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    Teaching English as an Additional Language Professional

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    PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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    Program length  

    2 terms

    Credential

    Certificate

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    TUITION & FEES


    Canadian
    Total: $6,766.96

    International
    Total: $18,376.96

     
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    ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

    • Bachelor's degree
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    Admission Requirements

    Academic Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree

    English Language Proficiency Requirements

    If English is your second language, you must provide proof of English language proficiency (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:

    • CLBA: no section score below 8
    • IELTS Academic: 6.5, no score below 6
    • TOEFLT iBT: 84, no section below 21
    • CELPIP General 8: no section scored below 7
    • CAEL: 60, no section score below 60
    • minimum of 80% in ESLS 8000 or ESLS 8100, and 80% in ESLW 8000 or ESLW 8100; or minimum of 50% in ESLG 1860 and ESLG 1861

    Practicum/Work Experience Requirements

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

    • Completion of a professional portfolio. Guidelines will be provided to students prior to the field experience.
    • A clear Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check may be required. See Work, Practicum, and Clinical Requirements for full details.
    • For students pursuing a field placement in a K-12 classroom, the following requirements also apply:
      • a Bachelor of Education degree
      • a valid interim or permanent Alberta professional certificate (or equivalent certificate for students pursuing placement in context outside of Alberta)
      • adherence to the Alberta Teachers’ Association’s Code of Professional Conduct and the Alberta School Act (or adherence to local K-12 policies, procedures, and certification requirements)

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

    Progression

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

    Graduation Requirements

    To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses.

    Honours Criteria

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