Degrees

Polytechnics Canada members collectively offer over 1,850 academic programs, including 100 bachelor’s degrees, 24 joint degrees with universities, 225 apprenticeship programs, and 1,200 certificate and diploma programs. [Note: As of January, 2014, these numbers are in the process of being updated]

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.

For a complete list of all 165 degrees offered at Canada's publicly-funded, degree-granting colleges, click here (PDF file will open).

Degrees offered by Polytechnics Canada colleges and institutes:

Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology
Degree granting status received in 2002

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Interior Design)
  • Bachelor of Applied Business (E-Business Supply Chain Management)
  • Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Building Design (2013)

BCIT
Degree granting status received in 1986

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Business Administration)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engingeering (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Nursing)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Specialty Nursing)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Architectural Science)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Computer Systems)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Construction Management)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Ecological Restoration)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Electronics)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Engineering Technology)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Environmental Engineering Technology)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Environmental Health)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Forensic Investigation)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Geographic Information Systems)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Geomatics)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Manufacturing)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Medical Imaging)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Radiation Therapy)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Technology Management)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Interior Design) (2013)

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Degree granting status received in 2002

  • Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Health Informatics Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Architecture – Project and Facility Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Integrated Telecommunication and Computer Technologies) (Electronic Engineering)
  • 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 Engineering (Mechanical Systems Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Public Relations

George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology
Degree-granting status received in 2000

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Early Childhood Leadership)
  • Bachelor of Applied Business (Financial Services)
  • Bachelor of Applied Business (Hospitality Operations Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Construction Science and Management)

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Degree granting status received in 2002

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Creative Advertising)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Criminal Justice)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Flim and Media Production)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Interior Design)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Paralegal Studies)
  • Bachelor of Applied Music (Contemporary Music)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technologies (Industrial Design)
  • Bachelor of Child & Youth Care
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (E- Business/ Marketing)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Fashion Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resources Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (International Business)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Tourism Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) (2013)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Management Studies) (2013)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) (2013)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Supply Chain Management) (2013)
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of International Development (2013)

NAIT
Degree granting status received in 1996

  • Bachelor of Applied Business Administration (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Technology (Technology Management)

Red River College

  • Bachelor of Technology (Construction Management)
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • ACCESS Nursing (Indigenous Education)

SAIT Polytechnic
Degree granting status received in 1995

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (with some concentration in accounting)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Geographic Information Systems)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Information Systems)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Petroleum Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Science (Construction Project Management)

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Degree granting status received in 2002

  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Control Systems Technology)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Flight Program) (Aviation Technology)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Integrated Environmental Site Remediation)
  • Bachelor of Child Development
  • Bacherlor 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 Commerce (Municipal and Corporate Administration)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Informatics and Security)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)
  • Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (2013)

Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Degree granting status received in 2001

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Animation)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Early Childhood Leadership)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Game Design)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Illustration)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Interaction Design)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Music Theatre Performance)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Photography)
  • Bachelor of Applied Business (Global Business Management)
  • 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)

SIAST

  • Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (2013)
What People are Saying

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Hon. Diane Finley, Minister of HRSDC - Nov. 9, 2011