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Diploma in Counselling
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Diploma *
Length 2 Years
62 credit hours
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Only
* One field education unit (100 hours) is required in the second year of this program. Field Education units do not have academic credit value but are required for graduation.
Applicants must have:
- A valid high school diploma from any government-recognized North American high school, or from any private school accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), or high school equivalency (GED). High school transcripts must present:
- Four 30-1 level courses (or equivalents) with a minimum grade average of 65%
- Two of the 30-1 level courses must be English 30-1 and Social-1 or equivalent.
- Students from Quebec or Newfoundland will have completed Grade 11 and one year of CEGEP or university level study respectively.
- Two personal references.
- A written statement of your spiritual history.
Students without high school equivalency may be admitted under special conditions. Contact school for details.
If English is your second language, you must have received a score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of at least 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) to be admitted.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2021/08/01 to 2022/07/31*.
Tuition $13,800.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $2,700.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,800.00 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.
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Updated February 16, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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