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Centre For Distance Education

Canada’s Leader in Online College Distance Education for over 20 Years

 Online College Courses for Stress-Free Career Preparation

CD-ED has provided Canadians with top-quality online learning and career support services for over 20 years. CD-ED is part of triOS College and Eastern College family, and together, offers a range of online, on-campus, and hybrid learning programs designed to make students job-ready. As a student at CD-ED, you can access comprehensive distance learning programs and quality instruction to develop the skills needed to tap into numerous job opportunities.

CD-ED’s online learning model ensures that you have the freedom to balance your education with your unique priorities. You will receive personalized attention with one-on-one instructor support, access to live student services, and a wealth of online resources designed to support your learning journey. Invest in your future today with CD-ED!

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Quality Career-Training

Our diploma programs are career-focused and nationally recognized by employers across the country. If you feel stuck trying to balance your family, work and other responsibilities, or classroom learning simply doesn’t work for you – you’ve come to the right place.

Some of the many benefits of attending CD-ED are:

Programs start monthly – You don’t need to wait for traditional program start dates – we make it easy for you to integrate education to fit into your life. CD-ED works with your busy schedule by offering frequent and flexible start dates. No more waiting around to start your career, begin programs right away.

High satisfaction ratings – Be confident when signing up for CD-ED knowing that it offers excellent career-training education. Reputation matters and word of mouth speaks the loudest. Read reviews from our satisfied graduates here.

Accessible learning environment – Each student can find something to suit their learning needs because CD-ED offers various learning management systems designed for different learning styles. At CD-ED no one is left behind.

20 years of online training – You can rest assured knowing that CD-ED’s online training experts have over 20 years of experience and thousands of graduate successes who, just like you, needed convenience without affecting quality in their education.

Transfer Credits – If you have prior education or work experience that would demonstrate knowledge in an area of study, you may be eligible for transfer credits. Curriculum credits are assessed on a case by case basis. Speak to an Education Consultant to learn more.

Come to CD-ED to join a rich and supportive community. We’ll give you the boost you need to get your career started today.

Funding Your Education

Making Education Accessible and Affordable to Everyone

There are a variety of funding programs available in Canada to help support your education and career goals. At the Centre for Distance Education, we believe there should be no barriers to higher education and our team of financial specialists are here to help you navigate your options.

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Whatever your circumstances, there are many funding choices available to you. Contact us today to explore your options.

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Is Online Learning For Me?

We have developed a quiz to help you decide if online college courses are the right choice for you, your family and your career.

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How Online Learning Works

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Instructor Support

Guided learning means you have instructor-driven curriculum and unlimited access to an expert facilitator at all times.

Student Services

2021 CHIMA Graduating Student of the Year

This year’s CHIMA Graduating Student of the Year Award has been awarded to CD-ED HIM student Shaminder Parmar! The association gives this award to the student who has demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to the values of Health Information Management and CHIMA. Congratulations!

“I chose the HIM program at CD-ED as I wanted to further my education in health care and technology, and CD-ED’s curriculum and distance learning option were a perfect fit. It has been an incredible journey completing this program, and I have gained a great deal of knowledge and experience. The CD-ED instructors provided me with exceptional guidance, expertise, and support. I am excited about graduating, and I am confident that my education will support me in my future endeavors.”
Shaminder Parmar

Kendra Found a Healthcare Career She’s Proud of Through CD-ED Online Training

Kendra was looking for a career that’s outside of the box. After enrolling in CD-ED’s Medical Office Administration program, she not only discovered a field she enjoyed, but she found work before graduation! Now, Kendra is well into a career she’s proud of.
Read her story…

Kendra Barker

Is Online Career Training Right for You? Take the Centre for Distance Education “Online Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Online Career Training Readiness score now >>