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Careers in healthcare.

Consider a career that allows you to make a real difference in the lives of others: the challenging and rewarding healthcare field. We offer hands-on training in many healthcare fields and work closely with industry to ensure you receive training to meet the needs of future employers and the citizens you will serve.

Learn more about our healthcare programs.


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From COTR to Doctor

Raised in Kimberley, Lori Wik knew that College of the Rockies was the ideal first step for her long educational journey. After completing two years of University Transfer Science courses at College of the Rockies, Lori went on to complete a Bachelor of Medical Science and a Doctor of Medicine with special training in research. Read more about Dr. Wik

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Is COTR Right for You?

We offer a comprehensive mix of vocational, trades, career technical and academic programs and services, for full-time or part-time study. Not close to one of our campuses? No problem. We have hundreds of classes you can take online.  

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Cook Program: $1000 Award for Winter Intake

Are you passionate about the culinary arts? We’re offering all students who enroll this winter in our Professional Cook Training program $1000 towards their tuition. Here is your chance to get hands-on culinary training from top chefs at College of the Rockies. You'll work in a fully functional kitchen environment learning different cooking methods, food safety and kitchen management. Apply now!

Learn more about our Certified Cook Program

Carpentry Foundation program starts in February

Have you considered a career in carpentry?  Get started this February with our Carpentry foundation program and develop the skills and knowledge you need to enter into the Carpentry trade.

Learn about our Carpentry Foundation program

It's Flu Season. Learn how to prevent it.

Do you know the difference between colds and the flu? Did you know that there is a right way to wash your hands to avoid getting the flu? Do you know where the nearest flu vaccine clinic is? Don't let the flu slow you down this year.

Learn more about the flu and how to prevent it