Admission requirements include the high school subjects or post-secondary equivalents you need to complete and the minimum grades you need to achieve to be considered for admission into this program. Along with academic criteria, you will need to ensure additional admission criteria are met.

competitive program


To apply for Fall 2017 intake you will need to meet the following requirements:

Category of Admission

Applicants may be admitted to the following: 

Regular admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Applicants must have an Alberta high school diploma (or equivalent) or GED diploma.

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses:

  1. ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2

  2. Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2

  3. One subject from Group A, B, C or D

Learn more about Group A, B, C or D courses

Applicants with nine or more post-secondary level credits must also present a minimum admission grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.


Additional admission criteria

All applicants must meet the following:

1. English language proficiency

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar | Applicable to all admission categories

All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as high school or post-secondary transcripts or proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation. Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at


2. Other admission criteria

To be evaluated through the Program | Applicable to all admission categories

Applicants offered admission must present a clear police information check (or equivalent from another policing agency) that includes a vulnerable sector search. The police information check must be submitted by the published document deadline and have been issued within three months of the start of the program intake term.

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How to apply

We want your admission experience to be successful and straightforward. To help you along the way, we've prepared a step-by-step guide to the admission process.