INDIGENOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DIRECTORY

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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

University of Alberta campus: aerial view of buildings and trees.

General statistics

Students who identify as Indigenous 2 to 4.99%
Academic staff who identify as Indigenous Less than 2%

Indigenous languages

Courses offered Cree
Other

Mandatory courses

Yes, for certain faculties or programs Programs offered by the Faculty of Native Studies
Bachelor of Education
Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute

Financial support

Bursaries
Scholarships
Repayable Loans
Graduate fellowship
Awards/prizes
Emergency funds

Financial guidance

First Peoples' House in partnership with Student Financial Services hosts in-session programs to assist First Nation, Metis and Inuit students with how-to apply for numerous Loan programs.

Student Financial Services hosts a student financial aid support worker within First Peoples' House on a weekly basis to meet students where they are to better provide financial guidance to students.

Services

On-campus housing/student residences
Academic counselling
General counselling
Peer-to-peer mentoring
Employment/career counselling
Transportation support
+ Other

access to Free on campus Fitness Programs, designated housing, dedicated faculty advisors, Bridges Orientation hosted by First Peoples' House, Graduate Writing Mentors, Cultural supports including Elders in-residence,

Activities

Social or cultural events
Elder engagement
+ Other

Ceremonial events, First Peoples' House, Annual Round Dance, Speaker Series,

Programs for Indigenous students

Academic programs

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
Aboriginal Teacher Education Program Aboriginal Teacher Education Program Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bachelor of Arts - Minor Native Studies Bachelor of Arts - Minor Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies/Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education Faculty of Native Studies Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies/Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education  Faculty of Native Studies
Bachelor of Education - Minor in Cree Language Bachelor of Education - Minor in Cree Language Checkmark
Bachelor of Education - Minor Native Studies Bachelor of Education - Minor Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelor of Education/ Bachelor of Native Studies combined programs Bachelor of Education/ Bachelor of Native Studies combined programs Checkmark
Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences/Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies Faculty of Native Studies Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences/Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies  Faculty of Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelors - Native Studies Bachelors - Native Studies Checkmark
Aboriginal Teacher Education Program Aboriginal Teacher Education Program Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bachelor of Arts - Minor Native Studies Bachelor of Arts - Minor Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies/Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education Faculty of Native Studies Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies/Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education  Faculty of Native Studies
Bachelor of Education - Minor in Cree Language Bachelor of Education - Minor in Cree Language Checkmark
Bachelor of Education - Minor Native Studies Bachelor of Education - Minor Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelor of Education/ Bachelor of Native Studies combined programs Bachelor of Education/ Bachelor of Native Studies combined programs Checkmark
Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences/Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies Faculty of Native Studies Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences/Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies  Faculty of Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelors - Native Studies Bachelors - Native Studies Checkmark
Aboriginal Teacher Education Program Aboriginal Teacher Education Program Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bachelor of Arts - Minor Native Studies Bachelor of Arts - Minor Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies/Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education Faculty of Native Studies Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies/Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education  Faculty of Native Studies
Bachelor of Education - Minor in Cree Language Bachelor of Education - Minor in Cree Language Checkmark
Bachelor of Education - Minor Native Studies Bachelor of Education - Minor Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelor of Education/ Bachelor of Native Studies combined programs Bachelor of Education/ Bachelor of Native Studies combined programs Checkmark
Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences/Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies Faculty of Native Studies Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences/Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies  Faculty of Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelors - Native Studies Bachelors - Native Studies Checkmark
Aboriginal Teacher Education Program Aboriginal Teacher Education Program Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bachelor of Arts - Minor Native Studies Bachelor of Arts - Minor Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies/Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education Faculty of Native Studies Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies/Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education  Faculty of Native Studies
Bachelor of Education - Minor in Cree Language Bachelor of Education - Minor in Cree Language Checkmark
Bachelor of Education - Minor Native Studies Bachelor of Education - Minor Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelor of Education/ Bachelor of Native Studies combined programs Bachelor of Education/ Bachelor of Native Studies combined programs Checkmark
Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences/Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies Faculty of Native Studies Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Sciences/Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies  Faculty of Native Studies Checkmark
Bachelors - Native Studies Bachelors - Native Studies Checkmark
Graduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
Doctor of Philosophy -Indigenous Peoples Education Doctor of Philosophy -Indigenous Peoples Education Checkmark
Master of Arts - Native Studies Master of Arts - Native Studies
Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Administration and Leadership Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Administration and Leadership Checkmark
PhD with a specialization in Indigenous Peoples Education (Educational Policy Studies) PhD with a specialization in Indigenous Peoples Education (Educational Policy Studies) Checkmark
Doctor of Philosophy -Indigenous Peoples Education Doctor of Philosophy -Indigenous Peoples Education Checkmark
Master of Arts - Native Studies Master of Arts - Native Studies
Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Administration and Leadership Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Administration and Leadership Checkmark
PhD with a specialization in Indigenous Peoples Education (Educational Policy Studies) PhD with a specialization in Indigenous Peoples Education (Educational Policy Studies) Checkmark
Doctor of Philosophy -Indigenous Peoples Education Doctor of Philosophy -Indigenous Peoples Education Checkmark
Master of Arts - Native Studies Master of Arts - Native Studies
Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Administration and Leadership Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Administration and Leadership Checkmark
PhD with a specialization in Indigenous Peoples Education (Educational Policy Studies) PhD with a specialization in Indigenous Peoples Education (Educational Policy Studies) Checkmark
Doctor of Philosophy -Indigenous Peoples Education Doctor of Philosophy -Indigenous Peoples Education Checkmark
Master of Arts - Native Studies Master of Arts - Native Studies
Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Administration and Leadership Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Administration and Leadership Checkmark
PhD with a specialization in Indigenous Peoples Education (Educational Policy Studies) PhD with a specialization in Indigenous Peoples Education (Educational Policy Studies) Checkmark
No level specified On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
Community Linguistics Certificate Community Linguistics Certificate Checkmark
Community Linguistics Certificate Community Linguistics Certificate Checkmark
Community Linguistics Certificate Community Linguistics Certificate Checkmark
Community Linguistics Certificate Community Linguistics Certificate Checkmark

Indigenous Studies programs offered at this university

Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
MAJORS: Comm Bsd Res & Appl Skills-Maj; Land & Resources-Maj; Language & Culture-Maj; Native Studies-Maj; Self Government-Maj.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
Comments
MAJORS: Human Dimnsns of Env Mgt-Maj. CONCENTRATIONS: Enviro & Conserv Sci Concentra.
Area of Study
  • Natural resources/conservation, general
  • Environmental studies
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
MAJORS: Native Studies-Maj.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
MAJORS: Human Dimnsns of Env Mgt-Maj CONCENTRATIONS: Native Studies-Concentration.
Area of Study
  • Natural resources/conservation, general
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Master's degree
Program website
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Education
Comments
MAJORS: Generalist Degree-Maj.; CONCENTRATIONS: Native Studies-Concentration.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Aboriginal education
  • Elementary education and teaching
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Undergraduate level certificate/diploma
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
CONCENTRATIONS: Indigenous Gov & Ptnshp Cert.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Public administration and social service professions, other
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Education
Comments
NO MAJORS: Art-Maj; Biological Sciences-Maj; Business Education-Maj; Career&Tech Std: Bus&Tech-Maj; Career&Tech Std: HumanEcol-Maj; Career&Tech Std: Resources-Maj; Career&Tech Std: Tech Educ-Maj; Drama-Maj; English Language Arts-Maj; General Science-Maj; Home Economics-Maj; Ind Ed:Vocational Patt-Maj; Indust Ed:IA Pattern-Maj; Mathematics-Maj; Physical Education-Maj; Physical Sciences-Maj; Second Language-Cree-Maj; Second Language-French-Maj; Second Language-German-Maj; Second Language-Italian-Maj; Second Language-Japanese-Maj; Second Language-Other-Maj; Second Language-Spanish-Maj; Second Language-Ukrainian-Maj; Social Studies-Maj
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Aboriginal education
  • Elementary education and teaching
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
MAJORS: Native Studies-Maj
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Aboriginal education
  • Elementary education and teaching
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
MAJORS: Native Studies-Maj; Second Language-Cree-Maj
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Aboriginal education
  • Secondary education and teaching