College Degrees

As of 2017, members* of Polytechnics Canada offered over 100 stand-alone bachelor's degrees. 

Today, employers increasingly seek job-ready graduates who have acquired practical experience. Our graduates are well prepared for such a marketplace. A  polytechnic bachelor's degree provides the unique advantage of practical, hands-on work experience coupled with a specialized, theoretical—but grounded—education.

Options and specialties are included in this count as standalone degrees, as well as applied degrees. 

*Polytechnics Canada currently has a membership of 13 institutions. Kwantlen Polytechnic Institution and Fanshawe College joined after 2015 and are excluded from this data. 

Stand-alone Degrees offered by Polytechnics Canada Members as of 2017:

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Algonquin College

Degree granting status received in 2002

5 stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts - Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Applied Business - e-Business Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Building Science
  • Bachelor of Early Learning and Community development (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (Co-op)

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Degree granting status received in 1995

34 stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees​

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Architectural Science
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Civil Engineering (levels 1-4 and 5-8)
  • Bachelor of Engineering – Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering – Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering – Mining and Mineral Resource Engineering
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Science – Ecological Restoration  
  • Bachelor of Science – Food Technology and Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Science – Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science – Radiation Therapy
  • Bachelor of Science – Specialty Nursing   
  • Bachelor of Technology - Architectural Science
  • Bachelor of Technology – Construction Management
  • Bachelor of Technology – Electronics
  • Bachelor of Technology – Environmental Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Technology – Environmental Health
  • Bachelor of Technology – Forensic Investigation (All options)
  • Bachelor of Technology - Geographic Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Technology – Geomatics
  • Bachelor of Technology – Manufacturing
  • Bachelor of Technology – Technology Management
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Systems
  • Computer Systems Technology - Games Development option
  • Computer Systems Technology - Network Security Admin option
  • Computer Systems Technology (All options)
  • Environmental Engineering     
  • Leadership and Management
  • Management
  • Management Health  
  • Medical Imaging 

Conestoga College

Degree granting status received in 2002

11 stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees​

  • Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology – Architecture – Project and Facilities Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting, Audit, and Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business Management
  • Bachelor of Community and Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Design
  • Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Electronic Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering – Mechanical Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Public Relations

George Brown College

Degree granting status received in 2000

4 stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees​

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership
  • Bachelor of Technology (Construction Management)
  • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality)
  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Services)

Humber College

Degree granting status received in 2002

22 stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts-Creative Advertising
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts-Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts-Film and Media Production
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts-Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Child and Youth Care
  • Bachelor of Commerce-Accounting
  • Bachelor of Commerce-e-Business Marketing
  • Bachelor of Commerce-Fashion Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce-Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce-Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce-Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce-International Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce-Management Studies
  • Bachelor of Commerce-Marketing
  • Bachelor of Commerce-Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Digital Communications
  • Bachelor of Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of International Development
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Public Relations

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Degree granting status received in 1996

stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Business Administration - Accounting
  • Bachelor of Applied Business Administration - Finance
  • Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology - Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology - Network Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management
  • Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management

Red River College

stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees​

  • ACCESS Nursing
  • Construction Management
  • Nursing

SAIT

Degree granting status received in 1995

 stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology Geographic Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology Petroleum Engineering
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Project Management

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Degree granting status received in 2014

 stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees

  • Bachelor or Psychiatric Nursing
  • Business Management

Seneca College

Degree granting status received in 2002

11 stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees​

  • Bachelor of Aviation Technology
  • Bachelor of Child Development
  • Bachelor of Commerce - Business Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce - Financial Services Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce - Human Resources Strategy and Technology
  • Bachelor of Commerce - International Accounting and Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce - International Business Management
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Technology - Informatics and Security
  • Bachelor of Technology - Software Development
  • Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation

Sheridan College

Degree granting status received in 2001

21 stand-alone Bachelor’s degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts - Animation
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts - Early Childhood Leadership
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts - Illustration
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts - Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts - Music Theatre Performance
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts - Photography
  • Bachelor of Applied Business - Global Business Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Computer Science (Mobile Computing)
  • Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences - Athletic Therapy
  • Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences - Exercise Science and Health Promotion
  • Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences - Information Systems Security
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Supply Chain Management)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resources)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing Management)
  • Bachelor of Craft and Design
  • Bachelor of Film and Television
  • Bachelor of Game Design
  • Bachelor of Interaction Design
  • Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences (Kinesiology and Health Promotion)