Frequently Asked U of L Questions
We know post-secondary education is a huge commitment, so we want to ensure you have all the necessary information about our programming and campus to you make the right decision.
- What programs does the University of Lethbridge offer in Calgary?
- Who is eligible to take these programs?
- Where do I take my classes?
- What time are my classes?
- How much does it cost?
- How long do I have to complete my program?
- Do I qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Management program or Post-Diploma Bachelor of Health Sciences?
- How many transfer courses am I allowed?
- How will my courses from college transfer to the U of L?
- 1. What programs does the University of Lethbridge offer in Calgary?
The University of Lethbridge in Calgary is host to the Faculty of Management and Faculty of Health Sciences. We offer the Bachelor of Management undergraduate degree, Management certificates, and the Post-Diploma Bachelor of Health Sciences program (Public Health major, Health Leadership minor).
Students can pursue any program on the Calgary Campus on a full-time or part-time basis. Please visit our programs link for further information.
- 2. Who is eligible to take these programs?
The University of Lethbridge in Calgary is designed for the working adult; those students who are working full-time or part-time during the day and want to pursue a Bachelor of Management degree or Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health major, Health Leadership minor) degree. To find out about your eligibility to participate in education as offered by the U of L in Calgary, please visit our admissions page.
- 3. Where do I take my classes?
Presently, the University of Lethbridge Calgary Campus is in downtown Calgary. Classrooms are located in Bow Valley College North Building (332 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary AB) and our administrative office space is located in Bow Valley College South Building (Suite S6032, 345 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary AB).
- 4. What time are my classes?
Since the University of Lethbridge in Calgary is uniquely designed for working adults, classes are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays to accommodate your work schedule. Generally, the U of L Calgary Campus offers classes Monday through Friday from 6:00pm to 8:50pm and two classes on Saturday - 9:00am to 11:50am and 1:00pm to 3:50pm. Class times may vary depending on course requirements.
- 5. How much does it cost?
The cost of going to university includes a lot of factors and these often change. However, we can give you a rough idea of how to budget. Education is a huge financial commitment, but there are several ways to pay for your university education.
- 6. How long do I have to complete my program?
Each student's program will differ in length based on admission type and previous educational experience. Generally, it takes four years to complete the Bachelor of Management degree if a student were attending as a full-time student. However, a student could finish the degree in as little as two years if admitted into a post-diploma, second degree or certificate program. Program length depends entirely on how many courses a student takes per semester. Our Management program allows a student to take as few as 1 course and as many as 5 courses per semester. The Post-Diploma Bachelor of Health Sciences program is designed to be completed in two years of full-time study.
- 7. Do I qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Management or Post-Diploma Bachelor of Health Sciences program?
To see if your diploma program is on the approved list, refer to the post-diploma pages for Management or Health Sciences. Programs not on the list may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- 8. How many transfer courses am I allowed?
Students with approved diplomas who are admitted to the Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management or Post-Diploma Bachelor of Health Sciences degree will receive block credit of two years. The maximum number of courses you can transfer into a Bachelor of Management program is 20 courses or 60 credit hours.
- 9. How will my courses from college transfer to the U of L?
The Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfer (www.acat.gov.ab.ca) provides transfer credit information for transferable courses between Alberta colleges and universities. For an official statement of how your courses will transfer, you must apply to the University of Lethbridge and supply official transcripts for review by the admissions office.