You might have a program or career path in mind. Or you may be trying to figure out what you want to do with the next phase of your life. Either way, it is a good idea to make sure the reason you want to get a post-secondary education fits with who you are.
Graduating from high school? Thinking about continuing your education? Time to Choose has all the information you need to help you find an Alberta post-secondary program that meets your career goals. You'll find profiles of post-secondary schools, where programs are offered, application deadlines, as well as information on career planning, student funding, and more.
Career planning helps you make decisions throughout your career, whether you are just starting or planning retirement. Follow these 4 steps to plan your career.
Want to know what jobs Alberta employers will need to fill over the next few years? Researchers keep an eye on the labour market and put together lists of careers in demand. Take a look and see if one of these occupations might work for you.
There are lots of jobs today that your parents never dreamed of at your age. Cyber forensic investigator? Nanoengineer? Solar installer? Who knew? Emerging occupations are the jobs of the new millennium, created by advances in technology and consumer demand. Explore tomorrow’s world of work in these careers.
Once you've identified a career direction and the education and training you need to make it a reality, your next step is to explore schools and programs.
Discover programs of interest to you, how long it takes to complete each program if you attend full time, and what type of credential you earn when you graduate from the program.
Discover details about post-secondary schools in Alberta and the programs they offer. Apply to one or more of the 26 publicly funded Alberta post-secondary institutions.
From on-campus daycare to student residences to accommodating disabilities, there are plenty of services you’ll want when attending a post-secondary school. This features chart will help you uncover which services are available at each of the 26 publicly funded post-secondary schools in Alberta.
If you’re thinking about studying abroad, give yourself plenty of time to research your options and find the opportunity that’s right for you.
A number of post–secondary schools across Alberta offer programs for Indigenous Peoples.
Whether it's a degree, a diploma or a certificate, the post–secondary qualification you earn will pay for itself many times over during your career. But first, you have to figure out how to finance it.
Applying for admission or funding generally requires submitting official, legal documents and fulfilling other requirements, as well as completing an application form.
The following steps will help get you started on the road to further education.
Learn about your post-secondary options and the type of certification, diploma or degree that suits your career plan and ambitions.
Find more information specific to high school students to help you figure out what you want to do with the next phase of your life.
Find resources to help you guide your students on their path to finding a post-secondary option that fits with their career plan.
Learning Clicks is a post–secondary awareness program that helps students in grades 7 to 12 and their teachers learn about the importance of post–secondary education.