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Total: $7,835.90

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  • 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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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:
    • 60% in English Language Arts 30-1
    • 60% in English Language Arts 30-2
    • 60% in ESLG 1860
    • 60% in ESLG 1898

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.

Missing some of the admission requirements? Our new Open Admission Pathways provides an alternative way for you to start your studies quickly and enter your program.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

You must provide proof of ELP before 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: 6.5; no section score below 6
  • TOEFL iBT: 84; no section score below 21
  • Cambridge English Language Assessment: 180; no section score below 165
  • CAEL: 70; no section score below 70
  • PTE Academic: 59; no section score below 56
  • Duolingo: 115
  • minimum of:

See Admissions Process for the steps to becoming a student.

Practicum/Work Experience Requirements

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

  • Clear Police Information Check. Vulnerable Sector Check is also needed if over 18 years of age.
  • Intervention Record Check.

See Work, Practicum, and Clinical Requirements for full details and instructions for all these requirements.

International students must get a co-op work permit before beginning the work-integrated learning component of the program. A medical exam may also be needed. See Co-Op Work Permit for more information.


Students must receive a pass grade in each course to progress through the program.

Graduation Requirements

Students must pass all courses and achieve a minimum 2.0 grade point average (GPA) to qualify for graduation.

Honours Criteria

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