Northwestern Polytechnic

Kinesiology Diploma

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Program Information

School:Northwestern Polytechnic
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description:Completion of Kinesiology Diploma program is the starting point for careers as educators, or as administrators in fitness centres, leisure centres, senior citizen/retirement complexes, colleges and universities, the private and business sector and provincial, national and international sport associations and events. You will also be eligible for introductory careers in athletic therapy, personal fitness training, fitness consulting, and coaching. The Kinesiology Diploma also builds the foundation for further education in the Kinesiology field by offering same courses as the Kinesiology University Transfer program, thus students who wish to continue on and complete a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology may do so. Students wanting to graduate with the Kinesiology Diploma program must declare at the time of registration. On your application, identify Kinesiology Diploma Program and your application will be considered in accordance with the specifics to ensure you meet the University requirements if you wish to transfer your studies.
URL:Kinesiology Diploma at Northwestern Polytechnic
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The Kinesiology Diploma requires passing grades and an overall average of 60 percent in the following Alberta Education high school courses or equivalents. For course groups, refer to the Classification of Alberta Education Courses.
    English Language Arts 30-1
    Two subjects from Group A or C
    One subject from Group C (Biology 30 recommended)
    One subject from Group B, C, Physical Education 30, or Rec Leadership Adv (CTS)
    Only one language other than English will be accepted

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 11, 2022