Bow Valley College (BVC) is a public, board-governed college operating as a comprehensive community institution under the Post-Secondary Learning Act of Alberta. The branch campuses are: Airdrie, Banff, Blairmore, Brooks, Canmore, Cardston, Claresholm, Cochrane, Drumheller, Eden Valley, High River, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Morley, Pincher Creek, Red Deer, Three Hills and Stettler. Bow Valley College is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network. BVC offers year-round programs that lead to career certificates and diplomas, as well as adult upgrading and English Language Learning. They also offer career services and specialized services that help newcomers to Canada. BVC offers certificates and diplomas in a variety of areas including health and business career training, adult upgrading and English as a Second Language.