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East-West College of Business & Technology

East-West College of Business & Technology

Suite 200, 3880 - 29th Street NE
Calgary, Alberta, T1Y 6B6, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years 1080 Hours (54 Weeks)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Only
Admission Requirements
Standard Admission  Alberta high school diploma, verified by transcript, or non-Alberta equivalent,  English 30-1, English 30-2 with a final mark of 60%, or equivalent OR Mature Admission Students who do not meet the academic requirements listed above (either fully or partially) can apply through academic assessment. These students must meet the following:  Be 19 years old of age or older  Out of high school for 1 year  Successfully pass the entrance examination(SLE, 50 Questions, 12 Minutes, passing score 20) Additional Requirements:  Admissions interview(s) to determine suitability for the profession and opportunity for success in the program.  Evidence of the application for a Police Information Check, Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Intervention Check must be submitted prior to the start of the program.  Standard First Aid and CPR Training Level C (prior to starting practicum) If you have completed a high school, college, or university program delivered in English, we will accept your official transcripts from that program as evidence of your English skills. If you have not completed the required English-language education, we will also accept a wide range of English proficiency exams as proof of fluency. The following is a list of the English tests we recognize, along with the minimum scores we will accept: IELTS Academic: 5.5 or higher CLB: Listening 6; Reading 6; Speaking 6; Writing 6

Distance Delivery Options


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2024/08/01 to 2025/07/31*.

  • Total Tuition $20,400.00
  • Total Books/Supplies/Other Fees $1,550.00

* Tuition and 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) 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 May 03, 2022. 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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