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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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SepEdmontonIn person
OnlineOnline w/ in-person labs
JanOnlineOnline w/ in-person labs
MayOnlineOnline w/ in-person labs
Open
Limited
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Full
Upcoming
 
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QUICK FACTS

Program length  

6 terms

Credential

Diploma

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $11,574.00

International
Total: $31,334.00

 
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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 70% in English Language Arts 30-2
    • 50% in ESLG 1860 or 70% in ESLG 1898
  • Biology – this requirement can be met with the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 50% in Biology 30
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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.

Further Opportunities

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

Transferability

Diploma program graduates are eligible for block transfer credit or admission into the following post-secondary programs:

Athabasca University

  • Bachelor of Health Administration (up to 42 credits)
  • Bachelor of Professional Arts Human Services (up to 60 credits)
  • Bachelor of Science (Post Diploma) in Human Science (30 credits)

NAIT

  • Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management

Thompson Rivers University (Kamloops, BC)

  • Bachelor of Health Science (up to 57 credits)
  • Bachelor of General Studies (up to 60 credits)

University of Calgary

  • Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation

University of Lethbridge

  • Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation (after the completion of the NorQuest Therapeutic Recreation Diploma, graduates can enter Year 3 of the Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation program)
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences

Additional credit transfer agreements with various institutions are currently in negotiation. Visit Transfer Alberta to look up courses that are accepted by other post-secondary institutions.

Career Potential

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be qualified to work in continuing care, assisted living centres, hospitals, lodges, and mental health and day program settings.

For more information on related careers see:

Visit the Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association for more information on this career.