The Government of Alberta is investing in in post-secondary schools across Alberta including in local communities such as the Burman University, Red Deer Polytechnic, and Olds College.
A $193-million investment from the Alberta Government will help to fund new seats and enhancements in high-demand programs including health care, technology, and business.
Here’s a look at how those investments will play out at local post-secondaries:
- $1,209,280 for Burman University’s Bachelor of Business Administration program. Opening 60 seats in the program
- $562,326 for Olds College’s Animal Health Technology program. Opening 60 seats in the program
- Three investments for Red Deer Polytechnic programs including:
- $96,031 for their Administrative Professional program. Opening 72 seats in the program.
- $551,096 for their Pharmacy Technician program. Opening 48 seats in the program.
- $681,073 for their Medical Device Technologist program Opening 60 seats in the program.
The Alberta Government made the investments based on workforce needs, learner demand, and capacity. However, the health care, technology and business sectors were given high priority.