Medicine Hat College

Medicine Hat College (MHC) was established in 1965 and is located in Medicine Hat, Alberta. MHC is a public, comprehensive community college.

The College’s vision is to lead in learning excellence by providing a learner-focused environment that concentrates on offering quality education, training, and services to its students, graduates, and their communities.

Medicine Hat College fosters scholarly activity and applied research in order to nurture industry innovation and economic and community development. The College offers more than 30 diploma and certificate programs, as well as over 20 university transfer programs and several opportunities for degree completion. Programs are offered in faculties such as Business, International Education, Trades, Health Studies, Arts, and Sciences.

Programs include applied research and experiential learning components, which benefit students, industries, and the community. By offering facilities, training, and expertise to organizations in research and developing their products and services, Medicine Hat College demonstrates its commitment to creating highly-qualified, intelligent graduates who are ready to give back to their communities.

The College’s Entrepreneurship Development Centre provides business coaching and access to resources that encourage young entrepreneurs to succeed in business. Active collaboration with businesses, other educational institutions, government, and non-government agencies on a wide range of projects underscores the College’s community focus.

Medicine Hat College is part of the Alberta Rural Development Network.

Campus Life

Medicine Hat College offers a variety of support services that help students achieve their academic and personal goals, including coursework support, childcare, financial aid, health and wellness, and human rights support.

MHC invites students to make the most of their educational experience by getting involved in campus student life. Students are able to join clubs such as the International Student Club, as well as academic clubs in areas like social work, visual arts, and nursing. The MHC Students’ Association holds events throughout the year, including cabarets, comedy nights, and guest speakers.

Medicine Hat College is home to four competitive sports leagues, including basketball, golf, soccer, and volleyball, in addition to other recreational opportunities such as drop-in sports, free fitness classes, and access to a weight room.

Medicine Hat, Alberta, is home to a variety of cultural institutions and opportunities to engage with the local community, including museums, leisure centres, cultural centres, and libraries. Medicine Hat has over 100 kilometres of walking trails, and all major parks are linked by an extensive trail system.

Why Study at Medicine Hat College?

Medicine Hat College offers a wide variety of programs and learning styles that encourage students to engage with their academic pursuits and professional interests. Experiential learning and applied research components ensure that students will graduate as highly-skilled members of their communities.

The College’s community- and student-focus ensures that students will have access to the services and support they need to succeed in their chosen field. Industry collaboration provides practical experience that increases graduate employability and desirability.

School Address

299 College Drive SE,
Medicine Hat,Alberta
T1A 3Y6

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