Prairie College

Christian post-secondary school in Canada

Geographical coordinates: 51.7082 -113.2663


English Prairie College

Prairie College is a private Christian post-secondary school located in the town of Three Hills, Alberta. Founded as Prairie Bible Institute, classes began on October 9, 1922, on the property of the McElheran family farm.Prairie College offers resident, commuter and distance education humanities, intercultural and ministry three, four and five year degree programs with major concentrations in:

Christian Formation (BAM [4 yr])

Global Social Justice (BAIS [4 yr])

Humanities (BAM [4 yr])

Intercultural Studies (BAIS [4 yr])

Outdoor Leadership (BAM [4 yr])

Pastoral Ministry (BMin [3 yr] or BAM [4 yr])

Pastoral Ministry (BAM, MDiv [5 yr Resident Concurrent Degrees] through Prairie College and Taylor Seminary)

Pastoral Ministry (BAM, MDiv [5 yr On-line Concurrent Degrees] through Prairie College and Carey Theological College)

Theology (BTh [4 yr])

Worship Leading and Music (BAM [4 yr])

Youth Ministry (BMin [3 yr] or BAM [4 yr])All graduates of Prairie's four-year bachelor's degree programs have advanced standing in accredited M.A. or M.Div. graduate programs from several seminaries in Canada and the United States of America, including Regent College of Vancouver, British Columbia; Columbia International University of Columbia, South Carolina; Fuller Theological Seminary of Pasadena, California; and Dallas Theological Seminary of Dallas, Texas. Accelerated concurrent B.A.M., M.Div. resident degree programs are currently available through Prairie College in partnership with Taylor Seminary of Edmonton, Alberta. Alternatively, accelerated concurrent B.A.M., M.Div. degree programs are accessible on-line through Prairie College Distance Education with Carey Theological College of Vancouver, British Columbia.

In addition, the College offers 1 - 2 year Certificates and Diplomas, 2 year Associate and 4 year bachelor's degrees in the following vocational and interdisciplinary programs:

Aviation (AAMA) based at Three Hills Airport

Business Administration (BDBA)

Digital Media (Diploma)

Marketplace Ministry (BMM)

Practical Nursing (DipMin, LPN)

Primary Care Paramedic (Diploma Certification)

Songwriting and Recording (Diploma)

Sports Management (Diploma)

Sports Management and Leadership (BDSML)From its beginnings as a Bible college, the governors of Prairie Bible Institute added the following scholastic divisions on its expanding campus: Prairie General Education (later named Prairie Christian Academy) in 1938, Prairie Distance Learning in the 1950s, Prairie Graduate School in 1988 (based in Calgary until 2004), Prairie School of Mission Aviation in 1992 and the Prairie College of Applied Arts and Technology in 2006. Eventually, Prairie Christian Academy was released to operate independently as its own local society and has been managed since 2004 by Golden Hills School Division #75. After further streamlining and restructuring, all of the remaining educational programs of the colleges of Prairie Bible Institute were brought under the administrative umbrella of one post-secondary unified school named Prairie College in 2015.

Source: Prairie College


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Address 350 5th Avenue N, Three Hills
Last Edit2021-05-20

English Prairie College

Address 350 5th Avenue N
Last Edit2019-02-19
Wikidata Updated: Fri Jul 23 2021 07:08:57