COVID-19: Information for International Students

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Welcome to Lethbridge College. We are delighted that you are considering Lethbridge College for your post-secondary education experience. These next few pages provide all the information you need to become a Lethbridge College student. Learn more about Lethbridge College, Lethbridge, and Canada in our International Student Viewbook.


International student program post-secondary application intakes:

  • Winter (January) 2021: opened on February 1, 2020; extended deadline for some programs: closing November 1, 2020
  • Spring (May) 2021: opened on June 1, 2020; closing February 1, 2021
  • Fall (September) 2021: opened on October 1, 2020; closing June 1, 2021
  • Winter (January) 2022: will open on February 1, 2021

View the current international student program application status (filterable by term/semester).

Important note:  if you receive a visa or study permit refusal after the program has started, current tuition payment and refund deadlines are applicable. If you have any questions, please contact us for more information.


Programs

As a Designated Learning Institution (DLI # O19391056756 – begins with the letter “O”, not zero), Lethbridge College is able to offer programs to international students. Our academic programs listed below are designated and open to international students. You are required to get a study permit for any program that is more than six months in duration. In the tables below you will find the programs available to international students, the length of the program, and their available semester intakes. Browse our programs and find the right fit for your future!

Program costs

International tuition fee estimates and overall program rates are based on the 2020-2021 academic year and are subject to change for the 2021-2022 academic year upon annual review each May. All tuition rates are approved by the Alberta Ministry of Education.

Program fees

Centre for Applied Arts & Sciences (CAAS)

  Program Length Available Semester Intakes

Administrative Office Professional (certificate)

One year

September

Business Administration (diploma)  Majors: Accounting, General Business, Management, Marketing

Two years September, January

Exercise Science (diploma)

Two years September

General Arts and Science (diploma)  Majors: English, Psychology and Sociology

Two years September, January, May

Pathway to English and Academic Culture (certificate of completion)

As required September, January, May

Program fees

Centre for Trades (CTRA)

  Program Length Available Semester Intakes

Agricultural and Heavy Equipment Technician (certificate)

One year September

Automotive Systems (certificate)

One year September

Culinary Careers (diploma)

Two years September, January

Wind Turbine Technician (certificate)

One year September, January

Program fees

Centre for Health and Wellness (CHW)

 

Program Length Available Semester Intakes

Bachelor of Nursing (NESA)*

Four years September

Bachelor of Nursing – After Degree**

Two years September

Health Care Aide (certificate)

One year September

Massage Therapy (diploma)

Two years September

Practical Nurse (diploma)

Two years September

Therapeutic Recreation – Gerontology (diploma)

Two years September

Program fees

Centre for Justice & Human Services (CJHS)

  Program Length Available Semester Intakes

Child and Youth Care (diploma)

Two years September

Correctional Studies (diploma)

Two years September

Criminal Justice – Policing (diploma)

Two years September, January

Early Childhood Education (certificate)

One year September

Justice Studies – Bachelor of Applied Arts***

Two years September, January

Program fees

Centre for Technology, Environment & Design (CTED)

 

Program Length Available Semester Intakes

Agriculture Sciences (diploma)  Majors: Agrigulture Business, Agronomy, Animal Science

Two years September

Architectural Animation Technology (diploma)

Two years September

Civil Engineering Technology (diploma)

Two years September

Computer Information Technology (diploma)

Two years September

Conservation Enforcement – Bachelor of Applied Science***

Two years September

Digital Communications and Media (diploma)

Two years September

Ecosystem Management – Bachelor of Applied Science***

Two years September

Engineering Design Technology (diploma)

Two years September

Environmental Assessment and Restoration (diploma)

Two years September

Geomatics Engineering Technology (diploma)

Two years September

Interior Design Technology (diploma)

Two years September

Multimedia Production (diploma)

Two years September

Natural Resource Compliance (diploma)

Two years September

Renewable Resource Management (diploma)

Two years September

Virtual and Augmented Reality (certificate)

One year September

Program fees

*Submit the application directly to University of Lethbridge. Years 1 and 2 delivered at Lethbridge College. Years 3 and 4 delivered at University of Lethbridge.
**Submit the application directly to University of Lethbridge. Year 1 delivered at Lethbridge College.Terms 3 - 6 delivered at University of Lethbridge. Applicants must have a completed baccalaureate degree from an institution recognized by University of Lethbridge.
***Degree programs require a 2-year diploma in a closely-related field typically transferring from a Canadian college or university.

 

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132 different countries

 

In the past decade, Lethbridge College has welcomed students from 132 different countries.