Douglas College

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)



  • Founded in 1970


Douglas offers the most bachelor’s degrees and post-degree programs of any college in B.C., and is noted for combining the academic foundations of a university with the career-ready skills of a college. Each year, close to 17,000 students (including 4,210 international students from over 92 countries) take for-credit courses at Douglas. Because of the college’s strong academic base, the majority of these for-credit courses transfer to different research universities in B.C. and across Canada, providing students with flexible pathways to reach their academic goals.


The Douglas College Career Centre is where students and grads build their careers. Whether you’re a student who wants to gain skills and experience through full- or part-time work, a grad seeking your dream job, or an employer looking to hire, the Career Centre has got you covered.

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Housing services

  • The Facilities & Ancillary Services Department is responsible for planning and developing Douglas College facilities, operating related services and for the ongoing maintenance of the college and its equipment.
  • The Department's goal is to maintain buildings, grounds and equipment at a high operational level, and to provide students, faculty, and staff with a well maintained and pleasing campus environment.

Library services

  • Get help with APA, MLA, Chicago, annotated bibliographies and more.
  • Search the numerous databases to find peer reviewed full text articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers.
  • Need reference help? Email, text, or chat in real time with a librarian.

ICT services

The technology services available on campus are provided by the Centre for Educational and Information Technology (CEIT) department, staffed by a team of skilled professionals, most with computer technology backgrounds. Here is a summary of the services CEIT provides:

Student Life

Campus life

The College has two major campuses in Metro Vancouver (New Westminster and Coquitlam) as well as several smaller training centres in Surrey, Burnaby and Maple Ridge. With both main campuses directly on SkyTrain lines, Douglas is one of the most accessible post-secondary institutions in Metro Vancouver, drawing students from across the region.

Sports facilities

Our sports teams pride themselves on supporting each other to succeed, whether it’s during the game, in the classroom or as part of the community. Being Royal means you’ll write and define your own story all with our support. We believe in helping our student-athletes become well-rounded people in addition to being great at their sport, which helps prepare you for life after athletics. As a Royal you’ll be involved in student-leadership and community-volunteer opportunities, where you’ll learn what it means to be a leader and contributor. 

Student clubs

We want to make your time at Douglas College as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. The Douglas Students Union is your resource for saving money, keeping healthy and getting into clubs and events with like-minded students. We offer services such as: the DSU health and dental plan, financial aid, tax filing, first aid training, lockers, agendas, student grant funds and more. With active campaigns to knock interest off of student loans and create open free textbooks, the DSU is here to make your college experience the best it can be. If you’re looking to upgrade your college experience and get involved in the community, then the DSU is the perfect place for you.


Douglas College Continuing Education allows you to achieve your career and personal goals through career development, professional upgrading and career-oriented certificate programs. Douglas College is an accredited public post-secondary institution.

Student Reviews

A school that actually cares about your success!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Love it! the class sizes are small so you actually get to make friends and connect with your professors. The profs also actually seem to care about our success, and care about the classes they teach. ive been to other post secondary institutions and douglas is my fav by far!

Douglas College experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It is not very easy to decide which country we should go and which school we should register. There are various options around the world. I chose Douglas College, because I trust it's reputation and education system. It was just 1 year experience but I would say that it is not easy to finish. I dedicated a lot of time and energy to finish my degree properly. I am happy and...

Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

I don't enjoy the path I have chosen and in order to chose the right one, I need financial support

New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

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