Degrees

As of 2014, members of Polytechnics Canada offered 109 of the 184 bachelor's degrees* granted by publicly-funded colleges in Canada.

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. Joint degrees offered in partnership with another university/institution are excluded.

For a complete list of all 184 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
Degree granting status received in 2002
4 bachelor's degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Interior Design)
  • Bachelor of Applied Business (E-Business Supply Chain Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology - Building Science
  • Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (Co-op)

BCIT
Degree granting status received in 1986
22 bachelor's degrees

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in 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 (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 (Interior Design)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Manufacturing)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Medical Imaging)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Technology Management)

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Degree granting status received in 2002
11 bachelor's degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Architecture – Project and Facility Management)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Systems 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 Early Learning Program Development
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Systems Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Public Relations

George Brown College
Degree-granting status received in 2000
4 bachelor's degrees

  • 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
21 bachelor's degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Criminal Justice)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Film and Media Production)
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Paralegal Studies)
  • Bachelor of Child & 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 and 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 Creative Advertising
  • Bachelor of Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of International Development
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Public Relations

NAIT
Degree granting status received in 1996
6 bachelor's degrees

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

Red River College
1 bachelor's degree

  • Bachelor of Construction Management

SAIT Polytechnic
Degree granting status received in 1995
5 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 Construction Project Management

Seneca College
Degree granting status received in 2002
11 bachelor's degrees

  • Bachelor of Aviation Technology (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Child Development (Co-op)
  • 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 (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Informatics and Security)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)
  • Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation

Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Degree granting status received in 2001
23 bachelor's degrees

  • Bachelor of Animation
  • 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 Arts in Art and Art History
  • Bachelor of Arts Theatre and Drama Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Supply Chain Management)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resources Management)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Global Business Management)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing Management)
  • Bachelor of Craft and Design
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership
  • Bachelor of Film and Television
  • Bachelor of Game Design
  • Bachelor of Illustration
  • Bachelor of Interaction Design
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance
  • Bachelor of Photography

Saskatchewan Polytechnic
1 bachelor's degree

  • Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing
What People are Saying

"Polytechnics graduates will not just be employees - polytechnics graduates will be employers."

Annette Trimbee, Deputy Minister of Alberta Advanced Education and Technology - May 2011