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Diploma (Sports and Recreation Administration)

 3 years
 full time
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 10,283 

1st Year

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Program Description

  • The Diploma in Sports and Recreation Administration is a 3-year program at Lambton College.
  • The program gives a robust multi-disciplinary approach to the diverse industry that is sports and recreation management. 
  • The students learn the main topics of the program including:
    • Sports Marketing
    • Computer Applications for Business
    • Recreation Programming
    •  Social Media Marketing
    •  Facilities Management
    • Seasonal Recreation
    •  Special Events Management
    • Sport Research and Analytics
    • Sport in Society
    • Students are prepared to identify, plan, and implement successful recreational activity programs for all ages and abilities. 
    • The student to faculty ratio is 57:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
    • Students have the option to participate in a co-op work and gain real-world experience.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type Offered Diploma
    Duration3 years
    Fees$ 33,413 for 3 years
    Delivery TypeFull Time
    Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 28)
    Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
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    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students may have one of the degrees:
      • A university degree or 
      • College diploma or
      • Advanced diploma
    • Students must have O.S.S.D. (Ontario Secondary School Diploma) or equivalent.
    • Grade 12 English C or U is compulsory for this program.

    Work Experience Eligibility:

    • An acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College to be equivalent at the college level.

    English Language proficiency:

    • Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Pakistan should note that IELTS/TOEFL the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program.
    • Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

    The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More

    Required Document List

    Following Documents are required to attend this program:

    • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
    • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
    • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
    • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
    • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
    • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
    • Proof that students have enough money to support themselves during their stay in Canada.
    • Letters of reference or any other documents the visa office tell students to bring.

    Application Deadline

    Feb 28

    Scores Required

    6.0 / 9

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
    Tuition fees$10283$10395$10395
    Others fees$780$780$780
    Total fees$11063$11175$11175

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

    VISA & Work Study


    • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
    • Students must have a study permit to enroll in any degree, program or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
    • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
    • Study Permit and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
    • A study permit is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
    • The cost of the Study Permit is 112 USD.
    • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
    • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 20 hours per week.

    Career and Placement after Course

    • Program managers
    • Sports marketing and sales representatives
    • Athletic directors
    • League administrators
    • Special event managers
    • Fitness and recreation program leaders
    • Equipment and sporting goods representatives
    • Health promoters
    • Educators, and entrepreneurs.

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