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Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant

Bow Valley College

Bow Valley College

www.bowvalleycollege.ca
The Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant diploma program prepares students to work in today's dynamic health care system. This program provides students with a strong occupational and physical therapy assistant background and incorporates essential assistant-level skills in speech-language pathology and therapeutic recreation. Extensive hands-on learning using equipment and technology in the lab and various practicum placements prepare students to transition seamlessly into a discipline-specific or interdisciplinary role in rehabilitation.
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Registrar's Office
345-6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4V1, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Academic Requirements:
  • Minimum 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 70% in English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalent
  • Minimum 60% in Biology 30 or equivalent
  • Credit in Math 10C or equivalent
 

In addition to academic requirements, applicants whose first language is NOT English must demonstrate ONE of the following:

  • IELTS overall score of 6.5 with a minimum band score of 6.0
  • BVC Academic English 2 with a minimum grade of ‘B’
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks score of 8 in each strand
  • PTE A (Pearson Test of English) score of 59-64
  • TOEFL overall score of 84 with no section score below 21
  • Successful completion of an Alberta Education English Language Arts course that is consistent with the specified academic admission requirements for the Career Program
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of three years of full-time secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of one year of full-time post-secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.

  • Tuition $6,380.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,500.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $682.00 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) 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 July 31, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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