If you want to find out about post-secondary schools and programs in Alberta and distance learning programs available in Western Canada go to Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) EDinfo.
Alberta has four excellent universities; three are campus-based and one is a distance-learning university. They offer:
Some areas of study in universities in Alberta are:
The universities also carry out research in a wide variety of disciplines. The university populations in Alberta range from 5,000 to over 30,000 students attending one institution.
Technical institutes respond to labour market needs and offer programs tailored to workplace requirements.
Two of Canada’s finest technical institutes are located in Alberta. They are:
Some areas of study in technical institutes Alberta include:
Alberta has eight private institutions accredited to grant specific degrees at the university level. Alberta also has numerous other private colleges, some affiliated with post-secondary institutions in Alberta, the United States, and Canadian or American bible colleges and theological schools.There are also over 140 private training institutions that offer programs, licensed under the Private Vocational Schools Act, ranging from aesthetics and auctioneering to medical reception and funeral service. Some links of colleges, institutions and programs are listed below:
Financing post-secondary education usually comes from a combination of financial sources. For further information on student financial sources go to:
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