Prospective Students

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University of Alberta (Edmonton)

PROGRAM TYPES
Bachelor, Masters, and Ph.D. Degree Programs

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Kinesiology
Physical Education
Recreation & Sport Tourism

CONTACT
Undergraduate Programs Office
Physical Education and Recreation
Phone: 780-492-5604
Email: per.undergrad@ualberta.ca
http://www.physedandrec.ualberta.ca

University of Calgary (Calgary)

PROGRAM TYPES
Bachelor, Masters, and Ph.D. Degree Programs

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Tourism Management
Kinesiology
Science

CONTACT
Registrar’s Office
Prospective Students
Phone: 403-220-5517
http://www.ucalgary.ca

Mount Royal University (Calgary)

PROGRAM TYPES
Applied Degree
Certificate
Transfer Program

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Applied Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership
Applied Business & Entreprenreneurship in Sport & Recreation
Athletic Therapy Advanced Certificate
Physical Education

CONTACT
Physical Education and Recreation Studies
Phone: 403-440-6500
http://www.mtroyal.ca

Grant McEwan University (Edmonton)

PROGRAM TYPES
Diploma
Certificate
Transfer Program

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Management Studies - Golf Management Major
Professional Golf Management
Arts & Culture Management
Physical Education

CONTACT
General Inquiries
Phone: 780-497-5040
http://www.macewan.ca

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (Edmonton)

PROGRAM TYPES
Diploma
Certificate

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Landscape Architectual Technology
Hospitality Management
Special Events Management

CONTACT
Registrar’s Office
Phone: 780-471-8490
http://www.nait.ca

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (Calgary)

PROGRAM TYPES
Diploma

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Travel & Tourism
Hospitality Management

CONTACT
General Inquiries
Phone: 877-284-7248
http://www.sait.ca

Red Deer College (Red Deer)

PROGRAM TYPES
Diploma
Certificate
Transfer Program

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Kinesiology & Sport Studies
Hospitality & Tourism Management
Recreation & Leisure Studies

CONTACT
General Inquiries
Phone: 403-342-3300
http://www.rdc.ab.ca

Grande Prairie Regional College (Grande Prairie)

PROGRAM TYPES
Diploma
Certificate
Transfer Program

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Recreation, Sport & Tourism
Physical Education
Kinesiology
Fitness Leadership

CONTACT
General Inquiries
Phone: 888-539-2911
http://www.gprc.ab.ca

Grande Prairie Regional College (Fairview)

PROGRAM TYPES
Certificate

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Turfgrass Equipment Technician
Outdoor Power Equipment Technician

CONTACT
General Inquiries
Phone: 780-539-2911
http://www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview

Medicine Hat College (Medicine Hat)

PROGRAM TYPES
Diploma
Certificate
Transfer Program

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Ecotourism & Outdoor Leadership
Kinesiology
Sport Massage Therapy
Global Tourism & Marketing

CONTACT
General Inquiries
Phone: 403-529-3811
http://www.mhc.ab.ca

Olds College (Olds)

PROGRAM TYPES
Applied Degree
Diploma
Journey Certificate

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Applied Science in Horticulture (with Major in):
Golf Course Management
Landscape Management
Production Horticulture
Environmental & Production Horticulture
Turfgrass Management
Landscape Gardener Apprenticeship Program

CONTACT
General Inquiries
Phone: 403-556-8281
http://www.oldscollege.ca

Keyano College (Fort McMurray)

PROGRAM TYPES
Certificate

RELATED AREAS OF STUDY
Community Wellness

CONTACT
General Inquiries
Phone: 780-791-4800
http://www.keyano.ca