Post Secondary Education
The County of Forty Mile No. 8 residents have access to post-secondary institutions located in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat.
The University of Lethbridge offers degree programs in Arts and Science, Management, Education, Fine Arts, Music and Nursing. A Master of Education and graduate programs leading to an MA or MSC are also available, as are 12 professional transfer programs in areas such as engineering, medicine and law. A Bachelor of Social Work is offered on campus by the University of Calgary.
Lethbridge College offers credit and non-credit programs through ten schools: Agriculture and Natural Sciences; Engineering Technologies; Environmental Sciences; Liberal Arts; Apprenticeship & Trades; Business; Media & Design; Health Sciences; Human Services; and Justice Studies.
The Medicine Hat College offers a wide variety of University transfer, diploma, certificate, trades, academic upgrading, life skills and English as a Second Language Program. Specific courses for business and industry, general interest courses and the conservatory of Music and Dance attracts a large number of participants.
Athabasca University Online is available to those that choose to continue their studies while pursuing a job or from the comforts of their homes.