Grant MacEwan University is a board governed public university operating under the authority of The Post-Secondary Learning Act of Alberta. The University focuses on three primary types of programming:
• Undergraduate degrees and university transfer programs that prepare learners for employment and for graduate studies.
• Certificate, diploma and applied degree programs that prepare learners for entry to careers and employment.
• College and university entrance programming that prepares learners for success in further post-secondary studies.
Grant MacEwan University serves a diverse range of learners in the following major areas of study: liberal arts, business/commerce, communications, education, engineering, health and human services, performing and visual arts, physical education, and science. The College’s innovative approaches to program delivery are designed to maximize graduates’ opportunities to advance their careers and further their education.
Grant MacEwan University emphasizes a learner-centred approach to the provision of its programs and services. The College encourages scholarly activity including applied research as contributors to teaching excellence and quality programming. As a learner-centred institution, Grant MacEwan College emphasizes small classes, high quality instruction and student support. By incorporating a global focus in its programming, serving a diverse range of Canadian and international students, and providing opportunities for study abroad, the College aims to provide all learners with opportunities to develop the skills and attitudes to function successfully in an interconnected world economy and society.
Grant MacEwan University serves primarily the greater Edmonton region through programming aimed at building a strong economy, and by providing a variety of resources to its communities. The College also offers courses and programs throughout Alberta, across Canada and internationally through eCampus Alberta and other distance delivery and brokerage arrangements. Grant MacEwan College offers credit and non-credit continuing education to meet learners’ needs, and creates customized learning opportunities to address the needs of business, industry and government.
Approved by Board of Governors: August 30, 2004
Approved by the Minister of Learning: October 13, 2004 – less–ZoomInfo