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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

STARTLOCATIONDELIVERYSTATUS
JanEdmontonIn person
Drayton ValleyOnline real-time
WetaskiwinIn person
WetaskiwinOnline real-time
WhitecourtOnline real-time
OnlineOnline real-time
MayEdmontonIn person
Drayton ValleyOnline real-time
WetaskiwinIn person
WetaskiwinIn person
WhitecourtIn person
OnlineOnline real-time
MonOnlineOnline anytime
Open
Limited
Waitlist
Full
Upcoming
 
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QUICK FACTS

Program length

Varies

Credential

Course Credits

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $800.10

International
Total: $2,010.10

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Alberta Education high school transcript current within the last five years or NorQuest College placement assessment
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Program Deliveries

StartLocationDelivery
JanuaryEdmonton
Full or part-timeIn personDaytime / Evenings
Drayton Valley
Full or part-timeOnline real-timeDaytime / Evenings
Wetaskiwin
Full or part-timeIn personDaytime
Wetaskiwin
Full or part-timeOnline real-timeDaytime / Evenings
Whitecourt
Full or part-timeOnline real-timeDaytime / Evenings
Online
Full or part-timeOnline real-timeDaytime / Evenings
MayEdmonton
Full or part-timeIn personDaytime / Evenings
Drayton Valley
Full or part-timeOnline real-timeDaytime / Evenings
Wetaskiwin
Full or part-timeIn personDaytime / Evenings
Wetaskiwin
Full or part-timeIn personDaytime
Whitecourt
Full or part-timeIn personDaytime / Evenings
Online
Full or part-timeOnline real-timeDaytime / Evenings
MonthlyOnline
Full or part-timeOnline anytime
Open
Limited
Waitlist
Full
Upcoming
 
Program Status Definitions
Open: Program is currently accepting applications.
Limited: Program is accepting applications and reserving seats for select student populations. Applications will be considered for a waitlist.
Waitlist: Program is currently at capacity and accepting applications for a waitlist. If you are on the waitlist, seats often become available one week prior to the start of the term and during the first week of classes, and can be filled by students who are able to attend on short notice. Check your MyMail regularly so you don’t miss an opportunity.
Full: Program is at capacity, and is no longer accepting applications.
Upcoming: Program is not yet accepting applications.

Delivery Options

  • In person: Daytime and evening classes are available if you are looking to take courses delivered in a classroom setting, with in-person instruction and regularly scheduled class meetings.

After applying, you will meet with a Student Navigator for a review of past academic history and an academic assessment (if necessary) to select the courses you need to take to reach your goals.

  • Online real-time: If you are located in Drayton Valley, Wetaskiwin, or Whitecourt, or are a student at a partnering Alberta institution (e.g. Portage College, Keyano College), Online Real-Time classes may be for you. You must be available to attend regularly scheduled online class meetings. Watch a video about online real-time courses

After applying, you will meet with a Student Navigator for a review of past academic history and an academic assessment (if necessary) to select the courses you need to take to reach your goals.

  • Online anytime: If you are looking for a self-directed, online class that you can start when you want, and that does not have regularly scheduled class meetings, online anytime may be for you. Watch a video about online anytime courses

To take online anytime classes, simply choose the ‘Online’ location when you apply, and then wait for an email to tell you how to register in classes.
After applying, you will have the option of meeting with a Student Navigator for a review of past academic history and an academic assessment.

If you are interested in taking a math course as an Online Anytime student, we recommend you take this short Math Self-Placement Test to help you choose the appropriate math course for you.

Schedule Information

Fall and Winter terms are four months in length. During these terms, in-person and online real-time classes usually run as follows

  • Daytime classes: 90 minute classes, Monday to Friday between 8 am and 5 pm
  • Evening classes: run from 6 – 9:30 pm on either Monday and Wednesday, or Tuesday and Thursday

Spring term is two months in length. During this term, in-person and online real-time classes usually run as follows:

  • Daytime classes: 3 hours in length (9 am – 12 pm, or 1 – 4 pm)
  • Evening classes: 6 – 9:30 pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays