Therapist Assistant Speech Language Pathologist Assistant
Grant MacEwan Universitywww.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.
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
CATEGORIES OF ADMISSION
Applicants may be admitted through one of the following:
- Regular Admission
- Mature Admission
- Previous Post-Secondary Work
In addition, all applicants must also meet the following admission criteria:
- Skills Appraisal
- English Language Proficiency
- Spoken English Proficiency
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65%, with no course grade lower than 50%, in the following high school courses:
- ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
- Social Studies 30-1
- 2 Group A, B or C courses (a maximum of 2 Group B subjects can be used but not from the same discipline)
- 1 Group A, B, C or D course
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar applicants must:
- be 20 years of age or older
- have been out of full-time high school at least 1 year by the beginning of the intake term.
- have a minimum overall average of 65%, with no course grade lower than 50%, in the following high school courses:
- ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
- Social Studies 30-1
Previous Post-Secondary Work
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.
Admission in this category does not imply or guarantee the transfer of any coursework 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 coursework does not imply or guarantee that an applicant will be admitted.
Applicants must have successfully completed one of the following from a recognized institution:
- A post-secondary Certificate, Diploma, Applied Degree or Degree.
- A minimum of 18 post-secondary credits with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA
Skills Appraisal will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar. Applicable to all admission categories.
Unless otherwise specified, identified Skills Appraisal requirements must be completed by the beginning of the intake term.
Applicants must complete the Skills Appraisal. The Skills Appraisal does not need to be completed if applicants present one of the following:
- ELA 30-1 with a minimum grade of 65%
- ELA 30-2 with a minimum grade of 75%
Applicants must pass the writing portion OR achieve a minimum grade of D on any required developmental course work.
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. Applicable to all admission categories.
All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. In addition, the university will require official documents such as 1 of the following:
- 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.
Spoken English Language Proficiency
Spoken English Proficiency will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar. Applicable to all admission categories.
Applicants who speak English as a second language – regardless of citizenship – are required to submit official documents such as high school, post-secondary transcripts or 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. Applicable to all admission categories.
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 3 months of the start of the program intake term.
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 $3,752.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,350.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,116.00 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) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated June 05, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.