About the Program
The Radio & Television - Television program takes a hands-on approach to training students. Instructors provide students with optimum learning experiences through intensive training, ensuring competence of all operational aspects of electronic media. Students have the opportunity to take on job functions normally found in television stations. A professional standard of both performance and content is achieved by students in this unique learning environment.
This program was profiled in Project President, where NAIT President Dr. Glenn Feltham worked with staff and students to prepare a live story for NAIT NewsWatch, typical activities students in the program do. See the full story and photo gallery.
Tuition & Fees (Cost per semester)
Cost Per Credit: $150
Tuition Cap: $1,883
Health & Dental: $128
Rec. & Athletics: $70
Books, Supplies & Program Fees (est.)
Semester 1: $300
Semester 2: $300
Semester 3: $200
Semester 4: $200
Please note: This information is provided to help you estimate your costs for student financing. Some courses may also have additional expenses. Students who take all of their courses online are exempt from U-Pass, Health & Dental, and Recreation & Athletics fees. All fees are subject to change.
- 60% in Grade 12 English
- Math 20-1 or 20-2 or Pure Math 20 or Applied Math 20
- Grade 11 Science
- Grade 11 Social Studies
One media or fine arts course from Grade 11 or Grade 12, or NAIT's RATV100 or RATV200 or RATV300 may be used as a substitute for the Math, Science, or Social Studies requirement. Only one substitution is permitted. Science 24 is not acceptable
Successful completion of minimum 24 post-secondary credits within an accredited or recognized arts degree or diploma with an Admission GPA of 2.0 based on the most recently completed post-secondary credits .
*Please note that acceptance into the program does not guarantee transfer credits. Transfer credits evaluation will take place after the student is accepted into the program.
View the English Language Proficiency Requirements for the Program: NAIT | English Language Proficiency
Additional Requirements and Considerations
Video Submission - Applicants must submit a 3 to 6 minute Video Submission with their application for the January 2019 intake. Final selection is weighted 70% on academics and 30% on the Video Submission.
For September 2019 start date: A video submission will not be required for admission.
Students gain direct industry experience through a 15 week industry work field placement in the 2nd year of the program.
- Length: 15 weeks
- Salary: none
- Relocation: relocation is not required; however, students have the option to select a field placement in Alberta or outside the province.
Scholarships & Bursaries
For general application and special selections, ranging from $500 to $5,000, see Scholarships & Bursaries.