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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA - [UOFA], EDMONTON, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

Graduate Certificate (Indigenous Sport and Recreation)

 9 months
 full time
  English
 online

$ 3,825 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Sport and Recreation at the University of Alberta is offered as a 9 months program.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The Indigenous Sport and Recreation Graduate Certificate program is designed to help working professionals to gain a deeper understanding of the cultural context of Indigenous communities through sport and recreation.
  • This program is offered in partnership between the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation and the Faculty of Native Studies.
  • This certificate is delivered in a blended format with:
    • online course instruction
    • attendance at a one week, face-to-face learning experience
  • The one week face-to-face learning experience will provide an opportunity for students to meet, connect, and learn with others in the cohort and share experiences and knowledge. 
  • The program delivery mode is 90% online and 10% in-person.
  • It is a cohort model program and the class size is consist of 25 students.
  • The focuses of this certificate is to provide professionals with the skills and knowledge to better understand and help build healthy Indigenous communities through sport and recreation.
  • Students are required to complete three courses in a prescribed order plus attendance at the mandatory, in-class component. The courses will be taken consecutively:
    • Indigeneity and Settler Colonialism
    • Managing Recreation, Sport, and Physical Activity Programs in Indigenous Communities
    • Indigenous People’s Physical Activity
  • After completing this Graduate Certificate program students get an average salary of 30,011 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration9 months
Fees$ 3,825 for 9 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Aug 03)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.ualberta.ca/kinesiology-sport-recreation/programs/certificates/indigenous-sport-and-r...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Graduation from a post-secondary or high school program is mandatory for admission to the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation.
  • students must have an English Proficiency test score.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
  • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 70% marks.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Transcripts: Submit a school transcript that shows all of the high school courses students have already taken and grades they have already received, as well as courses still in progress. 
  • Reference Form/Letter: Three reference forms and letters of recommendation completed and uploaded by referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) directly to the online portal.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Aug 03


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

61 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$3825

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 10,800
Food$ 1,200

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • A student VISA is required to study in Canada and work on-campus and off-campus.
  • The Student VISA is usually valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • Application for Study Permit
    • Letter of acceptance
    • Proof of financial support
    • Passport photos

Work Study

Students must have a work-study visa to work in Canada and students from the University of Alberta can work both on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Students can work on-campus. The jobs available for students are UAlberta offices like interns, assistants, receptionists, and Stores and restaurants, UAlberta bookstores, UAlberta libraries, Coffeeshops.  Students can work on-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

Off-Campus: Students can also work off-campus. The jobs available for students are companies in their field of studies, Banks, Restaurants, and Stores. Students can work off-campus and up to 20 hours a week.


Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Coach – many different sports
  • Assistant Coach
  • Associate Athletic Director
  • Athletic Director
  • Physical Education Instructor
  • Marketing and Promotions Coordinator
  • Athletic Program Development Director


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