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Program Type Academic Upgrading
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Available
General Admission Requirements: All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admissions section of the calendar.
Academic Requirements: The Academic Upgrading program is open to any person who has the desire and the academic skills to be successful at a selected course level. Admission is based on academic background, skills assessment and advisement.
Registration Changes: Course registrations or “add/drops” must be carried out in consultation with an Academic Advisor and sponsorship supervisor, if applicable. It is the student’s responsibility to register for and maintain credit minimums as required for sponsorship and to ensure their registration is sufficient to meet their sponsoring agencies’ requirements.
Our courses are offered in a variety of formats. The format in which a course is offered may change at short notice, depending on enrolment and student needs. The current delivery formats are: online (the course is delivered entirely in an online environment); face-to-face (the course is delivered in a scheduled time and place}; blended (the course is delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and online).
New students are accepted into the Academic Upgrading program for courses beginning in the Fall (September), Winter (January), or Spring (May) term.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Courses numbered at any of the 0010, 0020, or 0030 levels in this program are accepted in lieu of high school courses for admission at Alberta universities, colleges, and technical institutes, as well as at most colleges and universities in the United States. However, students do not receive high school credits towards a diploma from Alberta Education. Lethbridge College issues its own grades and its own credential.
Updated June 23, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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