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Cultural Resource Management

University of Lethbridge

24 months
9022 CAD/year
3982 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Cultural Resource Management MA program offered at University of Lethbridge provides students with training in the skills, methods, and theoretical backgrounds necessary for work as professional archaeologists within the cultural resource management industry in Alberta and elsewhere.


The Cultural Resource Management MA program offered at University of Lethbridge integrates a range of theoretical approaches from a variety of disciplines with practical experience, and incorporates course work and thesis work within a unique co-op-based learning program where students work in industry. Co-operative education and internship opportunities provide paid work experience in appropriate employment fields for students. These value-added activities provide enriching experiences and professional development opportunities for students. This major requires a co-operative work term as a degree requirement. Students may elect to complete a second co-operative work term as part of their degree in order to earn a co-op designation.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be prepared to work within pre-existing CRM companies as senior archaeologists or to start their own companies and further contribute to Alberta’s economic growth. Specifically, students who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  • Supervise archaeological excavations and surveys in Alberta and elsewhere.
  • Interpret and communicate the results of archaeological work to academics and government agencies, and to corporate and community agencies.
  • Assist community members and corporations to mitigate heritage concerns in relation to economic development.
  • Work in a number of settings related to the heritage industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Plains Archaeology
  • Applied Study
  • Archaeology of North America
  • Archaeology Materials Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants normally must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in a related discipline
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (based on the uLethbridge 4.00 scale) on the last 20 graded university-level term courses.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency (ELP) for graduate student
  • Secure a potential supervisor (except for Economics major)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9022 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4511 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    3982 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1991 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Fourth term:

  • Domestic: $597/semester
  • International: $1353/semester

Living costs for Lethbridge

1200 - 1800 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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