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Within a challenging and respectful environment, the Murphy Centre provides individuals with opportunities for growth through the integration of creative learning experiences designed to achieve academic, career and life goals.


The Murphy Centre community acknowledges the immeasurable worth of all individuals and believes in their ability to make positive changes in their lives.
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Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Designed for adult participants, this program consists of two levels: Level II (equivalent to Grades 7-9) and Level III (equivalent to Grades 10-12). Participants study math, science, communications, career education and general options subjects. There are currently three different profiles in the ABE Program: Degree and Technical Profile, Business-Related College Profile, and General College Profile. Participants will enroll in the profile suited to their post-secondary plans and career goals.

  • Those applying to the ABE program must be at least 19 years of age.
  • ABE Special Admissions/Exemptions will only be considered if a participant is 18 AND has not attended school for at least 12 months.
  • ABE Special Admissions/Exemptions will not be considered for
    those younger than 18.

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High School Credit Program

Involves the same courses, texts and graduation requirements as in regular high school.
Upon completion of required courses, participants earn their high school diploma in General or Academic Programs granted by the Department of Education.

Applicants for the High School Credit Program must be 18 during the calendar year of application and out of school for at least 6 months.

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Semesters/Start Dates

There are two formal semester start dates in September and January.
Applications can be submitted to the Murphy Centre at any time during the year.

The process is as follows:

  • Fill in an application form (also available at any of our locations)
  • Include a most recent copy of your school transcript
  • Include a copy of your Educational Assessment (if applicable)
  • Ensure MCP number and SIN is included with application
  • After reviewing applications, you will be called for an interview
  • Upon acceptance, you will be notified of your start date: September or January

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Academic Brochure

View our Academic Brochure to find out important information for each semester.
Academic Brochure
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Instructors' Pages

Select an instructor to view important information, content or resources provided for your course.

Eileen Hébert
Trudy Morgan-Cole

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