Browse the subject areas below to find complete details on the programs and courses we offer.

Once you find a program that matches your future career and life goals, explore how to apply and register so you can get started. You may also wish to view our Academic Calendar, filled with important information about being a polytechnic student. Our Academic Schedule also provides you with important dates, such as when classes start, when exams are held, and more. 

Looking for more program information?

Call Us: 403.342.3400 or 1.888.732.4630 | email: studentconnect [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca | Submit a Program Inquiry


Within our Arts programs, we encourage the exchange of knowledge, ideas and differing points of views. Global citizenship and innovation are fostered in an environment committed to diversity, inclusion and a healthy, respectful culture. We welcome new insights and focus on making connections with faculty, peers and the greater community.


Red Deer Polytechnic's Donald School of Business understands that students want to graduate with the skills to market themselves as employable right away. We offer our students many facets of business in our programs so you are exposed to as much as possible while you're here. We care about our students...a lot! 

Extended Education

Red Deer Polytechnic's Division of Extended Education offers something for everyone: professional development, general interest courses, trades and industry training, online learning and beyond.

Creative Arts

Red Deer College Creative Arts programs offer student artists the opportunity to learn in professionally equipped studios and performance spaces, while working with faculty who are both dedicated educators and professionally accomplished artists. All Red Deer College Creative Arts programs offer hands-on skills and real-world business training.


Our Education programs at Red Deer Polytechnic foster leadership and collaboration enabling learners to develop a foundation of knowledge and skills for meaningful engagement in their communities. Engaged learners enhance our communities. 

Engineering and Technologies

Are you creative, innovative and strong in math and sciences? Build on your potential by choosing a future as an Engineer or Engineering Technologist.

Health Sciences

Health Science programs at Red Deer Polytechnic are among the foremost leaders in health and wellness in Alberta. Our mission is to prepare resilient graduates who positively impact the health of diverse individuals and communities through dynamic, learner-centered experiences.

Other Programs

Red Deer Polytechnic is proud to offer a variety of programs in many different subject areas that allow our students to create a path to their next steps in their educational journey and success in their chosen careers. 


In Red Deer Polytechnic's Science programs, we encourage curiosity and push the boundaries of innovation. We take bold steps through focused studies and apply scientific knowledge to the real world. We believe the connection between higher learning and practical application is crucial for every students’ success. In our science programs we understand the importance of proving hypotheses and producing concrete results.


Many trades are highly technical and are continuously evolving, providing students with the right kind of challenge. Red Deer Polytechnic's trades Apprenticeship programs offer a mix of theory and practical application, which help you develop appropriate industry-standard skills. A trades career can lead to supervision, management, professions and business entrepreneurship.

We understand that you still have questions about the programs.
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Red Deer Polytechnic Inquiries

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Main Phone: 403.342.3400
Toll-free: 1.888.732.4630 (in Canada only)
Email: inquire [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca

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