Alberta ELCC Post-Secondary

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Bow Valley College - 1-Year Certificate

Starting January 10, 2023, this program is available solely online. Click the link above for more information.

Centre collegial de l'Alberta, University of Alberta - 1-Year Certificate

Location: Edmonton & Online

Keyano College - 1-Year Certificate

Location: Fort McMurray

Alternative Locations (In-Person Only): Clearwater, Fort Chipewyan, Fort McKay, Gregoire Lake

Lakeland College - 1-Year Certificate

Location: Vermilion

Alternative Locations: Online

*Also available in French (online only)

Lethbridge College - 1-Year Certificate

Location: Lethbridge

Alternative Locations: Online

Maskwacis Cultural College - 1-Year Certificate

Location: Maskwacis

Medicine Hat College - 1-Year Certificate

Primary Location: Medicine Hat

NorQuest College - 1-Year Certificate

Primary Location: Edmonton

Alternative Locations: Online, Drayton Valley, Wetaskiwin, Whitecourt

Northern Lakes College - 1-Year Certificate

Online Only

Northwestern Polytechnic - 1-Year Certificate

Primary Location: Grande Prairie

Alternative Locations: Online

Portage College - 1-Year Certificate

Online Only

Red Deer Polytechnic - 1-Year Certificate

Location: Red Deer

Alternative Locations: Online

University nuhelot’įne thaiyots’į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills - 1-Year Certificate

Location: St. Paul

Bow Valley College - 2-Year Diploma

Primary Location: Calgary 

Alternative Locations: Online, Airdrie, Cochrane, Okotoks, Strathmore

Centre collegial de l'Alberta, University of Alberta - 2-Year Diploma

Location: Edmonton & Online

Keyano College - 2-Year Diploma

Location: Fort McMurray

Alternative Locations: Online

*Year 1 is in-person, full-time or part-time. Year 2 is available online or in-person, full-time or part-time

Lakeland College - 2-Year Diploma

Location: Vermilion

Alternative Locations: Online

*Also available in French (online only)

Lethbridge College - 2-Year Diploma

Location: Lethbridge

Alternative Locations: Online

Maskwacis Cultural College - 2-Year Diploma

Location: Maskwacis

Medicine Hat College - 2-Year Diploma

Primary Location: Medicine Hat

NorQuest College - 2-Year Diploma

Primary Location: Edmonton

Alternative Locations: Online, Drayton Valley, Wetaskiwin, Whitecourt

Northern Lakes College - 2-Year Diploma

Online Only

Northwestern Polytechnic - 2-Year Diploma

Primary Location: Grande Prairie

Alternative Locations: Online

Portage College - 2-Year Diploma

Online Only

Red Deer Polytechnic- 2-Year Diploma

Location: Red Deer

Alternative Locations: Online

University nuhelot’įne thaiyots’į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills - 2-Year Diploma

Location: St. Paul

MacEwan University - Bachelor of Early Childhood Curriculum Studies

*Diploma exit available

Location: Edmonton

Mount Royal University - Bachelor of Child Studies: ELCC Major

Location: Calgary