Information Access and Protection of Privacy Program
University of Alberta
Faculty of Extension
Registration and more details:
Recognized nationally and internationally, the award-winning Information Access and Protection of Privacy Certificate program (IAPP) is Canada’s first and only post-secondary information rights program. The IAPP program serves the needs of a rapidly-emerging profession and an area of increasing importance in the public and private sectors.
The program involves the completion of five courses focusing on the theories, concepts, issues, and best practices involved in the administration of information rights legislation. It will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to help you become an effective information rights administrator.
The IAPP program’s courses are designed and delivered specifically for online distance learning. Students participating in the courses learn and study from the comfort of their home or office. Students enjoy timely and current materials, online guest discussion groups, and online instructional support.
Admission requirements, costs, and course calendar
Requirements for admission, courses costs, and calendar dates for courses may be found on the IAPP Program page on the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension website.
The IAPP program equips students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to help them become effective information rights administrators, including privacy theories, best practices, and exercising sound judgement. They benefit from the opportunity to share information and network with information rights industry leaders and experts from across Canada.
Courses at a glance
CORE COURSES (FOUR)
ELECTIVE COURSES (CHOOSE ONE)
Scholarships, associations, awards, program transfer, and French-language instruction
For more information on French language instruction, program transfer into Health Informatics or Communications and Technology degree programs, partner associations, scholarships, and program awards, please visit the IAPP Program page on the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension website.