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University of Albertawww.ualberta.ca
With over 100 years of history, the University of Alberta (U of A) is one of the top research-intensive universities in Canada. Serving more than 37,000 students, the U of A is also one of the largest universities in Canada. Sixteen faculties offer over 60 undergraduate degrees, 200 majors and specializations and approximately 5,000 individual courses. The U of A not only provides a variety of program options but also a variety of campuses for students to study at. The main campus in Edmonton, which covers about 50 city blocks with more than 90 buildings on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River Valley, houses the majority of U of A programs. For students interested in pursuing their studies in French, the U of A's Campus Saint-Jean in east central Edmonton offers degree programs in arts, commerce, education and science. The Augustana Campus located in Camrose, about 45 minutes southeast of Edmonton, is a small campus specializing in liberal arts and science programs. Students can also choose to study for up to one year of their program at the U of A campus in Cortona, Italy, where classes are offered in a variety of liberal arts subjects. The U of A offers a rich and varied student life through more than 400 clubs and groups and a residence program for over 4,000 students. Other highlights of the university include over $25 million in undergraduate scholarships and the second largest research library system in the country. Prospective students can arrange a campus visit, including a meeting with an advisor and a guided tour.
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 - 1 Year(s)
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education Only
- Distance Learning Available
You are eligible for admission into the program if you meet the following requirements:
- high school diploma
- minimum two years work experience
Conditional Admission: Conditional admission may be granted to individuals who do not meet all admission requirements. Students granted conditional admission must achieve a grade point average of at least a 2.0 (or a letter grade of “C”) in the first two courses in order to continue in the program.
If you attended a high school in Alberta, transcripts may be ordered from the Government of Alberta's myPass website or call (780) 427-5732. If you attended high school outside of Alberta, contact the provincial department of education.
Online, face-to-face, and blended options available. See link (https://sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/extension-elearning-resources/home) for details.
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 May 30, 2016. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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