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Alberta Education diplomas and certificates certify that the holder has successfully completed a prescribed program of instruction. A student who is awarded a diploma or certificate from the list below is a graduate.

This section outlines the requirements for being awarded the:

  • Alberta High School Diploma (English and francophone)
  • Certificate of High School Achievement (English and francophone)
  • Certificate of School Completion
  • Alberta High School Diploma as a Mature Student
  • High School Equivalency Diploma (by 2 options)

The possession of a diploma or certificate does not necessarily guarantee admission to a post-secondary institution. Students should be advised to check the calendars of post-secondary institutions for admission requirements.