Thompson Rivers University


Kamloops BC

1 year from

$16,878 CAD

Full-time students


Foundation year



At Thompson Rivers University, student success is our priority. We empower our students to reach their goals with flexible learning options, individualized student services, hands-on learning opportunities, and a diverse, inclusive environment. For 45 years TRU has taken pride in providing an excellent education to every student that comes to us—from a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives, at various stages of the learning journey. Nearly 26,000 students study on our campuses in Kamloops and Williams Lake, or in distance or online courses and programs through Open Learning. TRU is a leading destination in Canada for international students. International enrolment now exceeds 3,000 students from 90 nations worldwide From traditional academics to trades, from certificates to graduate degrees, TRU offers over 140 on-campus programs and 60 Open Learning programs to choose from. Our students apply what they learn in co-op work terms, study abroad, undergraduate research, field schools and practicums, service learning and other opportunities — with guidance and mentorship by our accessible faculty. Research, creation and innovation thrive in our open, flexible learning environment. And so do our students. Five great reasons to choose TRU  1. A wide range of programs  2. A clear admissions path  3. Work and study opportunities  4. Individual support to help you succeed  5. Programs that open doors to new opportunities

TRU Programs

Accounting Technician
Adult Basic Education & BC Adult Graduation Diploma
Adventure Guide
Adventure Guide
Adventure Studies
Animal Biology
Applied Agriculture & Enterprise Management / Applied Sustainable Ranching (Williams Lake Campus only)
Architectural and Engineering Technology (ARET)
Associate of Commerce & Business Administration
Bachelor of Computing Science
Bachelor of Education (Elementary)
Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts)
Bachelor of Heath Science (3rd year entry)
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (3rd year entry)
Bachelor of Journalism (Journalism, Public Relations)
Bachelor of Natural Resource Science*
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work (3rd year admission)
Bachelor of Technology (3rd year entry)
Bachelor of Tourism Management Concentrations: Adventure Studies, Festivals & Events, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Resort Experience
Business Administration
Business Administration and Computing Science
Business Administration & Arts
Business Foundations
Cellular, Molecular, Chemical Biology
Communication (New Media Studies & Public Relations)
Computing Science
Computing Science & Mathematics,
Criminology, Economics
Culinary Arts (Red Seal)
Early Childhood Education
Ecology & Environmental Biology
Economics & Math
Economics & Political Studies
Engineering - First and second year transfer to UBC and UVic
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Environmental Chemistry
Events and Conventions Management
Forestry – First and second year transfer to UBC
General Science, Mathematics
Geography & Environmental Studies
Graduate Certificate in Education Studies
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
Horticulture Management
Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management
Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Tourism
Instrumentation Engineering Technology
International Business
International Business
Law - Juris Doctor
Managing Festivals and Events
Marketing, Supply Chain Management
Master of Business Administration
Master of Education
Master of Environmental Economics and Management
Master of Nursing
Master of Science in Environmental Economics and Management
Master of Science in Environmental Science
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics & Economics
Molecular & Microbial Biology
Police & Justice Studies
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Tourism
Pre-Professional Health Science
Resort and Hotel Management
Resort Experience Management
Respiratory Therapy
Sport Event Management
Supply Chain Management
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Certificate
Tourism Destination Development
Tourism Experience Management
Tourism Management
University Preparation Courses
Visual Arts
Water and Wastewater Technology
Water & Wastewater Utilities