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Grande Prairie Regional College

Grande Prairie Regional College
The Kinesiology Diploma program will help prepare students for a wide variety of careers in health, wellness, fitness, and education related fields. Kinesiology is an interdisciplinary study involving the study of human movement. The curriculum in this program provides the beginnings to understanding the complex interaction of the physiological, bio-mechanical, psychological, and sociological elements that make up human movement. In addition to understanding human movement and performance students will be exposed to connected areas such as leadership, management, planning and organizational skills.

Office of the Registrar
10726 - 106 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V4C4, 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

The Kinesiology Diploma program requires an overall average of 60% in the following Alberta Education high school courses or equivalents. For course groups, refer to the Classification of Alberta Education Courses.

  • English 30, minimum 60 %
  • Two subjects from Group A or C
  • One subject from Group C
  • One subject from Group B, C, or Physical Education 30
  • Only one language other than English will be accepted



Mature Student


If you are 21 years of age or older, by the first day of classes of the term in which admission is sought and do not have a high school diploma, you may still be eligible for admission as a Non-Matriculated Adult (NMA). Admission to the Kinesiology Diploma program requires an overall average of 60 percent on the following Alberta Education high school courses or equivalents:

  • English 30, minimum 60 % and
  • One other 30-level subject from Group A or C (Biology 30 recommended)

Regardless of admission requirements, you must still have the high school prerequisites to the courses you require or wish to take in your program.

Student Aid

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 $3,982.94 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,000.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,431.46 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: Yes

Updated July 30, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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