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Academic Upgrading

Vista Virtual School

Vista Virtual School

This is an accredited online public elementary, junior high, and senior high school that serves Albertans of all ages. It also offers adult education and upgrading.

Students have the flexibility to complete their education while working at any time and place. 


341 58 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2H 0P3, Canada

  • Program Type Academic Upgrading
  • Credential Type Non-Credential
  • Length 1 Year or Less


  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Only
Admission Requirements


  • Be 20 years of age or older as of September 1 of the current school year.
  • Be a Canadian citizen or lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent or temporary residence. Students must provide proof of citizenship (i.e., birth certificate, landed immigrant paperwork, or resident documentation).
  • Be a resident of Alberta. Alberta Education requires students 18 years of age or older to remain in the province at least until September 30 of the school year. Although a student may be residing elsewhere temporarily, they must maintain an Alberta address and submit proof of residency upon request.

For more information see Adult Upgrading.

Distance Delivery Options


Transfer(s) Eligibility

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 April 28, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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