Founded in the year 1970, Douglas College is the largest public degree-granting college located at Columbia, Canada. The college has two main campuses at New Westminster and Coquitlam as well as various training centres in Surrey, Burnaby and Maple Ridge. Douglas College provides degree and university courses in various disciplines such as science and arts, programs in healthcare, business, arts, and human services.
Douglas college offers bachelor degrees and post-degree programs, and the college is renowned for its practical oriented teaching modules. The 13 bachelor’s degree offered by Douglas College are Business Administration in Accounting, Business Administration in Financial Services, Business Administration in Management, Child and Youth Care, Criminology Applied, Hospitality, Nursing, Physical Education and Coaching, Performing Arts, Psychiatric Nursing, Psychology (In partnership with Thompson Rivers University), Applied Psychology, Social Work and Therapeutic Recreation.
It is reported that about 17000 students including over 4000 international students from 92 countries across the world registered with Douglas college to pursue their higher studies. The college ensures that students will receive a deep, well-rounded education and applied real world skill necessary to achieve academic and career success.
Some of the notable alumni at Douglas College include actor Adrian Holmes, Olympic gold medallist wrestler, Baraladei Daniel Igali, poet Elizabeth Bachinsky.