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Program length

12 weeks

Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $4,144.00

International
Total: $10,898.00

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 50% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 65% in English Language Arts 30-2
    • 50% in ESLG 1860 or 65% in ESLG 1898
  • Mathematics – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 65% in MATH 1905 or 50% in Mathematics 10-3
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This program information is not for the current academic year. If you are interested in a program starting before July, view the current academic year of the program.

Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 50% in English Language Arts 30-1
    • 65% in English Language Arts 30-2
    • 50% in ESLG 1860
    • 65% in ESLG 1898
  • Mathematics – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:

Note: Academic admission requirements are different from English language proficiency (ELP) requirements. NorQuest College English for Academic Purposes courses may be used to meet both requirements. See below for details.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If English is your second language, you must provide proof of ELP prior to admission. ELP test results must have been obtained within two years of the start date of your program.

Acceptable evidence of ELP may be one of the following test scores:

  • IELTS Academic: overall score of 6.5; no section score below 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT: 84; no section score below 21
  • CELPIP General: 8; no section score below 7
  • CAEL: 70; no section score below 70
  • minimum 80% in ESLS 8000 or ESLS 8100, and 80% in ESLW 8000 or ESLW 8100
  • minimum of 50% in ESLG 1860 and ESLG 1861

See Admissions Process for the steps to becoming a student.

Practicum/Work Experience Requirements

Students are required to travel to various locations to complete their clinical practice experiences. Within the time frame of the program, every effort is made to accommodate students in clinical placements. Students may need to travel up to 100 kilometres; access to a vehicle may be required.

The following are not required for admission purposes, but will be required before you attend the practicum. There may be additional costs associated with completing these requirements.

  • Successful completion of all prerequisite courses.
  • The following courses are required. Certificates will be awarded upon completion:
  • Keyboarding speed of 45 words per minute as verified in XBUS 1165
  • Clear Police Information Check. The original Police Information Check must be submitted in person, or by mail. Photocopies, faxes, scans, or emails are not accepted. See Work, Practicum, and Clinical Requirements for full details.

Submit the required certificates and forms listed above (unless otherwise indicated):

Progression

Students must attain a passing grade in each course to progress through the program.

Graduation Requirements

To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses and maintain an overall GPA of 2.0.

Honours Criteria

  • Overall grade point average (GPA) greater than or equal to 3.7
  • The student must not have failed or repeated any courses

Technology Requirements

Students require a computer with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access), and a stable internet connection for this program. Learn more about Bringing Your Own Device.