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Education Assistant - Cert

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.


Program facts

  • Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
  • Duration
    16 months
  • Annual tuition fee
    3,957 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 4,893 CAD

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    September

Admissions requirements

While attending Northern Lights College many students complete certificates or diplomas and then successfully transfer to universities across Canada to complete their degree.

Certificate/Diploma/Post Degree Diploma IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)

Effective May 2020:

  • English is the language of instruction in all programs at NLC, therefore all NLC students must meet minimum English Language Proficiency requirements.
  • In University arts and sciences and related programs, it is understood that the minimum English Language Proficiency requirement is that required to graduate from a Canadian high school program conducted in English. This is defined in the English Language Requirement document.

You must also submit:

  • Official transcripts demonstrating graduation from a post-secondary certificate, diploma, or degree program; or,
  • Official transcripts demonstrating certification from a Red Seal Trades program or equivalent program; or,
  • Two years of management or leadership work experience as demonstrated by a resume with two professional references; or,
  • Two current professional letters of reference written and dated within a year of application outlining the applicant’s suitability and readiness for the program

*Note that some University arts and sciences and related programs elective courses have specific pre-requisites. Meeting the entrance requirements for the program does not ensure course pre-requisites have been met for all available courses.

  • Fall Semester (September) - ongoing, limited spaces
  • Spring Semester (January) - ongoing, limited spaces
  • Summer Semester (April) - ongoing, limited spaces

Fees and funding

The information below is provided as a guide to help guide prospective International students with planning their education. Actual costs may vary at the point of registration.

Estimates do not include the program application fee of $100. All rates in Canadian dollars.

No scholarships are available for international students.

Visa requirements for Northern Lights College

Many international students will require a visa to study in Canada, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Canada student visa requirements