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Business students


Red Deer Polytechnic understands that students want to graduate with marketable, employable skills right away. We offer students a wide array of business knowledge and skills in our programs, so you are exposed to as much as possible while you're here. We care about our students and their futures...a lot! 

Business students at Red Deer Polytechnic benefit from the strong relationships we have with the business community. This creates invaluable opportunities for students to have practical, applied and work-integrated learning, all while creating important connections for the future.  

We’re committed to meeting the diverse needs of our learners with an equally diverse range of Business programs. We invite you to explore the options below and find the path that is a perfect fit for you. 

Can’t find the program you’re looking for? Visit the Academic Calendar for a complete list of programs offered at Red Deer Polytechnic. You can also tailor a program pathway just for you with Academic Upgrading, Open Studies, Flexible Learning and Extended Education opportunities.  

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Administrative Professional Certificate

The Administrative Professional Certificate program at Red Deer College provides you with extensive software training to be competitive in a continuously changing field. You will gain well-defined keyboarding skills, basic bookkeeping, oral and written communication skills, as well as office procedure training.

Aviation Certificate

Red Deer College’s partnership with Sky Wings Aviation Academy combines a foundation in business with applied flight training. Courses are held at RDC’s Donald School of Business and Sky Wings Aviation. For more details, visit



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Bachelor of Business Administration - collaboration with Mount Royal University

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), General Management Major at Red Deer College is designed to prepare you for success in the commercial, non-profit and public sectors of the Canadian and global economy, while engaging in their communities. Once you graduate with a BBA, you will be prepared to hit the ground running and make your mark in the business world.

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Business Administration Diploma

In the Business Administration Diploma at Red Deer College you will build your foundation of management skills and business knowledge by studying industry best practices while gaining practical experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. This program prepares you for mid-level careers in all types and sizes of organizations in all sectors of the economy (private sector, non-profit and public service).

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Business Certificate


Start your journey toward an interesting career as a business-saavy professional, or add to your existing skillset and work experience, by enroling in this one-year program. You'll receive diverse practical experiences in your classes, to help build your knowledge and skills in a variety of business topics.  

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Business Diploma


You will learn about various aspects of business, as you grow your knowledge for success in your chosen career, or as an entrepreneur starting your own business. Among the unique experiences you'll receive, students participate in a work practicum, research project, or service learning opportunity. These practical experiences set you up for success in whatever career path you choose.

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Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate

The Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate at Red Deer College caters to working professionals who are looking to obtain a specialized skill set in a short period of time. 

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Legal Assistant Diploma

From preparing legal documentation to working with clients, highly skilled legal assistants provide assistance to lawyers, judges and the public on a variety of legal matters. The Legal Assistant Diploma at Red Deer College prepares you to work as a legal professional in a variety of employment settings.

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Management Certificate

Tailor your management credential in the functional areas of business; accounting, entrepreneurship, marketing and project management. The Management Certificate at Red Deer College is your gateway to an entry-level position or just the start to furthering your education in business and management.

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University Transfer: Bachelor of Commerce

The Bachelor of Commerce - University Transfer program at Red Deer College will expose you to fundamental business principles, as well as touch on the humanities and social sciences needed to be competitive in today's work force.

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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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