Douglas College offers a wide variety of credit and non-credit courses in many of fields, as well as providing services to students and the community. To function smoothly, these activities have been divided into six faculties:
- Child, Family and Community Studies
- Commerce and Business Administration
- Health Sciences
- Humanities and Social Sciences
- Language, Literature and Performing Arts
- Science and Technology
The Department of Student Development offers a range of support for students including ESL and other preparatory and skills improvement courses.
In addition to the full academic program, each faculty works with other faculties and departments to deliver current, timely programs for full- and part- time students in ESL, Continuing Education, and Co-op Education.