Open Admissions Pathways

How it works

Use ApplyAlberta to submit an application. First, choose Open Studies as your program. Then, select one of the Open Admissions Pathway options.

  • Accounting Technician,
  • Administrative Professional 
  • Business Administration
  • Community Support Worker 
  • Early Learning and Child Care (diploma or certificate)
  • Disability Studies
  • Justice
  • Indigenous Studies

Enrol as an Open Studies student in any three of the available courses listed below after being admitted to the Open Admissions Pathway.

You must achieve a grade of C or higher in each course to be eligible for admission to the program of your choice.

Once you have enrolled in three courses, submit a separate application for a future term to the program of your choice from the list.

You may request conditional admission to your program of choice once you have enrolled in courses through the Open Admissions Pathway

Course costs

The estimated cost to take three courses in the Open Admissions Pathway in 2021-22 are:

  • Canadian students / Permanent Residents: $2234.50 plus program and supplies fees for each course
  • International students: $5240.50 plus program and supplies fee for each course (We recommend international students contact NorQuest International before applying for this program.)

Are you an Indigenous learner?

Indigenous Relations & Supports at NorQuest offers bursaries that cover the entire program cost of tuition and fees up to a maximum of $2235. Contact for more information.

Available courses

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