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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. 

Open Studies and Academic Upgrading allow flexible registration so you can tailor your course selection to your specific goals for the future. Learn more about this options below.

Red Deer Polytechnic also offers flexible learning programs and courses for our learners to suit their lifestyle and other commitments. What is flexible learning? Please see our flexible learning readiness checklist to prepare you for online learning. 

Flexible learning at Red Deer Polytechnic works in partnership with other provincial organizations such as Campus Alberta Central to bring post-secondary education to the Central Alberta Region.

Looking for another program? Visit the Academic Calendar for a complete list of programs offered at Red Deer Polytechnic. You can also tailor a pathway just for you with Extended Education opportunities. 

Academic Upgrading

The Academic Upgrading program at Red Deer Polytechnic helps open doors to further education and better employment. You can upgrade academic skills, meet entrance requirements for post-secondary programs, earn a High School Equivalency diploma, and prepare for entry into the workplace.

Open Studies

Open Studies is a unique, flexible and customizable program that allows students to take courses that help them work toward their career goals. Students in Open Studies may choose to take courses on a full-time or part-time basis.


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