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Manitoba Colleges and Universities

 

Colleges and Universities in Manitoba

Whether they're cheering on the Blue Bombers or boosting the Mooses, Manitoba residents are fans of this prairie province. Higher education offers plenty of options, including the research powerhouse University of Manitoba, which has produced 92 Rhodes Scholars. The university focuses much of its research in the life sciences and has helped fuel the province's fast-growing biotechnology field. In Manitoba, you'll also have access to other forms of education, including those providing short-term programs or vocational training. Whatever your needs, you'll be able to find private schools, technical schools, community colleges, Bible colleges and even schools founded on religious philosophies, such as a Ukrainian Orthodox college.

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Finding a job in a Manitoba college town

Winnipeg is Manitoba's capital and largest city, and students naturally flock to school and work options there. You'll also find many small cities with populations of less than 50,000 people. High-demand industries in Manitoba often fall into the computer, health care and vocational fields. Occupations and related Manitoba annual wages include:

  1. Carpenters: CAN $40,800
  2. Computer programmers and interactive media developers: CAN $58,300
  3. Chiropractors: CAN $97,400
  4. Mechanical engineers: CAN $63,000
  5. Pharmacists: CAN $101,100
  6. Plumbers: CAN $47,100
  7. Registered nurses: CAN $71,400

If you're ready to start training for a career, there are a variety of school and career options within Manitoba that can suit your needs.

 

 

See also: Manitoba Vocational Schools and Career Training

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            Other Colleges & Universities in Manitoba

            Assiniboine Community College
            Brandon, Manitoba
            Brandon University
            Brandon
            Canadian Mennonite University
            Winnipeg
            Providence College and Seminary
            Otterburne, cross-denominational
            Red River College
            Winnipeg
            Robertson College Brandon
            Brandon, Manitoba; also Winnipeg and Calgary. Business, technology and health care. www.robertsoncollegebrandon.com
            Steinbach Bible College
            Steinbach: Mennonite
            University College of the North
            The Pas, Thompson, various satellite centers, Manitoba www.ucn.ca
            University of Manitoba
            Winnipeg, Manitoba
            University of Winnipeg
            Winnipeg
            William and Catherine Booth College
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            Winnipeg Technical College
            Winnipeg
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