Penticton Campus


Penticton Campus

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Programs and Courses in Penticton
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Program Highlights


Office Assistant Certificate

The Office Assistant Program is a 17-week program for students who have no prior business education or experience. Students in the OAC program learn essential business skills such as business English, business correspondence, computer essentials, Internet, office procedures, word processing, business math, and spreadsheets. 

Graduates of the OAC program will be employed as receptionists and office assistants in business of all types and sizes.

Adult Basic Education

Get the skills you need for academic and career success at Okanagan College. Finish high-school, improve your literacy skills, upgrade for admission to college studies. High school courses at the fundamental (up to Grade 10) and intermediate levels (Grades 11 & 12) are offered in a variety of flexible learning formats throughout the year at the Penticton campus.

*Funding available to help offset the cost of tuition. For more information click here.


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Business Administration - Certificate, Diploma and Degree*

The Okanagan School of Business offers students practical and applied business education to prepare them for employment in the workplace. Each credential provides students with an understanding of business practices. With the experience and skills learned in the classroom, students will be able to progress to roles in several business areas.

* Years 1, 2 and 3 of the BBA can be completed on the Penticton campus

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Associate of Arts  

The Associate of Arts Degree is granted upon completion of 60 credits of prescribed study. Students with an Associate of Arts Degree if admitted to BC universities are guaranteed full transfer credit (60 credits) for the work done for their Associate Degree.

In Arts Okanagan College, students can take courses in several areas of study, such as: Anthropology, Communications, Criminal and Social Justice, Earth and Environmental Studies, Economics, English, History, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Women’s Studies.

Diplomas are also offered in Criminal Social Justice, Environmental Studies and General Studies on the Penticton campus. 


Associate of Science

The Associate of Science degree is a provincial credential offered by many institutions in the BC Transfer System. The associate degree provides an educational experience that prepares students for life as an educated person, and lays a solid foundation for further study.

The associate degree curriculum consists of two years of university-level study in a variety of academic areas, such as Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Studies, Geography, Mathematics, Physics and Statistic.

Diplomas are also offered in Human Kinetics and the first year of Computer Information Studies on the Penticton campus.



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Library Hours
Monday to Thursday 7:45 am to 9:00 pm
Friday 7:45 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
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May Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

June Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:00 am to 2:00 pm

Closed for the month of July

Monday. August 28 - Friday, September 1
7:00 am to 2:00 pm



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Toll Free: 1.866.510.8899
Tel: 250.492.4305
Fax: 250.490.3950

Penticton Campus 
583 Duncan Ave West  
Penticton, BC 
V2A 8E1 
 Summerland Centre 
13211 Henry St
Summerland, BC
V0H 1Z0
 Oliver Centre
339 Fairview Rd
Oliver, BC 
V0H 1T0