PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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SepEdmontonIn person
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Limited
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QUICK FACTS

Program length  

4 terms

Credential

Diploma

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $14,470.00

International
Total: $35,994.00

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
    • 60% in ESLG 1860 or ESLG 1898
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Further Opportunities

Explore all the possibilities your future holds with a NorQuest education.

Transferability

Visit Transfer Alberta to look up courses that are accepted by other post-secondary institutions.

Career Potential

The program will prepare graduates for employment in a number of careers in the non-profit sectors for child and youth care services, and various departments within municipal and provincial governments.

Employment opportunities exist in many settings including:

  • group homes
  • community and recreation centres
  • family support
  • residential programs
  • programs for street-involved youth
  • drop-in centres
  • addiction services
  • schools
  • hospitals
  • young offender programs
  • women’s emergency shelters
  • corrections
  • medical clinics
  • after school programs
  • religious organizations
  • summer camps

With upcoming requirements for those working in the child and youth care field, the diploma will be the minimum accepted credential.