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Grant MacEwan University

Grant MacEwan University

www.macewan.ca

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences - ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a collaborative and supportive environment where creativity and innovation thrive. Faculties focus on teaching, and many are also engaged in ground-breaking, internationally-recognized research and scholarly and artistic activity that enhances their teaching and the curriculum - and creates opportunities for student involvement in research.

The university offers a broad complement of programs comprised of bachelor and applied degrees, diplomas and certificates. Faculties and schools offer programming in fine arts and communications; health and community studies; liberal arts and sciences; and business.

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10700 104 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2P2, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 3 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

CATEGORIES OF ADMISSION
Applicants may be admitted through one of the following:

  1. Regular Admission
  2. Previous Post-Secondary Work

In addition, all applicants must also meet the following admission criteria:

  • Skills Appraisal
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Other Admission Criteria

Regular Admission
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must have a minimum grade of 50 percent in each of the following high school courses:

  1. ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
  2. One of Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Science 30
  3. One Group C course
  4. Two Group A, B or C courses (a maximum of two group B subjects can be used; they must be from different disciplines)

AND

     1. Successful completion of at least 36 post-secondary credits with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, as calculated on the last 24 post-secondary credits.

OR

     2. Completion of two years of full-time studies (or equivalent) at a recognized private institution or in non-credit studies in the following fields:

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
  • Holistic Health
  • Herbology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Complementary Medicine

Previous Post-Secondary Work
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must have successfully completed one of the following from a recognized institution:

  • Degree with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Applied Degree with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale

Admission in this category does not imply or guarantee the transfer of any course work and/or credential unless a block transfer agreement (internal or external) is in effect and published in the calendar by the Office of the University Registrar. In addition, transfer of course work does not imply or guarantee that an applicant will be admitted.

ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA

Skills Appraisal
Skills appraisal to be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.

Applicable to Regular Admission category:

  • Unless otherwise specified, identified Skills Appraisal requirements must be completed by the beginning of the intake term
  • Applicants must complete the Skills Appraisal only if they do not present ELA 30-1 with a minimum grade of 65 percent or ELA 30-2 with a minimum grade of 75 percent

Writing
Applicants must pass the writing portion OR achieve a minimum grade of D on any required developmental course work.

Reading
Applicants must pass the reading portion OR achieve a minimum grade of D on any required developmental course work.

English Language Proficiency
English language proficiency will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.

All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as one of the fololwing:

  • High school transcripts
  • Post-secondary transcripts
  • Proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation

Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at MacEwan.ca/ELP.

Other Admission Criteria
To be evaluated through the Program, applicants offered admission must present a clear Police Information Check (or equivalent from another policing agency) that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search. The Police Information Check must be submitted by the published document deadline and have been issued within three months of the start of the program intake term.
 


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.

  • Tuition $11,895.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,605.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,600.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Elegibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 16, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.

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