Length of Study

13 weeks per term

Study Options


Credential Granted

High school equivalency diploma


Fall term (September)
Winter term (January)
Spring/Summer term (May)


The majority of Fall term courses will be delivered online.

Do you need to improve your high school grades or do you just need a few courses to help make you admissible to your program of choice? Then University Preparation may be the program for you.

University Preparation provides a full range of core high school courses that are prerequisites for college or university programs, skills-training programs, apprenticeship training or technical institutes. These courses are offered in an exciting university environment with quality instruction and individualized attention to help ensure success.

Through this program you will receive a personalized assessment of your current academic standing, as well as a customized education plan to satisfy your future program requirements.


Prospective students (domestic and international)

A Canadian (domestic) applicant is a person who is a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, Protected or Convention Refugee (established through a Notice of Decision Letter at the time you apply for admission) in Canada.

An international applicant is a person who requires a Study Permit to study in Canada or who is in Canada on another Temporary Resident Visa (TRV).

The University Preparation program helps international students improve their high school grades to become more competitive or admissible in applying to Canadian post-secondary programs. Students will get a personalized assessment of their current academic standing and a customized education plan.

If you are missing or require improvement for your English Language Proficiency (ELP) for competitive post-secondary programming, or to re-enter the workforce in Canada please visit our English as an Additional Language program.


ALBERTA WORKS – Learner Support Funding for domestic students

Alberta Works funding is limited; potential students are encouraged to contact the program regarding availability.

Applying to the University Preparation program does not guarantee a funding spot.

Visit AlbertaWorks for more information.