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Library Information Technology


Degree:Diploma; Online
Field of Study:Library Assistant/Technician
Cost per year:*
National: $6,320
International: $18,124


Information navigation is a high-tech adventure and a sought-after skill. Industry needs technicians who can quickly find answers to questions asked by everyone, from students to CEOs. Students can complete the diploma through distance education courses. Please note: Student must meet the entrance requirements listed for the diploma program.

For those individuals who are looking at upgrading their skills, courses can be taken individually, as required, without going through the application process. For those interested in getting the diploma, please see the admission requirements below.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Social Science  or  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 Accounting  or  Grade12 Law  or  Grade12 International Languages 
Applicants require an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 60% in the following courses or their equivalents:

English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalents, AND,

Two of the following Grade 12 subjects: Math, Science, Social Science, Accounting, Law or a second language.

LIBR-200 (Introduction to Libraries) may be substituted for one of the two Grade 12 subjects. This course is available through distance education.

All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

* 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 August 04, 2022