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University Studies

You don’t have to leave Fort McMurray to pursue an education at the university level. Whether you want to go into medicine, write the next big novel or become an engineer, you can get a great start by registering in our University Studies courses.

University Transfer

At Keyano College you can complete the first two years of many programs, and actually complete a full four-year degree in others. All of the courses offered at Keyano are designed to be transferable to the University of Alberta and are accepted by many other institutions as well, including the University of Lethbridge, the University of Calgary and universities in other provinces. However, you are encouraged to contact a Student Student advisor at Keyano, as well as your intended transfer institution, to ensure you select courses that will meet all admission requirements in your chosen degree program. You can also meet our talented faculty.

Degree Completion Programs

Keyano College offers complete degree programs in Fort McMurray!

Bachelor of Education

Passionate about teaching? The region of Wood Buffalo needs you. In response to the growing need for teachers, Keyano College is pleased to offer an exciting collaboration with the University of Alberta that has resulted in the College offering a Bachelor of Education degree. This degree program will be a great fit for you if you’re currently studying education or general studies, are looking for an after-degree, or if you have your Early Learning and Childcare Diploma.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences 

Keyano College, in collaboration with Mount Royal University, is now offering a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. Our small class sizes, dedicated faculty, and hands-on teaching will give you the skills you need to begin a successful career in the environmental sector. 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

At Keyano College, our faculty is committed to ensuring that nursing graduates are competent and accountable, and can look critically and creatively into the future of health care. Keyano College has been offering the University of Alberta Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program for over a decade. Graduates of the Keyano Program receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from the University of Alberta.

Bachelor of Business Administration


The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) offers the Bachelor of Business Administration in collaboration with Keyano College. Students can take all four years of their degree at the Clearwater Campus in Fort McMurray.

The Bachelor of Business Administration curriculum is comparable to many of the top-ranked Canadian business degree programs, and contains courses that enable students to earn exemptions and prerequisites in a range of professional accounting, finance and human resource management programs. Core IT management and software application courses throughout the 4 year curriculum give our graduates practical preparation for the real work world